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Indoor Nature Crafts for Kids


Huichol Indian Yarn Picture Nature Craft
Huichol Indian Yarn Picture
Huichol Indian Yarn Picture
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Tell a story with a Huichol Indian yarn picture nature craft, as the Huichol Indians of western Mexico do.

What You'll Need:

  • Pencil
  • Cardboard
  • Scissors
  • Yarn
  • Glue
  • Craft stick

How to make a Huichol Indian yarn picture:Step 1: Draw an outline of an animal, person, plant, or object on a piece of cardboard. Step 2: Cut and glue pieces of yarn on the outline to cover it -- use the craft stick to apply the glue to the cardboard. Step 3: If you'd like, continue to add additional strands of yarn inside the outline, "painting" with yarn, until the design is filled with color. Place yarn pieces close together so that only the yarn, and not the cardboard, shows. Step 4: After the picture has been filled, you can use another color of yarn to fill up the space outside the animal, person, plant, or object your story is about.For more creative crafts for kids, check out:

How to make a Huichol Indian yarn picture:Step 1: Draw an outline of an animal, person, plant, or object on a piece of cardboard. Step 2: Cut and glue pieces of yarn on the outline to cover it -- use the craft stick to apply the glue to the cardboard. Step 3: If you'd like, continue to add additional strands of yarn inside the outline, "painting" with yarn, until the design is filled with color. Place yarn pieces close together so that only the yarn, and not the cardboard, shows. Step 4: After the picture has been filled, you can use another color of yarn to fill up the space outside the animal, person, plant, or object your story is about.For more creative crafts for kids, check out:


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