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    Whitman Mission

    National Historic Site Washington

Make Indian Moccasins


Copy the pattern onto a large piece of brown construction paper or craft paper. Make sure you draw it large enough for your foot. Follow the cut and fold directions. Use a hole punch to punch out the circles and use yarn or string to lace the moccasins together.

Decorate your moccasins with crayons, paint, buttons, beads, fabric (glued on), even cotton balls. Let your imagination run wild!

pattern for moccasin

Instructions adapted from Whitman Mission Teacher's Guide, 2004.

Did You Know?

singing sparrow

Over 200 different species of birds can be found at Whitman Mission National Historic Site. A large proportion of these are migratory and wintering birds indicating the importance of the 139-acre parcel as a stop over for those species. More...