Life Skills Yarn

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Teach your Life Skills students about the different types of yarn used in textiles and their end uses with this fantastic resource!

Students learn about novelty yarn, cotton yarn, synthetic yarn and nylon filament yarn as well as the clothing and household items that are made with each one in the PowerPoint. Students can then answer a series of questions and complete activities in the corresponding worksheet.

Also included in this resource pack is a lesson plan with teacher instructions to simplify the process of implementing this resource in the classroom!

This resource has been designed to meet outcomes and syllabus dot points from the Life Skills Properties and Performance of Textiles area of study of the NSW NESA Textiles Technology syllabus, however it can be used with students across a range of learning levels.

Pack includes:

  • 1 x 10-slide Life Skills Yarn PowerPoint.
  • 1 x 2-page Life Skills Yarn worksheet (PDF).
  • Lesson plan with teacher instructions.


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  • identify a variety of yarns and suggest possible end uses, for example:
    • novelty yarn in a knitted scarf
    • cotton yarns for comfort
    • synthetic multifilament yarns for strength, durability and cost
    • nylon filament for fishing line


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