Cut out cardboard shapes.
Give your children uncooked, uncolored pasta to glue onto the shapes.

When dry, have children paint their pasta shapes and add glitter.

  Punch a hole in the cardboard and hand the shapes up in your room.

Variations: Shapes could be hearts, shamrocks, flowers, trees, etc.

Write children’s names on a large sheet of construction paper.
Give them some cooked spaghetti noodles.
Have them lay the noodles along the lines of their name.
Supply small butter knieves for cutting pasta to desired lengths.

Cook up some spaghetti noodles for your children.

Add some oil to the water, so that the noodles will not stick together.
Give your child a pair of child scissors and have her cut the noodles into small pieces.
These small pieces could be glued to construction paper to make objects or designs.
Here are a few different ways to color uncooked pasta.
The most common way, is to mix some food coloring with rubbing alcohol.
Another way is to add ½ cup water with 1 Tbs. cider vinegar and some food coloring.
Or you can mix 1 tbs. water with 1 tsp. tempera.
And finally you can just use food coloring.
Place in a plastic container or zip-lock bag with 1 cup uncooked pasta and shake. Then spread the pasta out on waxed paper to dry.
Using letter patterns, cut out large letter shapes from cardboard.
Then using a hole punch, punch holes around the outside edge of the letter shape, approximately 1” apart.
Give your child a shape and some yarn and have her sew around the letter.
Place some tape around one end of the yarn to create a stiff needle.
Give your child some plain paper and some finger paint.
After spreading the paint across her paper, have her draw specific letters in the paint.
Tape a painter’s tape letter onto a plain piece of paper.
Then give the paper to your child along with some paint and a paint brush.
Have your child paint across the paper however he wishes.
When the paint is dry, help your child remove the tape to reveal a white letter.
Using a white crayon, draw two or three letters on a piece of white paper.
Then give your child a paint brush and some water colors or a paint wash to spread paint across the paper.
The letters will pop out when they are covered with paint.
Give your child some play dough.
Show her how to make long ropes with the dough.
 Then encourage her to make rope letters.
Purchase some letter stamps or sponges at the craft store.
Give your child an ink pad or paint pad and some paper.
Let your child stamp any letter he wishes on the paper or a specific one you would like him to concentrate on.