Weaving for Kids: Cool Projects to Try at Home

Craft projects that don’t require too many supplies, that cost a lot, or make you head to the store multiple times are always appreciated, especially when it’s cold and snowy out. Weaving falls in that category at our house. Looms can be made with basic items you’ll find laying around; if you’ve got a scrap piece of cardboard, you’ve got the makings of a loom! This week’s roundup is all about weaving, just in time for quieter days after the holidays.

How to Make a Q-Tip Weaving Loom for Kids

Cotton swabs from the beauty aisle are excellent craft supplies! Hello Wonderful shows you how to turn a set of them into a weaving loom.

 

Sunshine Weaving

A piece of scrap cardboard is all it takes to create a different loom. Nurture Store has a how-to for creating this vibrant woven piece.

 

Rainbow Paper Plate Weaving Project

Once the basics of weaving have been achieved, try making different designs! Head over to Pink Stripey Socks to learn how to make your own woven rainbow.

 

Paper Plate Yarn Weaving

Ready for some freeform weaving? Happy Hooligans shares a clever idea for weaving heart shapes on paper plates.

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