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.
- Brown Fuzzy Sticks
- Acrylic Paint Pots
- Pasta – Rigatoni, Conchiglioni (Shells), Gemelli, Fiori
- Green Construction Paper
- Foam Core
Step 1. Gather your supplies.
Cut a circle from black foam core.
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.
Paint some rigatoni and gemelli pasta brown.
Glue 4 stacks of 3 rigatoni to the center of the foam core.
Glue the gemelli to the bottom of the rigatoni trunk to look like roots.
Glue painted gemelli to some fuzzy sticks, then bend them and glue them inside the rigatoni trunk.
Paint fiori pasta two shades of pink. These will be the cherry blossoms.
Glue the painted fiori to the fuzzy stick-gemelli branches.
Paint shells two shades of green. These will be the leaves.
Glue the shells to the fuzzy stick-gemelli branches.