Friendly snake finger knitting is HAC Art Adventure for March

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Children ages 5-10 can learn the art of snake finger knitting at the Hannibal Art Center March 10. | Photo courtesy of the Hannibal Art Center

HANNIBAL, Mo. — The Hannibal Arts Council continues Art Adventures, its popular creative project series for kids, at 5:15 p.m. on Friday, March 10 at the Hannibal Arts Council, 105 S. Main. Art Adventures are designed for kids ages 5 to 10. 

The March project is friendly snake finger knitting. Participants will learn how to knit without the use of a knitting needle, using only their fingers.  The technique will be explained and introduced. Participants will weave a snake using colorful loom loop and attach eyes and a tongue to complete the project.

Participation fees are $10 ($5 for HAC members) and includes all supplies, an instructor and step-by-step instructions. Scholarships for free participation are available. To register (paid or scholarship), contact the Hannibal Arts Council at 573-221-6545, stop by 105 S. Main or go online to

Funding assistance for HAC youth programs is provided by General Mills Hometown Grantmaking Program, George H. Riedel Private Foundation and the Missouri Arts Council, a state agency. Program scholarships available thanks to the generous support of the Jesse David Cox Memorial Fund and HAC Program Scholarship Fund donors.

For more information on this and other Hannibal Arts Council programs, call 573-221-6545 or visit their website

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