- Red and Blue drinking straws
- White beads or white drinking straws
- Elastic string
- Cut drinking straws into small pieces about 1/2 inches long.
- Cut a piece of elastic about 3 inches longer the the circumference of the child's wrist.
- String straw beads (and other beads if using) in a red, white and blue pattern.
- Tie off end securely, leaving a short tail so end doesn't unravel. To secure knot you can add a dab of glue.