Traditional Hawaiian kapa cloth is made out of the pounded bark of trees and then decorated with intricate geometric designs and patterns. Originally, kapa cloth was made for wearing, but now is cherished as decoration for the home. Here, your child can learn how to make her own kapa cloth and explore her understanding of geometric shapes and pattern.
What You Need:
- Brown paper bag
- Brown or black tempera paint
- Paper plate
- Shapes for printing such as blocks, paper rolls, or cookie cutters (optional)