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Weaving Practical Life Exercises

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Choose from the available options to create your own activities or follow our recommendations below.

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Weaving Loom
Large Weaving Loom
Small Non-slip Tray
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Large Tray
Deep Round Basket
Set of 12 Long Laces
Threading Board
Assorted Ribbons
Threading Ring
4 Compartment Sorting Tray

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3 Compartment Sorting Tray
Small Wooden Tray

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A threading activity for the Practical Life area, which can be presented as described below, or to augment your existing activites.  Choose from the available options to create your own activities or follow our recommendations below:


1 Threading Board

Threading board, laces, tray.

The child can devise own pattern or simply thread vertical and horizontal lines.


2 Threading Frame

Selection of beads, lace, sorting tray.

The child can devise own pattern or follow a diagram, aim to encourage weaving.


3 Weaving Frame

Selection of wool, basket, weaving frame, large tray [These items included by default]

Vary the material to be woven.


4 Weaving 

Selection of ribbons, basket, grid frame, tray

Vary the material to be woven.


5 Plaiting

Plaiting board, tray.



Suggestions for additional items needed: beads, dried beans, lentils, macaroni, coriander seeds, coffee beans, corn puffs, rice, pebbles, shells

Of course, these are only suggested activities and you can mix and match the items as you wish. We'd love to see your own ideas.

Get inspired for alternative activities with videos and photos here.


PLEASE NOTE: This pack contains real kitchen items not toys, some of which are made from glass. They are only for use under the supervision of an adult, and you should assess the risk posed each time they are used. WARNING: Not suitable for 0-3 years - Small Parts: Choking hazard.



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Instructions Instructions: http://www.absorbentminds.co.uk/threading-ideas
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