Fabric Busy Book - Counting Page

  • February 16, 2013 · 1:30 PM
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Toddlers/preschoolers need to keep their fingers busy! We'll make the counting page and discuss different ways to put it together.

There will be other dates to continue making more pages.

Bring:

* heavy fabric (like duck or denin) or pellon/felt to make the pages. Any size you want - but I suggest 12"x 11" inches. Allow for extra 1" for binding pages together on the left side. Allow for 1/2 inch of sewing/binding around all four sides.

*scrap fabric pieces

*scrap felt

* Felt glue or Wonder Under

* fabric paint for numbers (I have stencils)

* small buttons -any colors (45)

* needle & thread  - I'll also have my machine but a few more would appreciated.

 

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  • Usha

    Sharon, I just had an idea for the "10" page. Maybe write 1-10 on each of the fingertips of the hands...to reinforce the lesson!

    February 16, 2013

  • Takia

    I'm so sorry something unexpected has come up and won't be able up make it. Maybe next time :(

    February 16, 2013

  • Usha

    I'm really looking forward to this! I can bring a sewing machine.

    February 14, 2013

  • Sharon

    If you don't have a child in your life... why not make one for a foster home? I have connections with foster home social workers!

    February 7, 2013

  • Sharon

    Agh! The sharpie bleeds on fabric. Please bring fabric paint instead. I have stencils for the numbers.

    February 3, 2013

  • Usha

    I've been wanting to do a book like this for a while!

    February 2, 2013

  • Carla E.

    Are these books to donate to some charity or to make for our own personal use for our children or as gifts?

    January 30, 2013

    • Sharon

      totally up to you!

      January 30, 2013

  • Takia

    This is too cute! I can't wait :)

    January 30, 2013

  • Sharon

    I'm really excited about these! I plan on creating a page a month with everyone.

    January 30, 2013

  • Sharon

    I will email more directions to those who RSVP a few day before hand.

    January 30, 2013

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