Here are some suggestions for making bangles with your children - perfect for an Indian theme or perhaps a girl's slumber party? All the bangles below began in the same way, so the first part of the instructions are below and then you will need to follow the links to find out how we decorated each different bangle...
Carefully cut an old plastic bottle (we used a washing up liquid bottle but water or juice bottles will work fine) in to rings about 2 inches wide. Smooth off any rough edges with sandpaper. Please note that very sharp scissors or knives are needed to cut the bottles so it may be best if an adult prepares the bangles.
You can decorate your bangles however you like. Here are just a few suggestions: