|

Things I Love

Time

  • 20 to 30 minutes

Materials

  • Collected leaves, feathers, or other outdoor items
  • Needle and thread
  • A 2-yard piece of sheer fabric

Directions

  1. Make an unusual display of things your child has collected by sandwiching them between two layers of sheer fabric and sewing stitches to separate them from each other using little pockets.
  2. When hung on the wall, the display provides ongoing opportunities for the child to talk about the items.

Extensions

  • Hang the display in front of a window so the light can shine through it.

|

Copyright © 2004 by Susan Kettmann. Excerpted from The 2,000 Best Games & Activities with permission of its publisher, Sourcebooks, Inc.

To order this book visit Amazon.com.


highlights

6 Sweet Gestures for Teacher Appreciation Week
Show your child's teacher how much she is loved with one of these meaningful homemade gestures for Teacher Appreciation Week (May 2-6)!

Find Today's Newest & Best Children's Books
Looking for newly released books for your child? Try our Book Finder tool to search for new books by age, type, and theme!

8 Epic Emoji-Themed Crafts, Activities & Recipes
Check out the best emoji crafts, activities, and recipes! They're perfect for Screen-Free Week (May 2-8) or an emoji-themed birthday party.

Ready for Kindergarten?
Try our award-winning Kindergarten Readiness app! This easy-to-use checklist comes with games and activities to help your child build essential skills for kindergarten. Download the Kindergarten Readiness app today!

stay connected

Sign up for our free email newsletters and receive the latest advice and information on all things parenting.

Enter your email address to sign up or manage your account.

Facebook icon Facebook icon Follow Us on Pinterest

editor’s picks