Simple sewing jars

We have been introducing several types of sewing processes into the mix of things we do in our classroom and these simple sewing jars have been a nice way to introduce the basic concept of sewing to our little ones... The jars are clear plastic jars that I picked up over the summer from the Dollar Tree. They originally had scented water beads inside them and were being sold as a room freshener. But each [...]

By | October 6th, 2013|Categories: DIY, Fine Motor Skills, motor skills|Tags: , , , |10 Comments

My busy book: sewing

Sewing can be a challenge for any preschooler so I have tried to simplify the process a bit and add it to a busy book... For sewing cards - I had some sheets of cardboard that I saved from something my husband got in the mail. You could cut up cereal boxes as well. Then I punched holes around the edges. I couldn't find my long hole puncher to punch holes in the center of [...]