Sophie is very excited when she receives a Rainbow Loom
bracelet from her American pen pal: “Do you think we could try making some of
before ordering a kit. While we are waiting for it to arrive, Sophie watches a
number of Rainbow Loom tutorials on Youtube. After a week or so, the kit lands
in our mail box. Sophie grins and Gemma-Rose says, “Will I be able to make bracelets too?”
start taking turns creating bracelets.“Would it help if we ordered another kit?” I ask.
need to create bracelets simultaneously. Soon Sophie and Gemma-Rose have tried out a dozen or more
designs. Soon they’ve uploaded photos of their creations to DIY. Soon we are
ordering more bands.
made one for Dad too… and one for Charlotte and another for Imogen…” Soon we
each have an armful of bracelets.
she cries, “Look at these tie-dye bands, Mum! Oh and there’s glow-in-the-dark
ones too… and sparkly glitter ones.”
and even a glow-in-the-dark one.
loom bands?” Soon little rubber creatures are appearing off the end of the loom.
designs to make Disney princesses!”
a small rubber band?
bands and more standard bands… Should I buy skin toned bands too?
my bank account to pay for them.”
interest. This is a passion. I think for a moment and then I come to a decision…
click a packet of skin toned bands into my cart.
When I go to the girls’ bedroom to say goodnight, I find Gemma-Rose tucked up in bed with her computer on her knees. “Mum, look at this! Instructions for making a Rainbow Loom pi symbol!”
A pi symbol? A Rainbow Loom pi symbol? That reminds me of a Fibonacci Rainbow Loom bracelet I saw online. I must tell you about that… another time!
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