Beetle pendant

Beetle pendant

This children’s craft is perfect as a present for Mother’s Day. In the ancient Egypt, the beetle was an amulet for good luck.

Beetle pendant


  • To develop creativity
  • To develop the artistic sense.


  • Salt pastry
  • A small knife or a very sharpened pencil
  • Paint
  • Varnish and a paintbrush
  • A toothpick
  • A thin cord

Pasos a seguir

Put floor on the working surface so the salt pastry does not stick. Take a piece of salt pastry and make a little sausage. Squash it a bit.

Beetle pendant paso 3

Bake the beetle. Wait until it is cool and paint it turquoise, as the Egiptians amulets, or the beetle’s real colour

Beetle pendant paso 4

Varnish it. When it is dried, put the cord through the hole.

Beetle pendant paso 5


  • Edad: 7 years
  • Tiempo: 1 hour
  • Dificultad: Medium

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