DIY 1 : A loom to boost your creativity


How to boost your children's creativity? What could be better than a loom? This object allows you to work on your imagination and to make lots of different weavings. Indeed, there are many ways to weave, and there are several techniques. You can vary the colours, the thickness and the length of the threads. You can't get bored with a loom.



The equipment

1 An empty cereals box

2 A pair of scissors

3 A pencil

4 Woolen threads








The steps

1 Cut out and save one side of the cereal box

2 Draw 11 vertical lines on the box

3 Cut two centimetres off both ends of the lines










4 Then take 1 white thread, place it on the vertical lines as shown in the photo









5 Cut a piece of cardboard in the shape of an arrow and create a slit at the end of the tip









6 Take a coloured thread and wedge it into this slit and pass the coloured thread between the white threads.