Knot Tying Contest

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STEM Connection


There are many careers in the field of STEM, but few are more exciting than those involving water.  Oceanography, marine biology, mineral mining, renewable energy with wind or waves, etc.  If your little one enters any of these fields, they will most certainly encounter the need to tie a few different knots. 

Best Location


Project Materials List

  • Rope - about 1 foot per knot

  • Electrical tape - so the ends don't frey

Related Web Links

Check out this site for a full list of knots - complete with visual instructions!  Just click on each knot picture to see the animation. 

Ideas, Notes, & Tips

  • The site noted above has TONS of knots.  Just pick out a few easy ones and give the kids a time limit to try and tie them.