- Heavey thread
- Darning needle
- Wash the carrots and cut them into slices about 1/4 inch thick
- Thread your needle. The thread should be long enough to go around someone's head, plus a little extra.
- Push the carrot slices onto the thread by pushing the needle into the center of each slice.
- Once completed, lay your necklace on a piece of paper in a dark place to dry, making sure none of the carrots touch each other. As the carrots harden and dry, they turn into wrinkled beads. The dryin process takes about a week.
Ocone, L with Pranis, E. (1983). The National Gardening Association Guide to Kids' Gardening: A complete guide for teachers, parents, and youth leaders. Wiley Science Editions: New York.