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What you'll need.

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Find objects with cool shapes and trace them on top of your cardboard piece. We used a circular shape because we wanted to do a pearl necklace.

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Cut out your shapes. Parents should be in charge of this task.

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Use your colored paint to decorate your jewels.

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The more patterns, colors, and shapes, the better.

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Let the jewels dry for a while.

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Align your jewels side by side and tape a piece of string to their backs.

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Now, little ladies, dress up like a princess with your beautiful necklace. And you little men, give mom her custom-made necklace for mother's day!

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Cardboard Necklace


This week’s activity is about wearable art! Let your little princesses design and build their own beautiful cardboard necklaces, and ask your little guys to make you a wonderful mother’s day gift.

Believe us when we tell you that if this activity works for you as well as it did for us, you will be hosting a fashion show for the whole family in your living room that will last a few hours.