During summer break I don't ignore any of my summer camp craft impulses. That means, if a craft I did as a kid pops into my head, I go for it. I figure it's just my inner child wanting me to connect with her, and I mean, if crafting is what she wants, I'm not gonna deny her! And aside from tie dye, bracelet-making has to be the one summer camp craft that has popped in my head the most. I love buying a kit of colorful beads, stringing them and covering my wrists and the wrists of my kids, friends, and spouse with bright, happy beads. A couple of weeks ago you might have caught our clay bead tutorial that was so much fun, but it was a bit more advanced since beads are very tiny. However, today's bead project are perfect for little fingers and create unique results that are a little outside of the typical pony bead variety — we're making tile bead bracelets!
Here is what you'll need: