My step son has been designing some of his own, self taught through watching youtube instructional videos.
It was discussing them with him that I realised the potential of using this craze as a focus in the classroom.
I asked them to explain what they were? How to make one? The enthusiasm he responded with got me thinking about how I could harness that in class.
I am sure many schools may have banned these accessories and can understand why, however for this to work you may need to arrange a day or afternoon where you allow children to create and make some fashion accessories. You can pick up a set of the bands from Amazon for £2. Using loom bands could be a great DT lesson, either making bracelets or other objects -
To give children tim…