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Cotton String

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A versatile string for a variety of school projects.
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Technical Summary


Helping to Support Teaching and Learning

Versatile Thickness Options

Available in fine (1.5mm), medium (2mm), and thick (4.5mm) options, this Cotton String caters to a broad spectrum of classroom projects, highlighting its adaptability.

Curriculum Aligned

Supports Key Stage 1 to 3 curriculum aims in Art and Design and Design and Technology, fostering creativity and practical skills development.

Safe and Durable

Constructed from natural cotton, ensuring durability and safety for all classroom projects and activities.

Skill Development

Enhances a wide range of skills including cutting, shaping, joining, and finishing, crucial for hands-on learning experiences.

Artistic Mastery Support

Facilitates mastery of art and design techniques, supporting the curriculum aim to improve proficiency with various materials.

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Cotton String

A versatile string for a variety of school projects.


  • Crafted from natural cotton, this Cotton String stands out as an essential classroom resource. It comes in three variations: fine (1.5mm), medium (2mm), and thick (4.5mm), meeting diverse project requirements from gift wrapping to modelling and macrame.

  • This string seamlessly integrates into the curriculum from Key Stage 1 to Key Stage 3 in Art and Design, as well as Design and Technology. It encourages the exploration of practical skills such as cutting, shaping, joining, and finishing. It's a tool that promotes fine motor skills and innovation.

  • Beyond offering a platform for developing artistic skills, this cotton string is instrumental in teaching various art and design techniques across different materials, supporting educators in nurturing creativity and proficiency in the arts.

Supports the National Curriculum

Art & Design, Key Stage 1

To use a range of materials creatively to design and make products.

Design & Technology, Key Stage 1, Make

Select from and use a range of tools and equipment to perform practical tasks (for example, cutting, shaping, joining and finishing).

Art & Design, Key Stage 1

To develop a wide range of art and design techniques in using colour, pattern, texture, line, shape, form and space.

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    Age Range

  • Suitable for 5 to 16 years