Play Food: Whole Wheat Pasta

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A quick and easy project for today! Boo and I made some whole wheat pasta for her play market.  It looks so realistic! We started with 2 pieces of oatmeal colored craft felt:


Play Food: Whole Wheat Pasta via


I cut the felt into half inch strips:


Felt Whole Wheat Pasta Tutorial via


A pile of pasta!


Easy Felt Food: Whole Wheat Pasta Tutorial via


We used plastic sleeves to package the pasta. Note: plastic bags shouldn’t be used for children under 3.


Easy Felt Food: Whole Wheat Pasta Tutorial via


I created a label and printed it off onto adhesive sticker paper (from your office supply store):


Felt Food: Whole Wheat Pasta Tutorial via


It’s already in her grocery cart!


Felt Food: Whole Wheat Pasta via


Feel free to save this graphic to make your own play pasta!

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About Ashley Hackshaw

Living a simple, creative life in #smalltownusa Bryson City, NC. Renovating a 1960s ranch house and an old train depot. Thank you for reading! Read more in my about section. 


  1. 1
    Kenna Rogers says:

    I love it!! How creative!!

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    Brilliant! I love it!

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    We use little round craft pompom balls as blueberries. Just another easy food idea :)

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    Liliana Landauer says:

    Super cute. I love it!

  5. 5

    You are one creative Mama!

  6. 6

    That is an impressively sweet idea!

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    Meghan Grace says:

    Awesome, Ashley and Boo! I lOOVe my pasta, even whole wheat! :) hugs to you BOTH!!!

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    Robin Moody says:

    When I was a little girl, a while back, my Mom would open all baxes and cans from the bottom so I could have the empities for my store. Felt seems much safer than cans though.
    Take care. You and your family are in my prayers every day.

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    love it! I teach kindergarten in a low economic school where some children don’t know what whole wheat is. I plan on making something with real whole pasta for them to try and then adding this to our play store. Helps meet 2 standards in health and math. Fun simple idea, thanks!

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    Lisa Renata says:

    What a great idea! I’m totally making that for the kid’s kitchen tonight!!!

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    Super cute! Amazing that you are gathering enough energy to do something fun for your daughter given everything going on. Thinking and praying for you every day. My hubby had lymphoma at age 25 – he’s been in remission since ’93. I have faith that you will kick this cancer and be celebrating remission anniversaries too!

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    Dora Taylor says:

    You are so creative. I love that!!
    I love your site…
    I am a new follower.
    You have such great energy! You are an inspiration.

    –now a silly question…
    what program did you use to make that cute graphic? is that adobe?
    thanks so much!

  14. 14

    How adorable is this!?!?!? I love this idea–super simple to create, as well!

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    Beth Morrow says:

    I thought it was real whole wheat pasta! So adorable! Pinterest has a bunch of felt food…ck. it out.
    Hope you have a great day today…just prayed for you today!
    Love ya,

  16. 16

    So cute!! A quick project too! (My favorite!)

  17. 17

    This is so fun! It really does look real!

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    Funnest. Play. Kitchen. EVER.

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    you have the most adorable ideas.

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    Alexandra says:

    I can’t take the cuteness ad creativity you inspire me everyday


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