Grapat Weaving Frame in Malaysia
The Grapat Weaving Frame is a creative toy for children made up of 4 wooden dowels with notches along their length to create a square frame, and hemp string to make your warp and weft for weaving.
This versatile weaving loom frame is a fun way to encourage creativity and a lovely way to display favourite finds from nature. A natural weaving frame can be used with a variety of materials to weave with; string, ribbons, natural fibres, wool and added finds such as buttons, beads, dried flowers or grasses, leaves, twigs and other natural treasures. Create woven tapestries to display on the wall or on your nature table to celebrate the seasons. Weaving is a lovely mindful activity for children and adults, and great for developing fine motor skills and inspiring creativity. Weaving is a therapeutic craft that can be picked up easily, keeps little hands busy, and creates beautiful art pieces. A weaving frame is a popular resource in Waldorf educational settings and homes, a classic, timeless wooden toy.
The Grapat Weaving Frame is simple to assemble using the notches in the corners of the dowl and secured with the hemp string. Packaged in a beautifully decorated cardboard box for storage.
Suitable for 3+ years. Grapat toys are handmade using natural wood and water based stain. Colours and wood grains vary as does life itself. Over time wood can wear with play.
Size: 49.5 x 49.5cm
Sensory play: fine motor skills, tripod grip, creativity
Schematic play: This toy will appeal to children demonstrating the positioning schema.
Key product ethics: Made using traditional manufacturing methods in the Grapat workshop where they ensure fair working conditions, using wood sustainably sourced within the EU – certification PEFC 14-35-00485, and coloured using safe water-based non-toxic dyes. All packaging is 100% plastic free.
Grapat toys are designed to embolden the natural desire to play within every child. Simplistic toys made from natural materials allow children to play freely without rules or structure, playing discovering and learning. Sure to be a favourite with Montessori toy lovers, counting, sorting and open ended play galore. Grapat toys are famed for the “Nins”, a beautiful range of traditional Waldorf toy peg dolls available in a plethora of colours and designs that give them real character. Grapat toys exude the natural beauty of the earth made using locally sourced sustainable wood and finished with water based colour stain that is safe for children and will not chip away. Nurture your child’s instincts to play and create their own imaginary worlds with Grapat.