NEW 2015 RESOURCES
Curricular Resources in Arts and Crafts
Below are the CLN "Theme Pages" which focus on specific topics within Arts and
Crafts. CLN's theme pages are collections of useful Internet educational resources
within a narrow curricular topic and contain links to two types of information.
Students and teachers will find curricular resources (information, content...)
to help them learn about this topic. In addition, there are links to instructional
materials (lesson plans) which will help teachers provide instruction in this
theme. Please read our disclaimer.
Bubbles Theme Page
Model Hot Air Balloons Theme Page
Kites Theme Page
Masks Theme Page
Origami Theme Page
Paper Airplanes Theme Page
Puppetry Theme Page
Soaps and Soapmaking Theme Page
Stained Glass Theme Page
General Arts and Crafts Resources
Here are a number of links to other Internet resources which contain information
and/or other links related to Arts and Crafts.
- A meta-site for the basketmaker, whether advanced, intermediates, beginners,
or basketmaker wanna-be's. The purpose of this site is to exchange tips, questions,
and general knowledge about splint and reed basketmaking techniques.
Bead Bugle - The Bead NFObase Magazine
- A comprehensive site dedicated to beads. It includes six illustrated bead
projects, six articles describing the history of different beads, a collection
of bead facts, a number of bead tips and tricks, bead technology (what beads
are made of) and much, much more...
Museum of Civilization: Folk Arts and Fine Crafts
- Exhibits on Canadian crafts, artisans, and folk artists.
- A meta-list with a vast choice of craft sites.
Out: Candles and Candlemaking
- Explanations of the five basic steps in candlemaking: work area preparation,
mold setup, pouring the wax, finishing techniques, and candle storage. Also
included are pages on: recycling candles, candlemaking additives, history
of candlemaking, candlemaking FAQs, and candlemaking projects.
- A web site of resources for stitchery enthusiasts providing decorative
patterns and designs for needlepoint, cross-stitch and other forms of decorative
stitching. In addition, the site offers an extensive collection of links to
Works - the Online Knitting Compendium
- An extensive site for the handknitter. They have over 200 free patterns
for an multitude of projects, a comprehensive list to technical resources
such as making socks, double knitting, entrelac, fibers, spinning and dyeing,
and finally, a broad list of links to resources, photo galleries and stores
Note: The sites listed above will serve as a source of curricular content in Arts & Crafts. For other resources in Fine Arts (e.g., curricular content in art, dance or music) or for lesson plans and theme pages, click the "previous screen" button below. Or, click here if you wish to return directly to the CLN menu which will give you access to educational resources in all of our subjects.