Fourth graders at Prairie Trail are learning all about weaving in the tradition of the southwest Native Americans in art class. The students learned weaving vocabulary: loom, warp, weft, shot, and batten. Then students worked in pairs to wrap their looms. Lastly, the students created texture in their art by weaving using yarn. Pueblo weaving is traditionally meant for men, while Navajo weaving is passed down from generation to generation through the women. These weavings are what we call "useful beauty."
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