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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
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
Basic Projects 1:15
Advanced Projects 2:10
Staying Organized 1:18
Behavior Management 2:47
Cleanup and Storage Tips 1:26
Unlock Certificate: 5 Questions
2 PD Hours
1 Learn the basics of how to safely needle felt in your classroom or for your personal practice.
2 Explore how to add needle felting lessons into your curriculum.
3 Discover proper needle felting material storage, management, and organization.
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
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
C. Designs opportunities for students to experiment with materials and skills
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.
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.