Thursday, March 1, 2012

Potholders - Kids Weaving Project

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Weaving is an excellent handicraft for children. It can lead into a life time love of crafting and is good for hand-eye coordination, math (patterns), sense of accomplishment, art (design) and so much more. Each of my children has enjoyed creating potholders between the ages of five and eight.





We have always used the Harrisville Brand potholder loom and loops. One of my friends purchased another brand and the difference in quality was amazing. The cheaper one she got included a loom made out of plastic, which bent when used, and loops made out of a material similar to panty-hose. I would definitely recommend this model.



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5 comments:

  1. that looks like a fun project. Great gift ideas!

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  2. What an awesome project! I love the thick potholder texture! Thanks for sharing at Teach Me Tuesday!!

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  3. Love these. I used to make them when I was young.

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  4. i love these! a great flashback to my childhood! thanks for linking this up to tip-toe thru tuesday!

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  5. I still have a potholder I made with my Grandma about 35 years ago! Great memories, and lasting creations :-)

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