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From: Sandy Bacon <email@example.com>
To: ArtsEdNet Talk <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Saturday, June 16, 2001 11:06 PM
Subject: Re: What has happened to the Getty artsednet listserv?!
> > Sounds interesting. Is this something doable w/ kids at all? I would
> > to hear more about it either way.
> > Yes! I did a similiar weaving project with one of my third grade
> > this year while studying different Native American cultures. I had the
> > children draw a simple Native American design or symbol on graph paper.
> > they slid it under the warp which had be threaded on a rectangular
> > loom (can purchase in arts' catalogue). Then they just used over/under
> > patterning.
> We didn't incorpate any beads or other textiles, but I did teach them how
> change the color of their thread. For some, it was difficult to grasp the
> concept of weaving horizontally, while your design might curve. Most
> out --oh, the lightbulbs that went off when they did!
> They cut the weaving off and tied knots at the ends of their warp strings.
> helped them mount them on three pieces of construction paper in graduating
> sizes. Some where incredible! The kids were so proud of their work.
> I don't have the book at my fingertips, but I will look up the name of the
> author/artist and e-mail to you.