Sunday, February 18, 2007

Practical Life - Sewing

Practical Life sewing activities age 2.5+

MATERIALS: Felt pieces (25 cents at craft stores), scrap fabrics, plastic canvas, etc. Large plastic needle. Yarn or thick thread. Cut out shapes or draw onto plastic canvas.

USE: Needle may need to be threaded and knotted for younger child. Show them how to start from underneath, pull through, then stick down again, pull through.......You can have them follow a line, or around the edge of a shape or fill in a drawing.

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