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We do weavings every year to tie into our Native American studies. These were done on a simple cardboard loom. (image only)

We do weavings every year to tie into our Native American studies. These were done on a simple cardboard loom. (image only)

Mrs. Laffin's Laughings These Native American research projects are amazing! Be sure to check them out!

Mrs. Laffin's Laughings These Native American research projects are amazing! Be sure to check them out!

I used this during my Native American study with 4th grade. My students LOVED making woven baskets!!  Must have an odd number of flaps for this to work out properly.

Basket Weaving for Beginners

I used this during my Native American study with 4th grade. My students LOVED making woven baskets!! Must have an odd number of flaps for this to work out properly.

Each child acted as one family in the clan, and selected an animal spirit to represent them. In Native American culture, an animal can symbolize a quality or way of life. All clan members reviewed paper sculpture skills and began the creative process of designing their animal.

Cool Totem Pole Craft Projects For Kids

Each child acted as one family in the clan, and selected an animal spirit to represent them. In Native American culture, an animal can symbolize a quality or way of life. All clan members reviewed paper sculpture skills and began the creative process of designing their animal.