Monday, May 12, 2014

Making loom bracelets

We were intrigued when Chavela shared her loom bracelet for news. The teachers said that it reminded them of french knitting, but with rubber bands. Chavela's Mum offered to share some looms and rubber bands with us. We wondered if the children would be able to do the inticate process, but we needn't have worried after just a couple of lessons they were away. What a cool way to promote concentration and fine motor skills! We have purchased some more from ... http://www.paylessnz.com/index.php?cPath=4

3 comments:

  1. I was amazed by the skills and concentration that children have.

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  2. My colleague Louise (Australia) visited you Kindergarten recently and shared some ideas. I decided to subscribe to your BlogSpot. Amazingly today we did loom bracelets too! We didn't have a Mum to help so we YouTubed the instructions.

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  3. These are some tutorials for using the mini loom
    Single pattern bracelet
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5e3KtG1qNfk


    Normal Fishtail
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bRmBg5Csm4A

    Inverted Fishtail
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H4VT83znk5s

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