If you work with children 4 to 6 years old,
then you should give them opportunity to learn
the technique of weaving. Since these are
small children, the technique will most easily
be done using paper. It is important that children
learn and enjoy in principles of weaving.
For beginning, it is enough to make a loom from little stronger cardboard paper and to wriggle strips of cloth or paper through him. Later, you can use a wooden frame with nails were stoned at a certain distance. When children master this technique, you can do the next step and introduce them a wool.
With technique of weaving kids can easily make an interesting greeting card.
Material for work:
- cardstock paper
- colored paper
If you don’t have material for work, check our material for work recommendations for purchase.
Bend cardstock paper in half and cut lengthwise one side on the strip 1/2 inch width , as shown. The size of cardstock paper is arbitrary.
Take colored paper strips, ½ inch width and wriggle alternately above and below the cardstock paper strips. In this way a child develops perception and recognizes the legality of obtaining woven string.
Stick the ends of strips on the back side.
All these activities will be very interesting to children. If you show them this technique in the right way, kids will making of this craft quickly turn into a game.