Paper weaving – art lesson

This is a really easy Art lesson which is fun and requires minimal resources.

Materials needed;

  • Pencil
  • Ruler
  • Scissors
  • 2 sheets of paper
  • Glue 

Children need to get 2 pieces of paper (sugar paper works well.)

1. Fold one piece in half.

2. Using a ruler, draw a line down.

3. Next cut from the closed section to the line. (You need about 6 cuts)

4. Then cut the other piece of paper into strips. 
5. Now weave the strips in and out through the other piece. (over, under, over, under etc.) and then glue the pieces of paper at either end.
6. For the next strip start with under, over, under, over etc.
7. Push the paper down as close as you can. 

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