If you love to sew, it is only natural that you want to pass along your enthusiasm to your children or grandchildren, right? There are so many fun sewing activities for kids that you can do together, even starting as young as age 6 or 7. The main thing to keep in mind is to go at the child’s pace; whenever their interest wanes, it is time to put the project away for another day.
SHARE THE LOVE OF SEWING WITH A CHILD WITH THESE FUN, AGE APPROPRIATE PROJECTS AND ACTIVITIES!
Pajama pants are always a big hit with boys and girls alike.
Lined tote bags with zippered or patch pockets get loads of use.
Decorating cuffs or water bottle cozies can make use of decorative machine stitches, buttons, and other embellishments.
Elastic waist skirts and shorts are easy to make, and knowing how to make a casing is useful for many garments and projects.
Many youngsters enjoy designing and making clothes for dolls and stuffed animals .
Simple stuffed animals are loads of fun for kids to make.
There are enough pencil pouch and tote bag designs to satisfy very taste and usage!
These are just a few ideas to get you started. Given the freedom to create and experiment, kids will come up with plenty of project ideas all on their own. Keep it safe, simple and fun for all involved, and you will be passing along a life-long skill and art form to a new generation!
WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE PROJECT FOR INTRODUCING KIDS TO SEWING?