Recycle sweater yarn for integrated art projects. The varied textures and colors are a delight for children’s senses.
Provide lots of captivating early literacy experiences. Encourage children to dictate their own stories. Read books daily. Use recipes. Notice signs. Print is all around.
Possibilities for creativity, measurement, and language arts skills are all around these Sweater Letters.
Choose a favorite color and texture of yarn. Measure with a ruler and cut a piece about 24 inches long with Crayola® Scissors.
On the floor or at a table, shape your yarn into a letter. Walk around to see letters that your friends made.
Make a letter shape with Crayola® School Glue on colored construction paper. Glue the yarn to the paper. Dry overnight.
With a Crayola® Washable Marker, trace around your yarn letter. Draw a sweater around your letter—or make another interesting background design.
Our crayons have been rolling off the assembly line since 1903, and you can see how it’s done.