Here is our list of some very cool things to do with string. It is a cheap but incredibly versatile material which can produce really pleasing results.
A Monkey's Paw knot looks a lot harder than it is. Once you have done it a few times you will not be able to stop.
Kids have been playing Cats' Cradle games for Centuries. It is still an intriguing puzzle to this day.
A tin can telephone really works well and teaches kids a lot about how sound travels
In Native American Ojibwa legends dreamcatchers filters out bad dreams and allows only good ones to enter while we sleep.
String art is where mathematics and art come together to produce beautiful images.
Easier to do when you have different colouredstrings, but even a single colour friendship bracelet looks great.
Surprisingly good looking results from this idea for string baubles.