Kid Stuff

This collection of URLs is maintained in an effort to make information available to the textile community.

If you would like to have a site listed, please send email to: Rosemary Brock

Fairy Tales and Folklore
The folks at Apple Hollow Farm are collecting fiber-related stories.

Felted Animals
Gleason's Fine Woolies makes these charming animals (that are for sale). You should also look at their directions.

Folk Arts for Kids
The Augusta Heritage Center in West Virginia offers textile courses for kids.

Jumpin' Jehosaphat, the Counting Sheep
I hope you didn't think that we were only serious about spinning. In any case, this is the newest version of S. Dodd's counting sheep.

Junk Mail Jewelry
From the Imagination Factory, a way to use those leftover catalogs to make beads!

Just for Kids
From the American Sheep Industry Association site, a series of pages for kids.

Kids Page!
This site, from the Wools of New Zealand site, often includes a contest.

Lessons to Dye For
The National Gardening Association has an area for Kids & Classrooms. And one of their sections is on natural dyeing. There are additional parts including experiements and a FAQ

Teaching Kids about Spinning
From the Ashford-USA site, suggestions on how to get kids spinning.

Tools uncover Women's Work
From the Women in World History site, part of a lesson plan involving historical spinning.

String Figures from Around the World
Richard Darsie's site gives another look at the "kid's" game of cats cradle.

A Wooly Tale
This site, from Kenyon College in Ohio, introduces sheep farming to kids. It also includes more general farming information.

Young Textile Group
This site is from the Embroider's Guild. It includes information on weaving, knitting, embroidery, dyeing, braiding, ...

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