Make A Native American Bowl

DIY Native American Bowl

As the kids study the history of our country and it’s original inhabitants, show them how to Make A Native American Bowl. Native Americans were self sufficient and had  a history of creating items that were beautiful as well as useful.


The earliest Native Americans to cultivate corn were the Pueblo people of the American southwest, whose culture was transformed by the arrival of corn in 1,200 B.C. By 1,000 A.D., corn was a staple crop that sustained tribes like the Creek, Cherokee and Iroquois. Source: History – 7 Foods Developed by Native Americans

  • 36″ Jute.
  • Bowl Pattern
  • Brown Card Stock
  • Turquoise Beads
  • Scissors
  • Hole Punch
  • Tacky Glue
  1. Stiffen the end of the jute with white glue.
  2. Print the bowl on brown card stock. Cut out bowl and down the solid lines inside the bowl. Dotted lines are for a guide. Do not cut on these.
  3. Punch holes as shown on pattern.
  4. Overlap each cut to meet the dotted line next to it and glue in place.
  5. Lace jute through one hole pulling all the way through leaving 2″ to tie off. Lace around top edge of bowl using a whip stitch. Add a bead at every other hole. Tie off. Trim.
Patterns, Templates and Printables

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