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African Paper Plate Necklaces Craft

By September 2, 2020November 15th, 2021No Comments

african necklaces craft

DIY Paper Plate Necklace

This is one of our favorite African-themed projects. We love how they all turn out so differently! They are made using the outer rim of a large paper plate and they are inspired by the beaded necklaces of the Samburu Tribe.

african paper plate necklace first steps


Paper plates, paint, paint brushes, and scissors

cutting up african paper plate necklace

african necklaces craft in progress

Step one:

Cut a “v” shape out of the top of the plate.  Then cut along the inside circle.

next step for african necklaces craft

Step two:

Paint the plate in bright and fun African colors and designs.

The finished african necklaces craft

Step three:

Wear the necklace proudly! Maybe dance to some African music!

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