KIDSTUFF - Basketweaving for Children

artClassBasket2.jpgBasketweaving with young people is really fun!

The simple weaving of reeds together to create a finished basket never fails to give a great sense of accomplishment. Your students are going to be ecstatic over their project!

Before your class date, be sure to read our Basketweaving with Children Teaching Tips.

It'll make your class a sure success!

Visit our Art Teachers Page for information on suggested basket kits for different grade levels, plus National Art Standards info for your lessons plans and much more!

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Kids Basket Weaving Kit
$6.95

Has a child shown interest in your basket weaving? This is the answer to getting them started in basket weaving.

Pattern, 4" round pre-drilled base, beads & #3 round reed. Wood bases makes it extremely easy for young people to learn weaving without having to weave a base. 4" x 6" Perfect for ages 9 and up.


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Kids2010web.jpg CAMP Basket Weaving Kit for 20
$38.95

This is the Perfect class project for 4th graders and up. They love it!

Enough to weave 20 baskets. Includes twenty 4" pre-drilled bases, beads, one easy-to-follow illustrated pattern & enough #3 round reed to weave 20 baskets. (Same pattern as Kids Kit) For ages 9 and up.

Need reed & bases for more kids than 20? Order extra bases & #3 round reed.

 


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Kids2010web.jpg CLASSROOM Kit for 30
$57.35

campkids.jpgThis is the Perfect class project for 4th graders and up. They love it!

Enough to weave 30 baskets. Includes thirty 4" pre-drilled bases, beads, one easy-to-follow illustrated pattern & enough #3 round reed to weave 30 baskets. (Same pattern as Kids Kit) For ages 9 and up.

Need reed & bases for more kids than 20/30? Order extra bases & #3 round reed.

 


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Kids Sampler Basket Weaving Set
$16.95
Has a child shown interest in your basket weaving? This is the answer to getting them started in basket weaving. Kids pattern + 4 bases, beads & #3 round reed. Base sizes: 4" & 5" round, 5" square, 5x8" oval. Weaves baskets like Kids Kit shown below, but w/ more base sizes.
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Colonial72.jpg Colonial Basket Kit
$13.95

The Colonial Basket Kit is another excellent beginner's kit. It's perfect for your middle school or high school project on Colonial Living. Woven with 1/2" and 1/4" flat reed plus a 4x9" D handle. Measures 4 x 6" and 9" tall. Ages 12 and up.


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ScoutPack2010web.jpg Scout Pack
$47.90

SCOUT PACK includes:

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  1Original Beginner Kit, 1 Cape Cod Blueberry Kit, 1 Kids Kit and 1 New England-style Footstool Kit.

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5th grade Boy Scouts wove these footstools in one 2 hour after-school session. Nice work, boys!

( Wood stain and reed dye are not included in this kit.)

 


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4thJuly2010web.jpg 4th of July Basket Kit
$19.95
The 4th of July Basket is a terrific 5x8 oval basket woven on a wooden base with #3 round reed, accented with red, white and blue beads. Makes 6 baskets! Great summer kids project. 5x8" base, 6" tall
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#3 round reed
$11.95

2.25mm - 750 ft. 


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#3 Smoked Round Reed
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HowToTeachBasketweaving2011cover.jpg How to Teach Basket Weaving
$3.95
We have an excellent booklet by veteran teacher & designer Linda Hebert which covers everything you need to know to get started teaching Basket weaving classes. General teaching guidelines, class scheduling, suggested charges, materials lists, class size and so on. All sorts of information that you probably never considered (unless you're already a teacher!) is covered to help give you self-confidence and make even your first classes a success. This booklet proves that knowing how to weave baskets is but a small part of actually teaching the skills. Revised and updated 2009.
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EconomyDrilledBases72.jpg Round & Square Plywood Bases

Use with #3 round reed. 4" round .63; 5" round .83; 5" square 1.00; 5x8 oval 1.20

Economy grade plywood. The 4" bases are the bases used in the Kids, Camp and Classroom kits.



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