The classroom I visited in Switzerland was a multi-age classroom. There was a completion project before going on to first grade – a circular weaving made into a turtle. This circular weaving was the shell of a felt turtle.
There was this great idea for a large weaving space on a wall made with chicken wire. I have made this for my classes before and they loved it!
Detail of chicken wire loom.
These are the circular looms in progress in the kindergarten for their turtles.
This is a graduating kindergartener sewing his circular weaving to the felt turtle form. It was then stuffed.