I was my barony's Minister of Children for two years, and a year later my lord took over the office and served for two, as well. We had similar ideas about what kids' activities should be, and coordinated and/or taught a number of classes that met our personal criteria in those four years. Several times, during my service or his and after, I've heard comments like, "I might volunteer to be MoC, but I wouldn't know what to do with the kids," or, "If only some of the Society's experienced teachers would put their lesson plans on the Web, it would make it so much easier for people planning activities at events." So I decided to put information about some of our lessons up. I hope it will be helpful, and encourage a few more kids' activities that:
So far, I've recorded information on activities involving:
tablet weaving--a means of producing narrow wares (ribbons, ties, strapping, etc.) using minimal tools that lends itself well to beautiful patterns in texture and color
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