Weaving offers many metaphors that can be used in art therapy. It's very relaxing and forgiving if you accept the imperfections that will arise. (Maybe Modify as a way of reflecting on holidays with families- group project- each student to choose fabric to weave memories together...)
Children’s Art as Visual Narrative | Cathy Malchiodi, PhD on Psychology Today--Words tell our stories, but art makes it possible for us to bear witness to them. For many youth, art is a vehicle for exposing the atrocities of interpersonal violence, oppression, genocide, and it is a way of “breaking the silence” through the visual narrative of art expression.