Making Horsey Reins -making a cord

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Here is another fun and useful activity. Any child loves to run like a horse and better still a rider holding his reigns to cheer him on. 

Two ways to make a rope from wool.

For both you will need wool or cotton twice the length of what you finally require. Attaching a bell adds to the effect but is not necessary.

The final product can also be used as a skipping rope, dressing gown cords or to hold curtains back or even to wrap up a present with a thinner more delicate version. 

Published by Poffley Education Resources

Christopher and Rebekka Poffley have been working in education both in schools and as home educators for many years. Here they share some of their experience and resources as well as Nathanael's wildlife photos and blog.

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