Virtual Activities

Woven Book Mark

This week, make a woven bookmark to use when reading your favorite book. 

SUPPLY LIST

  • 1-2 pieces of sturdy cardboard
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Ruler
  • Tape (optional)
  • Yarn (1-3 types)

DIRECTIONS

  • Gather supplies
  • Measure 0.25 inches from each end of the cardboard (1).
  • Cut 8-10 tabs from the edge to the measured line (2).
  • To make the weaving easier, cut two pieces of cardboard and tape to the loom as shown (3).
Woven bookmark craft project supplies on top of a table
  • String your loom with one type of yarn as shown (4).
  • Make a weaving loom with one type of yarn as shown.
  • Weave the yarn across the loom in an over/under pattern, when you reach the end of the loom, weave back to the start going "under/over" (6,7).
Cardboard cut in two pieces with strings of yarn,
  • Keep weaving "under/over" and back all the way down the loom (10). Make sure not to pull to tightly, leave some slack or you’ll get an hourglass shape (8).
Woven Bookmark completed laying on the table
  • Cut the strings on the back of your loom. Tie the ends together, two pieces at a time (10,11).
  • You now have a finished bookmark! (12)
Woven Bookmark 4