Kids can have a go at making these stunning pretend bone carving necklaces traditionally worn by Maoris in New Zealand and very popular today around the world
White air drying clay
Old ballpoint pen (for tiki)
2 small round gems (for tiki - optional)
To make the Koru necklace:Roll a piece of clay to form a sausage shape. Make the ends into points. Roll into a loose spiral. Press flat. Use the end of a paintbrush to make a hole. Leave to dry out. Thread on to cord.
To make the twist necklace:Roll a piece of clay to form a sausage shape that is thicker in the middle than at the ends. Join the ends together to form a loop. Twist the loop so three small loops are formed. Press flat. Leave to dry out. Thread on to cord