This beginner's guide teaches the techniques of kumihimo (braiding), plaiting, knotting, and macrame. Written for young minds, Creative Kids Complete Photo Guide to Braiding and Knotting gives readers the basics for working with different cords and fibers to create projects such as bracelets, necklaces, leashes, keychains, wall hangings, and more. Some of these fun projects incorporate beads, stones, and other findings.
Each section of Creative Kids Complete Photo Guide to Braiding and Knotting begins with an introduction to the materials required then gradually introduces skills and techniques until kids are braiding and knotting with confidence and ease.
Visual learners will love the 250 how-to photos and illustrations, as well as clear, concise instructions--all easily understood by grade-school kids. Each project lists the skills that will be exercised in making it, and projects are rated for difficulty, so kids can progress to higher levels as they learn new skills and develop dexterity. You'll find that the book provides a foundation for a lifetime of braiding, knotting, and macrame enjoyment.
Keep little fingers braiding and creating and give kids' eyes a break from technology with the fun and creative craft of braiding and knotting!