We used: 2 brown beads, 1 tan bead, 4 white beads, 3 blue beads, 2 green beads, 1 red, 1 yellow, 1 orange. 15 beads total.
We also used a pipe stem cleaner to make the bracelet.
String the beads according to the story.
- First brown bead represents the Pilgrims leaving England for religious freedom
-Next white bead represents the sails on the Mayflower
-3 blue beads for the long trip over the ocean.
-1 green for when they saw land
-3 white for the snow during that long winter
-1 green for the arrival of spring
-1 tan for the Native Americans who helped the Pilgrims
-4 beads for the food the Pilgrims served on Thanksgiving
- 1 red for the cranberries
- 1 yellow for the corn
- 1 brown for the turkey
- 1 orange for the pumpkin
Cheyanne is proud of her bead work.
Here is the finished product.
This was a fun way to discuss the first Thanksgiving.