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Lesson Plans


Fw: Sewing with little ones

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Linda Kelty (lckelty)
Mon, 12 Jul 1999 08:20:15 -0400


I also had kids dip the end of yarn into white glue, flatten it out, dry it
and trim it and it slid right through the large needles once dry. Linda
>Kathypugh wrote:
>> I encouraged them to thread and
>> knot these themselves, but some students still needed help
>
>At some point in my life I acquired his handy-dandy needle threader made
>of really cheesy plastic. You put your thread into a hole in the bottom
>and stick the eye of the needle into a hole on the top, push down and
>VOILA! pull out a threaded needle! (If all my stuff wasn't packed for
>moving, I might even be able to find it.) Kids wouldn't learn the skill
>of threading of course unless you whipped this gizmo out at the END of
>the unit. It would be handy for adapting to visually impaired kids
>though. It really is a cheapy...probably came in a cracker jack box.
>linda in mich
>