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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