WOVEN STAR DECORATIONS
This is a great activity for slightly older kids as it involves pattern, shapes and mathematics.
You could even make them in sparkly yarns as Christmas decorations, they would look beautiful hanging on the Christmas tree.
MATERIALS: Thick cardboard, mixture of different coloured yarns and scissors.
TUTORIAL: Cut our circle shapes from thick cardboard, ours were 12cm diameter. Then cut slots around the edges at equal distances. We tried stars with 8, 12 and 16 slots.
Begin to wrap with yarn following patterns. For younger ones it can help to draw the pattern to follow on the cardboard.