Woven Friendship Frame

  • Young Adult
  • Grades 1-3

Use Friendship Thread, Craft Sticks and beads to create a fun heart shaped frame. Give as a gift to someone special on Valentine's day or any day.


  • Alphabet Beads Tub
  • Mini Craft Sticks
  • Craft Sticks 150 Pack
  • Pencil
  • Craft Glue
  • Scissors
  • Printed Photo
  • White Cardstock


Step 1. Gather your supplies.



Step 2.


Spread some glue on one side of a Mini Stick.


Step 3.


Start wrapping one end of the Mini Stick with Friendship Thread. Wrap the Thread tightly together, overlapping to cover all the Stick.


Step 4.


Continue wrapping until you have covered the majority of the Mini Stick. Leave the last little bit of the stick uncovered. Cut the remaining Thread.  Use a little glue to secure the cut end of the Thread.


Step 5.


Repeats steps 2-4 with (3) additional Mini Sticks and (2) Craft Sticks. Use a different color of Friendship Thread on each piece.


Step 6.


Glue the pieces together to form a heart, as shown.


Step 7.


Decorate the heart with the Acrylic Jewels, Alphabet Beads, and Felt Heart Stickers.


Step 8.


To make an insert for the frame, place the heart on a piece of cardstock and trace heart with your pencil. (You can also use a printed photo for this step.)


Step 9.


Cut out the traced heart.


Step 10.


Glue the cardstock to the back of the heart frame. You can write a message or draw a picture in the frame.