Pasta Cherry Blossom Tree

Spread the spring fever with a cherry blossom tree made from pasta! Make different pasta tree varieties to explore the four seasons.


Materials

Instructions

Step 1. Gather your supplies.

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Step 2

Step 2

Cut a circle from black foam core.

Step 3

Step 3

Cut a of green construction paper the same size as the foam core circle. Glue the green construction paper circle to the top of the foam core.

Step 4

Step 4

Paint some rigatoni and gemelli pasta brown.

Step 5

Step 5

Glue 4 stacks of 3 rigatoni to the center of the foam core.

Step 6

Step 6

Glue the gemelli to the bottom of the rigatoni trunk to look like roots.

Step 7

Step 7

Glue painted gemelli to some fuzzy sticks, then bend them and glue them inside the rigatoni trunk.

Step 8

Step 8

Paint fiori pasta two shades of pink. These will be the cherry blossoms.

Step 9

Step 9

Glue the painted fiori to the fuzzy stick-gemelli branches.

Step 10

Step 10

Paint shells two shades of green. These will be the leaves.

Step 11

Step 11

Glue the shells to the fuzzy stick-gemelli branches.