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Needle Felting Basics

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Introduction

Introduction 1:13

Needle Felting Overview

What is Needle Felting 0:49

History of Needle Felting 1:15

Relevance in Your Classroom 1:21

Tools and Materials

Materials and Tools Overview 1:33

Finding Supplies 1:45

Safety 2:35

The Needle Felting Process

Creating a Plan 1:20

Setting Up a Workspace 0:56

Creating a 3-D Piece 4:44

Adding Embellishments 1:50

Project Ideas

Basic Projects 1:15

Advanced Projects 2:10

Management

Staying Organized 1:18

Behavior Management 2:47

Cleanup and Storage Tips 1:26

Conclusion

Conclusion 0:33

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Needle Felting Basics

2 PD Hours

  • 1 Safely implement needle felting techniques for creating 2D and 3D artworks in your classroom.

  • 2 Explore appropriate steps and strategies to creating beginning and advanced needle felting artworks.

  • 3 Determine ways to find, store, and organize various needle felting tools and materials for your classroom needs.

Needle felting doesn’t always come to mind as a classroom artmaking practice. However, needle felting can be an engaging process for a wide variety of students. If you’ve been looking to dip your toe into needle felting or want to take your practice to the next level, this PRO Pack is for you! Join Casey Kemper as he demonstrates proper techniques, shares important safety information, and shows a variety of projects to get you started!


Connected K-12 Art Educator Framework Competencies
STUDIO PRACTICES

7. Media and Techniques
A. Selects best practices when teaching media and techniques to students
B. Scaffolds media and technique skills for students according to age and ability level

CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT
12. Physical Space
B. Promotes the safe use of equipment, materials, and supplies
C. Maintains the organization of supplies and student work


Connected National Visual Arts Standards
Anchor Standard #1: Generate and conceptualize artistic ideas and work.
Anchor Standard #2: Organize and develop artistic ideas and work.
Anchor Standard #3: Refine and complete artistic work.

Casey Kemper

Casey Kemper

Elementary Art Teacher and PRO Facilitator

Casey Kemper is an art educator in Wisconsin. Casey loves to create connections for his students between art, pop culture, and other subject matters. In his free time, Casey enjoys traveling, beekeeping, creating, and trying new experiences.

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Resources

https://uploads.theartofeducation.edu/2020/06/65.1-WhatisNeedleFelting.pdf
https://uploads.theartofeducation.edu/2020/06/65.1-NeedleFeltingHistory.pdf
https://uploads.theartofeducation.edu/2020/06/65.1-10InspirationalNeedleFeltingArtists.pdf
https://uploads.theartofeducation.edu/2020/06/65.1-NeedleFeltingSupplyList.pdf
https://uploads.theartofeducation.edu/2020/06/65.1-NeedleFeltingSafety.pdf
https://uploads.theartofeducation.edu/2020/06/65.1-HowToNeedle-Felt.pdf
https://uploads.theartofeducation.edu/2020/06/65.1-NeedleFeltingEmbellishments.pdf
https://uploads.theartofeducation.edu/2020/06/65.1-BasicNeedleFeltingProjects.pdf
https://uploads.theartofeducation.edu/2020/06/65.1-AdvancedNeedleFeltingProjects.pdf
https://uploads.theartofeducation.edu/2020/06/65.1-NeedleFeltingQuiz.pdf
https://uploads.theartofeducation.edu/2020/06/65.1-NeedleFeltingAnswerKey.pdf
https://uploads.theartofeducation.edu/2020/06/65.1-NeedleFeltingSuppluLabels.pdf

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