This was actually a craft from a winter theme math lesson teaching patterns. The kids could string together blue pom poms and balls of paper clay into any repeating pattern they wanted. It's a cute necklace.
blue pom poms
After teaching various kinds of simple patterns, give each child several blue pom poms and some paper clay.
Roll the paper clay into small balls.
Help the children to thread the pompoms and clay balls onto the thread with a needle in any pattern they choose.
Tie the ends of the thread to make the necklace.
It looks like a string of snow and ice balls. Patterns could include: