Two Simple Weaving Projects for Kids

One day, DD announced, “I want to learn to weave.” I realized that I was a terrible mother… my kids have never even learned the basics of paper weaving!  It was time to bring out the construction paper and teach that all-important skill… repeating the over-under-over-under pattern!

Weaving1Then I used hard pieces of cardboard and made simple little yarn looms for them. Even my youngest quickly got the hang of it!

Weaving2Their (almost) finished products weren’t terribly big…

IMG_4666WeavingBut ED quickly found a use for hers!

IMG_4661weaving

Then looking at Pinterest… I can see tons of new projects in our future!

DD got a LapLoom from Auntie C for her birthday and really loves it! :) She even brought it on a trip with us! This is the LapLoom that we got.  There is also an upright version from Melissa & Doug. (affiliate links)

LapLoom-WeavingDisclosure: Please note that some of the links in this post are affiliate links, and at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you decide to make a purchase.

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