My kids LOVE the movie, Moana. I have to admit, of all the things my kids have me watching on repeat or listening to the soundtrack for, it’s one that I kind of enjoy. This simple DIY Moana necklace was a really fun ‘Mommy and Me’ craft for my daughter and I to do together. We made matching necklaces with our own spin on each, mine simple and understated…hers not so much 🙂 Grab your materials and make Moana’s necklace too!
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Dressing up is always a large component of how my daughter loves to re-enact what she watches on TV. Making our own accessories to go along with dressing up is a great way to craft together while saving money on purchasing these items.
If you love this Moana necklace, check out all of the Moana-themed activities we have done.
DIY Moana Necklace
What you need:
White Crayola Model Magic
Twine or yarn
Blue, purple and green paint
How to Make Moana’s Necklace:
Take a round ball of the Model Magic and flatten it into a circle.
Using the hard end of the paintbrush, carve the Moana swirl into the clay.
Poke a hole for the string using a straw.
Paint the clay with the different colors, coming up with whatever creation you like! You could choose to use colored Model Magic instead and skip the painting part, I bet a couple of colors swirled together would be beautiful!
String breads onto the twine or yarn. I chose just a couple of plain white beads for my necklace, whereas my 3 year old opted to string a TON of colorful beads onto hers. This was great fine motor practice!
Add the clay ‘Heart of Te’Fiti’ to the middle of the beads and let dry overnight! Then your little Moana can dress up with the DIY Moana necklace to their heart’s delight!
I just LOVE how they turned out! Have fun making your own DIY Moana necklace!
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