Craft: Weaving a Picture

Children learn the craft of weaving, overlapping coloured strips of paper to create a checkerboard, then selecting a shape to overlay onto the weave and decorating

Learning Objectives

  • Learning to weave

  • Understanding that fabric is made from weaving

  • I can fold a horizontal piece of paper into sections

  • Cutting neatly along a folded line

  • Threading strips of paper to create a weave pattern

Teacher Video: Weaving a Picture

Pupil Video: Weaving


Weaving Instructions
Created by:
Paul Carney,  
Art & Design specialist
Paul has 22 years experience of teaching art as a specialist subject in both Primary and Secondary schools. He is a council member with the The National Society for Education and his expertise has led him to deliver CPD for…
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