Revere the importance ropes play in our lives, and the simplicity of making it. Re-using ordinary items like card board and yarn, learn how to make your own plaiting device first and then use it to make an armband, necklace, key fob, and more. Dating back to the ancient Egyptians, this technique is used to make fiber cords, ropes, and metal chains. With endless connections to math, patterns are a random surprise but can be planned.
Best for participants 7 years and older.
60-90 minutes, depending on group size and age.
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