Weaving is acknowledged as one of the oldest surviving crafts in the world. Even before the actual process of weaving was discovered, the basic principle of weaving was applied to interlace branches and twigs to create fences, shelters and baskets for protection.
A God’s Eye (also spelled Gods-Eye) or, “Ojo de Dios,” is an ancient symbol. It was first created by the Huichol Indians of Mexico as well as the Aymara Indians of Boliva.
Providing the opportunity for children to explore weaving is such a beneficial activity. Here’s how to encourage weaving in your home or classroom with a large weaving loom!