Great Ideas: Sew Be It

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Enlist volunteers to teach life skills, from the TCT archives

Each spring, with the help of volunteer parents and grandparents, I teach my fourth-grade students how to sew pillows. I cut the fabric beforehand and supply plenty of needles, thread, and stuffing. I set up a working table for the volunteers so they are comfortable and easily accessible to provide one-on-one instruction.

For students and volunteers alike, it has been a win-win situation.

~ Submitted by Paula Duff  (at time of original publication, Divine Providence Catholic School, Westchester, Illinois)

This great idea was originally published in our April 2010 issue.

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