Braiding and beading are great for little girls (and if you pick the right beads, boys too). My niece can keep a style like this in her hair for up to 1 and a half months. We are currently on week 2 and going strong!
Materials Needed: Beads, Beader, Rubber bands, Time, and
Patience (an extra dose if this is your first time!)
PART 1: Add beads to top of loop (pointed edge). They will just slide down.
Directions: Continue to braid and bead throughout, deciding on what style you want. You can use a few or as many beads as you'd like. Aim for symmetry! What you do to one side, do to the other. It'll look better in the end.
"That's All Folks!"
Time: 1.5-2 hours (longer for first timers)
Length Style Should Remain: 1.5 -2 months
Cost: Free (all materials on hand)
*If you do not have the materials, beads cost $3.00-$5.00 pack, beaders cost $2.00, and rubber bands cost $.99-$3.00