All you’ll need is, surprisingly, a lot of play dough, some pipe cleaners, a few pasta shapes and some colourful paint to make these creative 'bridges'. Once you’ve made a big batch of our basic play dough you can colour it any way you like. We like bright, primary colours for this one as they’ll appeal to younger children.
If you keep a few sealable boxes to hand, or some tuppawears, then you’ll be able to reuse your play dough and pasta shapes again, and again. Simply store, save and create the next time your brood is feeling crafty.
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You will need
Step 1Place a handful of dry pasta tubes in a bag. Pour a little white vinegar into the bag, then add some drops of food colouring. Add some glitter if desired, then seal the bag and shake to coat every tube. Leave for an hour, then shake again, then leave for another hour. Remove the pasta and allow to dry on a cooling rack.
Step 2Make some different coloured play dough following the basic recipe. Mould into balls.
Step 3Thread some dyed pasta onto a pipe cleaner, then press each end into a ball of play dough to create a rainbow
Craft: Suzie Attaway