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Story about sheep and wool
intro to wool spin with stick
make knitting needles size 8
learn slip knot
finger knit bulky wool for handwork bag draw sting
finger knit Golden chain to take home and wear that day
learn to cast on
Knit Cat...cast on 16 stitches make a square white wool
Knit a Bird...cast on 14 st make a triangle plant dyed wool
sew on to bird, felted wings and beak
Knit a pentatonic flute case. cast on 30 st. 8 different colors. change colors every 2 ribs (4 rows)
Knit Bear Plant dyed wool brown shades
Knit rainbow ball
Braid string for their new handwork bags.
Knit a mouse. cast on 10 stitches knit into a square. sew on ears and tail. we will plant dye wool
Knit/ pearl an owl.
Knit a Gnome
Learn to crochet a chain as long as you are tall
Crochet a bracelet. chain 5, turn around stitch, single crochet back and forth to make a cuff.
Crochet a potholder. crochet 20 stitches. back and forth
Crochet a bag
Knit a lion
Crochet a chain for the new handwork bags
Plant dye wool for their recorder cases 2 colors per bag
Tell story of Stone soup. have children choose characters
Crochet hand puppets for Stone soup puppet show for Kindergarten
Learn to Spin.
Crochet with spun wool
Learn to weave on Lap looms
Make place mats or bags
Draw pictures of how to embroider handwork bags. use embroidery hoops
Make Handwork bags
Make cross stitch fountain case
Cross stitch pouches using mirrored image
Make new Knitting needles
Make a horse this is their "remember how to knit" project
Go to first grade for 2 classes to help teach knitting
receive 5 double pointed needles and learn to knit in a round
Knit a Hat
Knit fingerless gloves.
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Talk about what endangered animal they want to adopt as a group. ( ie the polar bear)
Make a pattern on paper of the animal.
have each child bring in $4 to adopt the animal.
cut out the pattern and pin onto felt. cut out felt pattern and pin. Must be a gusseted animal
Make a table puppet
Make a marionette. assign parts before beginning for the Kindergarten puppet show.
Make a sock monster http://www.stupidcreatures.com/gallery.html
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Make Lesson Books. sew paper together. Make cover....( we might make the cover paper from scratch)
Wet felt ball for pin cushion
Make embroidered Pencil cases for the 2nd grade
Needle felt people and choose where they are from (ie India) skin, hair , clothes must match
wet felt Renaissance hats
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Make Lesson books
Draw, label and name their sewing machine
history of the sewing machine.
sew jewel pouches for the 1st grade
sew pumpkin pin cushions
sew fleece hats learn to read a pattern
sew quilted pillow case
sew fleece gloves. make up pattern with their own hand. or Bags
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