How to make a God’s eye with 2 sticks

Learning how to make a God’s eye craft is a great way to introduce weaving to young kids! The results are impressive and the God’s eye crafts can be used as festive ornaments for any holiday. These can be as simple or as complicated as you would like, however, to keep things easy for this tutorial you’ll learn how to make the God’s eye craft with 2 sticks.

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How to make a God's eye craft with 2 sticks

To make a God’s eye craft, you will need:

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Begin by gluing the craft sticks at the center to form an “X”. Allow the glue to dry completely. Next, tie a knot around the center of the sticks, and begin weaving the yarn or embroidery floss as seen in the step by step video tutorial below.

Here is a video showing how to make a God’s eye with 2 sticks:

Clara, age 11, shows how to make this weaving craft to create beautiful ornaments.

This God’s eye craft would be a fun project to make and sell at craft fairs or for a fundraiser event! Of course, they make wonderful handmade gifts for friends and family. Wouldn’t they look lovely as ornaments on your Christmas tree? You may want to experiment with a variety of colors to make green and red for Christmas, pink and white for Valentine’s Day, or maybe all white with an additional craft stick to look like a snowflake or spider’s web for Halloween. Lots of possibilities for creative expression!

Have fun!!

More weaving projects for kids to explore:

  • Weave a Paper Cup Pencil Holder — Learning how to weave a pencil cup is an easy craft that is perfect for older kids! These woven pencil cups can be quite useful during the back-to-school season. They are also handy anytime you need a bit of colorful organization in your office.
  • Paper Weaving to Create a Placemat — This craft is so frugal and keeps kids busy for a good while. Younger kids might need a little bit of help, but the older ones will have no trouble. Use these as a great opportunity to teach patterning!
  • Weave a Coaster — Handmade gifts are so special to both give and receive. We got crafty and made an upcycled coaster that would be perfect to give to any coffee lover in your life!