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Kumihimo Bracelet Fun! Bracelet Braiding Camp

Christine McGoveran
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Join me for this fun and engaging one-week camp where learners ages 8-12 will learn how to make 5 different round kumihimo braided bracelets.

Class Experience

Beginner - Intermediate Level
  • Learners will discover the history of Japanese kumihimo. Learners will advance their kumihimo braiding skills while making 5 bracelets. Learners will use problem-solving skills to solve mistakes when making their kumihimo bracelets. Learners will express their creativity with their colour choices.
32 years of bracelet making experience
2 years online teaching experience
3500+ classes taught
Bachelor of Education degree, Primary/Junior divisions
6 years of classroom teaching experience
4+ hours per week outside of class
Frequency: Available upon request
Feedback: Available upon request
Details: Learners will be expected to finish making their bracelets after every class meeting. The first five minutes of the next class will be for those learners who want to share their finished bracelets from the previous class. Each kumihimo bracelet in this camp typically take between 1-4 hours to complete.
Frequency: Available upon request
Details: I will be watching the learners throughout the class. I will offer assistance, positive encouragement, and helpful feedback as they work on their bracelets.
Materials in this camp are scaffolded and build throughout the week. This camp is intended for beginners and no previous experience is required. 
Learners will require these materials for this class:
- embroidery floss (minimum of 4 colours, but more colours will make the bracelets different)
- scissors
- light coloured cardboard or thick card stock 
- plate or other circular object that be traced around (approx 4-5" in diameter)
- pencil and thin marker (any colour)
- tape measure or ruler
- 1 binder clip
- paper clip (optional)
Learners will use scissors in this class. 
"What is Kumihimo?" https://kumihimo.com/what-is-kumihimo/
"Kumihimo - The Japanese Art of Silk Braiding" https://oishya.com/journal/kumihimo-the-japanese-art-of-silk-braiding/
Joined February, 2023
Teacher expertise and credentials
Bachelor's Degree in Education from University of Ontario Institute of Technology
NotInUS Teaching Certificate in Elementary Education
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From the time I was a young child, crafting has been a passion and a constant in my life. I always have a crafting project on the go, and can't wait to share my excitement with your learner!

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Group Class


for 5 classes
5x per week, 1 week
45 min

Completed by 1 learner
Live video meetings
Ages: 8-12
1-3 learners per class

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