Saturday, October 31, 2015

Fiber Farms in Vermont

First Graders continue to learn all about farms in Vermont.  This week Miss Virginia taught us all about fiber farms.  Many people think of sheep and wool, but our learning didn't stop there.  We also learned about alpaca fibers.  Did you know alpaca wool is 2 times warmer and lighter than sheep wool?  It's also is a lot softer!  We also learned that rabbit hair can be used to create a soft warm yarn.  Each student got a hands on experience pulling and twisting a variety of the fibers.

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