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Recycled Orange Net Weaving

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Create a cheap homemade weaving board out of old fruit or vegetable net packaging and a needle from a piece of drinking straw. Have fun weaving string, wool or ribbon into the weaving board. It makes a great introduction to sewing and weaving for preschoolers.



Net weaving, weaving for kids, easy kids weaving, cheap kids weaving


Time: 10 minutes
Age: Under 5's, 5-10's
Level: Easy

Materials
Orange/ onion net packaging
Cardboard (the thicker the better)
Sticky tape
Drinking straw
String, wool, ribbon etc to weave with
Scissors

Method
Cut a shape with a large hole in the middle out of the cardboard. We made a ring shape, however you can make any shape you wish.



Red card circle, preschooler weaving
Shape ready to cut out


Stretch the net packaging across the hole and tape securely onto the cardboard.



Red card circle, preschooler weaving


Trim any excess net and tape off round the outside of the cardboard.



Red card circle, preschooler weaving


To create a needle, cut a section from a drinking straw and cut a slit through the side of the straw. If you do this next to the bendy section it will help prevent the hole from tearing too much.



Red card circle, preschooler weaving


You're now ready to weave! Thread wool or string or ribbon through the hole in the needle and then weave in and out of the net loom.



Net weaving, weaving for kids, easy kids weaving, cheap kids weaving




Net weaving, weaving for kids, easy kids weaving, cheap kids weaving
Weaving ribbon through the net


Categories
#Under 5s
#5 to 10s
#Recycled
#Weaving
#Sewing
#Drinking straw
#Packaging
#Net
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Thanks! What a great safe way to learn weaving.

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