Weaving loom and fiber arts

WORLD WEAVING Online

It's llamas to looms and beyond!  Weaving is one of the simplest and oldest ways of creating cloth and fabric.  Not to mention how easily it integrates math, science, art, and critical small motor skills.  The slideshow takes you around the world visiting weavers still practicing their ancestors’ techniques to make clothing that lasts a lifetime. The best? Feeling how focused and calm you feel when you weave your own armband!

 

Best for ages 8 and up, age 5-7with hands-on adult help
60 minutes with slideshow, show-able artifacts, and guided hands-on activity

 

WHAT YOU NEED:

Internet connection

Small square of cardboard

Rubber bands

Yarn

Scissors

Knot tying ability or help


BUILD A SERIES WITH:

Finger Knitting (Online)

Inca: Llamas & Looms

Native California: Miwok & Ohlone

Olmec, Maya, & Aztec

Southwest Native America

West Africa

Natural Dyeing