The number of Q-Tips you need might vary based on the design you choose for your maze. This craft takes very little time to make but keeps kids busy for hours!


  • 8 Q-Tips
  • empty Q-Tips box
  • small bead(s)
  • paint and paintbrush (optional)
  • glue


  1. maze2Paint eight Q-tips any color (if at all) and let them dry.
  2. Glue the Q-Tips into a simple maze pattern in the bottom of the Q-tips box. You may need more or fewer Q-tips depending on the pattern you create.

How to Play the Mini Bead Maze

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  1. Drop your bead into your maze and see how quickly you can get it from one end to the other.
  2. After you get one all the way across, try it with 2 beads!

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Cassi Griffin is the creator of The Crafty Crow, one of the best collection of children's arts and crafts on the Internet. She is also a craft designer and has contributed designs to many books and national magazines. When she is not blogging and crafting, she is homeschooling her three amazing kids in the beautiful mountains of Idaho and trying to find balance in life as a single mom.

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