Finger crochet is an activity children can do anywhere: At home, in the car, on the airplane. It builds fine motor control and concentration!
Watch the video to see step by step how to first create a slip knot, then one by one add loops until you have a chain. Keep going as long as your child likes, then use the chains for bookmarks, as decoration, or simply disassemble and start again.
For young children to get involved, see the second half of the video. The original set of hands is the adult who can hold the yarn and prepare the loops, then let your young child pull the yarn up and over to create the next chain. Remind them, “You did it!”
To finish off, snip the yarn from your ball and tie off the remaining string. You can also trim the starter tail.
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