Pasta Globe

Celebrate Earth Day with a hollow globe made entirely of pasta! Add a small LED light in the center or just leave as is and place on display.


Materials

Instructions

Step 1. Gather your supplies.


Step 2

Step 2

Dye a large amount of wagon wheels, mini wagon wheels and mini peace sign pasta blue. Check out our "Pasta Dying" tutorial to learn how to dye pasta.

Step 3

Step 3

Begin by gluing wagon wheels in this pattern on the top of the beach ball. We used a large tea cup to hold our ball steady.

Step 4

Step 4

After you complete the top, you will find it's difficult to follow a pattern. Simply fill in the spaces as best you can as you go around. Once you are halfway done, flip it over to make it easier to cover the other half in pasta. Once you've reached this point, stop.

Step 5

Step 5

Deflate the ball as much as you can and pull it out carefully from the pasta sphere. We made sure that the ball wasn't glued to the pasta before we pulled it out.

Step 6

Step 6

Complete the sphere.

Step 7

Step 7

Paint the continents on the globe with green paint.

Step 8

Step 8

Once the paint is dry, cover the green areas in decoupage glue.

Step 9

Step 9

Pour glitter onto the decoupaged areas.