Category: Fiber Art
3rd Grade – Colorful, Fun Basic Sewing Sampler
Description of the Unit – Students will learn basic sewing techniques to sew a simple image onto burlapContinue reading “3rd Grade – Colorful, Fun Basic Sewing Sampler”
4th Grade – Loom Weaving
Description of the Unit –
Students will practice simple loom weaving and create one small tapestry.
Activity statement –
In the California Visual Arts Standards, fourth grade students should experience using “fibers…to create a simple weaving,” (2.4, Creative Expression). Further, as students will be working on sewing samplers in fifth grade, they will benefit from this opportunity to develop their hand-eye coordination and fine motor skills. Finally, while practicing this simple weaving technique on a cardboard loom, students will reinforce their understanding of color and pattern via the design they choose to weave.Continue reading “4th Grade – Loom Weaving”