"Loom bands"
Media playback is unsupported on your device
Video

Loom bands craze 'inspiring art'

BBC Newsnight's Stephen Smith investigated whether loom bands are inspiring artists and fashion designers.

Loom bands have been taking over playgrounds and living rooms as children from many different countries weave the tiny rubber bands into bracelets and other designs.

BBC Newsnight's Stephen Smith investigated whether the bands are inspiring fashion designers or helping children to become artists.