Felting

Fourth graders learn first-hand how to make felt, engaging in the complete process from dying and carding wool, to harding, drying, and decorating their creation.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Concepts

Instructional Ideas

  • Prepare and project the images from the packet to provide a context for crafters
Classroom Considerations

  • Requires extensive preparation time to locate, purchase, and set up required materials
Pros

  • Complete directions, a materials list, and images of the process are included in the packet
  • A link to a YouTube video demonstrating the process is provided
Cons

  • Materials for the project must be purchased
Common Core