Sunday, December 9, 2012

Sewing Pouches and a Project Nearly Forgotten

 For another sewing work this week we introduced sewing a pouch.  Some children have become very proficient sewers and need very little extra help.  We used embroidery floss with felt to create the pouches.  We also decided to give the option of adding a button as they have had a lot of button practice in the past few weeks.  They only tricky part is threading the needle and tying a knot at the end.  We did introduce the children to the needle threader which really helped! 
This child made a pouch for everyone in her family!

The pouch sewing seemed to inspire another child who had taken a very long break from his stuffed animal sewing work.  This child decided to finish sewing and then we asked him to write a story about the snake.  He is a proficient reader and we are always looking for ways to help the writing process along.  He wrote several pages and took the snake and the book home with him Friday!  What an accomplishment!

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