Each year I like to end my 5th grade classes with friendship bracelets. After a bit of practice, even the boys are excited and find their favorite sports team colors or 6th grade school colors to make their bracelets (or extras after they finish their graded project). This year as usual it became a fad! Even the 4th graders started making some in their free time! Here is one student finished example:
If you would like instructions on the Candy Stripe knot pattern we used please see a list of instructions here.
There are lots more patterns as well as internet videos out there to show many more knots.