I don't know why this is called "Chinese" weaving, but that's how it is best known.
It is a popular activity with Girl Guides!
Great for free time at camp, a simple project to take along on a long trip, ongoing craft for meeting nights, or any other time an activity is needed.
Easy enough for most girls Guide aged or older (approximately age 9 and up).
And, you can use cereal boxes for the cardboard! It's the perfect thickness for this activity!
Most of us know people who are trying to reduce their yarn stash, so it's possible to find yarn for little or no cost.