Creative Crafts of the World is a practical guide for teaching folk art to groups of children, young adults, adults, even yourself! From years of teaching real-life folk art classes, these lesson plans are tried-and-true. Perfect for all levels of skill. Just add students, mix, and create!
Lessons in Aboriginal Dot Painting technique,Viking Knitting (surprise! it's not with yarn!), Huichol beading technique, Natural Dyes, Weaving, Baumschmuck from Bavaria, Paper stars, Block Printing, Ukrainian Easter Eggs, Native American Dream Catchers, Wet Felting, Twinning, Maasai Beading technique, Bow Loom Weaving, and Dragon Boat sachets from China. These are actual folk crafts.
Each lesson includes a detailed materials list, step-by-step instructions for completing the craft, indispensable teaching tips coming from years of perfecting each lesson plan, over 380 sumptuous photographs and illustrations, and hand-picked resources for each craft to further your teaching.
Unlock the folk artist in your students!
Detailed step-by-step instructions for completing each craft
Detailed materials list - these classes are ready to go
Indispensable teaching tips; advice on teaching each craft from years of perfecting each lesson plan
Actual folk crafts; 15 different crafts from countries all over the world, involving varied textile, wire, beading, painting/dyeing techniques, and more
Sumptuous photographs and illustrations; over 380 full color photos and detailed drawings to show the steps and inspire your students' creativity
Resources pages; further your teaching with hand-selected resources for each craft