The book: Creative Crafts of the World

Creative Crafts of the World - Cover

Creative Crafts of the World Backcover

Creative Crafts of the World is a practical guide for teaching folk art to groups of children, young adults, adults, even yourself! From years of teaching real-life folk art classes, these lesson plans are tried-and-true. Perfect for all levels of skill. Just add students, mix, and create!

Lessons in

  • Aboriginal Dot Painting technique
  • Viking Knitting (surprise! it’s not with yarn!)
  • Huichol beading technique
  • Natural Dyes, Weaving
  • Baumschmuck from Bavaria
  • Paper stars
  • Block Printing
  • Ukrainian Easter Eggs
  • Native American Dream Catchers
  • Wet Felting
  • Twinning
  • Maasai Beading technique
  • Bow Loom Weaving
  • Dragon Boat sachets from China

These are actual folk crafts. Each lesson includes a detailed materials list, step-by-step instructions for completing the craft, indispensable teaching tips coming from years of perfecting each lesson plan, over 380 sumptuous photographs and illustrations, and hand-picked resources for each craft to further your teaching.

Unlock the folk artist in your students!

Look inside "Creative Crafts of the World" 

The print book is now available!

An electronic copy is now also available for the iPad on the iBookstore:                                  Creative Crafts of the Word - Marilyn Romatka