Why is Beading Educational?


  • Identifying sorting rules

  • Repeating patterns with multiple elements/attributes

  • Investigating numerical patterns

  • Beading using 3-5 colors


Fine Motor Skills

Visual Arts

  • Elements of design: line, shape, space, texture, colour, form

  • Principles of design: repetition, contrast, emphasis

  • Explore elements, process, materials, movement, technologies of the arts

  • Develop processes and technical skills of an art form to nurture motivation, development and imagination


Creative Thinking

Add even more learning with Color Theory.  Beading is a great way to learn about color theory by having students describe their beading color choices .