Mock Stretched Hide

Mock Stretched Hide

Hides were stretched on frames by both Native Canadians and trappers.This is a fun project for your children to try to replicate these hides while learning about the history behind them!

Ages:
5 - 8
Est. Time:
<1 hour

How we did it:

Materials List

  1. a long flexible twig, like from a willow string or twine
  2. paper bag or heavy kraft paper
  3. pastels
  4. brown tempera paint
  5. hole punch