Basket Weaving Twining


Basket weaving is one of the oldest handcrafts and techniques used by humans.  For thousands of years people have woven plants into baskets for carrying, storing, fishing, and even as airtight cooking containers and hats.  Basket weaving utilizes math, science, history, art, AND small motor skills!  Learn how to twine a basket using paper twist. Group size is limited to ensure participants receive individual help.


Best for ages 10 years +

1 1/2 to 2/12 hours


OPTION for younger folks:

1 to 1 1/2 hours

Form your own basket or circular weaving using household items like cardboard, picture frames, or paper plates or cups.  Using less traditional items, it can be perfect for younger ones wanting to learn how to weave.



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