Parental supervision is recommended
Use your imagination to create new art from old with this artwork weaving craft project for kids.
What you'll need:
- Masking tape
- Piece of poster board
- 2 pieces of artwork you are willing to cut up
How to make it:
- Choose the two pieces of artwork, piece A and piece B, that you are going to cut. They should be the same size, and they should be on paper and in paint, marker, or crayon (pencil could smear).
- Measure equal increments along the length of piece A, and draw lines forming strips on the back of the piece. Number each piece in numerical order on the back.
- Measure equal increments along the width of piece B, and draw lines forming strips on the back of the piece. Letter each piece in alphabetical order on the back.
- Cut along the lines of pieces A and B -- forming two sets of strips.
- Using masking tape, tape the ends of the strips of piece A onto a piece of poster board -- reassembling the artwork. Use the numbers to help keep the strips in order.
- Carefully weave the strips from piece B into piece A -- tightly. Use the letters to help keep the strips in order.
- When finished you can either laminate the finished piece or wash over the painting with some watered down white glue.