Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by beachlibrarian 1000 alphabet beads -- how can you go wrong?
I just had my three year old art class make themselves bracelets with these beads, flower wooden beads and stretchy cording also offered by Oriental. They loved the project and were proud of their creations. We beaded using a double thickness of elastic on a blue plastic gum cleaning loop you can get at drug stores. The big eyed needles Oriental Trading offers are too big for most beads, including these. The children loved creating bright name bracelets with these lovely colored beads. This would also be a great item for a Montessori sorting tray. Buy a pack and set out with two empty clear plastic egg cartons for sorting by letters, or a few baby food jars for sorting by colors.
June 24, 2011
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by Livingqueen Letters were cut off
I purchased this to make name necklaces. Many pieces had the letter choped off. Only half the letter was visible. I also wished they were printed on both sides, but the way they look like their made, doesn't seem that's a possibility. The only reason I purchased these foam beads was because I knew I was able to write a letter on them if I was short a specific letter.
February 1, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Conny55 Comfortable
I ordered these to make bracelets for the kids at a party. They were easy to put on the elastic ropes, but I had about 37 where you couldn't see the letter or there was no letter or it didn't have a hole for the elastic to go through. All said and done I would order again because the blanks ones or on the other side I use for the letter A, all or at least most kids now a days have one or more A's in their name. They are good for little kid projects.
November 2, 2015
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by Cassieann The kids love these beads but many of the pieces were broken and unusable.
These beads are very colorful and students love to make bracelets and necklaces. The problem is that many of the pieces are broken and can't be used.
October 8, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Speechaholic Best for young child
This product was used during arts and craft activity for summer camp. Children as young as 4 are able to put them on plastic ring to make necklaces and bracelet.
June 21, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Juggler Affordable and fun!
Great colors! Easy to read! They slide right onto a pipe cleaner. My first graders love them. I wish the letters were printed on both sides of the bead...
November 1, 2013