Links to Other String Figure Web Sites
On line instructions
Telling Stories with String
Sources of string loops
- How to play cat's cradle
- WWW collection of favorite string figures: Includes video clips.
- Lika Oka's String Figure Studio: Learn Lika's favorites, as well as variations of moutain and diamond string figures.
- Jacob's Ladder: Animated lesson.
- Gadan Rock String Figures: Video clips (with rock music audio!) and instructions in italian showing how to make the author's favorite string figures.
- The Survival, Origin, and Mathematics of String Figures: Includes a topological analysis of string figures, a list of museums with string figure artifacts, and a collection of 21st century figures.
- Navajo String Games: Includes video clips
- Jayne's Finished-Pattern-Only Figures, by Neil Parker.
- James Murphy's "Torusflex" website.: Includes math articles published in Bulletin of the ISFA, photos of La Guardia High School students making string figures, and links to youtube videos of the author making string figures.
- Philip Noble's "Visual Stories" channel on YouTube features Papua New Guinea string figure videos.
- Joseph D'Antoni's channel on YouTube features several high definition string figure videos, including an excellent performance of Jenness's "Little Dog with Big Ears".
- Myriam Namolaru's channel on YouTube features over one-hundred string figure videos. Many of these show how to make string figures that were published in "String Figure Magazine" and "Bulletin of the International String Figure Association."
- Karl Schaffer, who specializes in multiperson polyhedral string figures, has posted 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 videos on YouTube.
- Brazilian entertainer Rodrigo Libanio Christo sings cute little songs in Portuguese while making string figures on YouTube.
Last updated March 7, 2015
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