Dried Pasta Art

Pasta Shapes, Sizes and Colors

Uses: Fun and creative!
Materials:

  • Dried pasta of any shape, size, or color.
  • Construction paper
  • Paint
  • Crayons

What to Do/Procedure:
Use the paint or crayons and any dried pasta that you want to make the best picture that you can! The more you use your imagination, the better. You’ll soon realize that all the shapes of pasta can make some very familiar things! Here are some ideas…

  • House
  • Boat
  • Dog
  • Cat
  • Giraffe
  • Any animal!
  • Beach scene
  • School
  • Flag
  • Truck
  • Anything you want!

Pasta Skeleton

Halloween Skeleton Made of Pasta

Uses: This can be a fun Halloween project to decorate with or it can be a great educational activity to learn about the different bones in the body.

Materials:

  • various types of dried pasta (spaghetti, macaroni, penne, rotini, wagon wheels, shells, etc.)
  • construction paper
  • glue
  • crayons
  • pencil

Procedure/What to do:

  • Draw a stick figure of a person on the paper just so you have the size of skeleton that you want.
  • Arrange the various types of dried pasta on the skeleton outline. Do not use glue yet so that you can change the pieces around if you wish to do so.
  • Once like how your pieces look, glue them into place.
  • If you are doing this as an educational activity, use the crayons to label specific bone structures of the body.

Tip: If you want a ready-made outline of a skeleton to follow, click here http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/anatomy/skeleton/