Making a Dreamcatcher
Bond with your teenager by making a Dream-catcher together!
- A fun yet simple activity where both you and your teen can share your dreams and aspirations & create a symbolic home decoration as a representation of your dreams.
- The Dream-catcher is Native American in origin and sometimes considered a symbol of unity amongst Native American nations. Legend has it that it filters bad dreams and lets in only good dreams. It can be adapted as a symbolic reminder to represent your aspirations as a family.
What you need
- 1 x Big metal ring
- 1 roll of masking tape
- 1 roll of satin ribbon
- 1 roll of thread
- Some paper stars, coloured paper
How to make the Dreamcatcher
- As a family, write down your dreams for your family on a piece of coloured paper. You can also each write your own individual dreams on paper stars.
- Watch the video to learn how to make the dream-catcher:
- Attach dream-catcher and stars on the wall (see diagram below)