Kumihimo Hands-On Activitity Kit by RAFT and the Exploratorium
Braiding art, history and mathematics together.
Kumihimo, "braided cord", is a Japanese art which has been practiced for centuries. The variations in the number and colors of strands combined with the braiding patterns create designs of both mathematical and artistic beauty.
This simplified version is a fun activity suitable for all ages
RAFT (Resource Area For Teaching) is an educational non-profit organization dedicated to inspiring and motivating young people through the power of hands-on learning. raft.net