Introduction: How to Dye Noodles--the Crafting and Edible Version!!!
Dyeing dry noodles for art collages, stringing awesome necklaces, or sorting by color is a breeze! Go back to kindergarten with this easy project.
*Note: This new recipe allows noodles to be used for craft projects, or technicolored meals!* Check out my blog, www.thehandmadeproject.com for more crafty tidbits.
Step 1: Take One Willing Two-year-old and Post Them Next to You in the Kitchen.
Step 2: Prep Yourself With Food Coloring, White Vinegar, Baggies, and Dry Noodles.
Step 3: Add One Teaspoon (or Less! Less Is More in This Step or Else You Will Wind Up With Soggy Noodles With Unevenly Distributed Color) of Vinegar to a Baggie of Dry Noodles.
Step 4: Squeeze in Four to Five Drops of Food Coloring. Close Baggie and Distribute the Color!
Step 5: Open the Newly Colored Baggie of Noodles to Let Air Dry. Enjoy Just How Easy Dyeing Noodles Are!
Step 6: Once Noodles Are Dry, Take Out of Baggie and Get to Stringing...
Step 7: Or Sorting by Color (a Great Montessori-inspired Lesson).
Step 8: When Finished Working With Your Gem-hued Noodles, and Your Gem-hued Hands.