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Lesson Plans


Feathers

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Lisa R. Harman (lharman)
Fri, 09 Oct 1998 23:34:38 +0000


On another thread.... in a previous post someone mentioned not wanting
to use
> found feathers with students because of "germs." One year close to
> Thanksgiving I went to a local turkey farm and asked if they had any feathers
> I could use with my students. Figured they'd have piles of them after
> preparing turkeys for sale. They gave me a few bags full. I put them in some
> old pillow cases, knotted the open ends closed, and ran them throught the
> washer and dryer.They came out spotless and perfect. Turkey feathers are
> pretty sturdy though. Don't know if it would work with more delicate
> feathers.
>
Neat idea Ginny, about the use of feathers! I live near a Turkey Farm
myself but never thought to ask for feathers and then wash them! Thanks
for the idea!
Lisa from PA