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1. Merino wool was layed down in layers to create the background
2. Each child made their own contribution and placed it on the background.
3. Water was poured over the the thick layer of wool, then carefully compressed through the netting.
4. Soap was rubbed in to start the felt making process.
5. The whole bundle was rolled up, then rolled and rolled and rolled!
6. Opening up revealed a piece of brightly coloured hand made felt!
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Two year 3 classes created their own Felt Wall Hangings at Westdene Primary School for their jungle topic.

 

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Westdene whole class wall hangings