Family Art & Science Encounters: Weaving a Basket with Recycled Materials

In this Virtual Family Art & Science Encounter, we will be showing you how to weave a basket from recycled materials. The technique in this video will also allow you to experiment with color and size depending on the materials you use! This encounter is inspired by items in the Kennedy Museum of Art collection.


Links to Materials:

Needles: Click Here

Yarn: Click Here


Post your baskets images on our Instagram: @kennedymuseumartedu (

or post in our Facebook group: “Kennedy Museum of Art Experiences Group” (


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