String GamesSarah's Silks
Rainbow String Game, hand dyed in USA.
Many parents carry string games along on trips, to restaurants, and visits with relatives as a way to pass the time and share tricks with their children.
These string figures have been proven to help in brain development. And, they are fun!
Here is the link to International Association of string figures.
There are books to teach you how and videos on You Tube.
Remember playing Cat's Cradle when you were little? I do! With my Grandma!
Wonderful for older children and adults to teach to younger children.
Recommended for ages 5 and up.
These are the strings used in most of the waldorf schools; classes 1-5.
These are cut, melted and hand-dyed by our son Noah in USA.
If they break (from rough yanking) light a candle and burn the ends back together. (adults only)