This extra large bulk wool classroom kit includes enough wool for multiple projects per student for 3 classroooms. (30 grams/student per class of 30 x 3 classses). Create all sorts of projects from mini stuffies, to foods, to costumes and props! All out of the world's most earth friendly art supply: wool!
Our Bulk Wool Classroom Kit Includes:
- 6 lbs selections of multi-colored wool roving
- 100 pack of needles (in case of breakage or loss)
- 25 reusable felting bags can be shared between classes (re-usable year after year)
Felting bags can be filled with 4-5 cups of dried lentils or rice (not included)
What is Needle Felting?
Needle felting involves using a sharp barbed needle to sculpt and shape wool roving into 3D shapes like animals, landscapes, food, or even masks or clothing. Many people we’ve taught to felt at workshops comment on how easy and stress-relieving it is! A little stabbing can really get the stress out; hence why teachers seem to love felting so much!
Worried About Needles?
Try wet felting! This form of felting involves massage wool with soap and water to create 2D sheets of wool and sometimes 3D shapes.
Wool has been used for knitting, weaving, crocheting and even wet felting for many years, but the phenomenon of needle felting only came about with the invention of the industrial felting machine. Someone, somewhere got the brilliant idea to remove a single needle from the machine and use it to sculpt.
In needle felting, it is best to use wool that catches easily on felting needles. All of the Magic Trout Imaginarium’s felting kits use Corriedale wool. Our wool from Ashford in New Zealand, is sustainable and uses natural non-toxic dyes.
Once you learn the art of felting using your felting starter kit, you can move on to creating your own wonderous wool creations. Check out our blog for tutorials as well as our gallery to see all the fun projects you could create with wool! We also have a Youtube channel, Instagram and Pinterest
Still not convinced? Read about why wool is so awesome here
Why Do Teachers Like to Felt?
The MagicTrout Imaginarium has taught thousands of teachers how to felt! We've taught at pop-up events, festivals, professional development days and conferences. We started this business out of the passion for passing on this fun and stress-relieving craft.
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