Summer Sewing "Selfie Time"

Thursday

 

 

 

Schedule

8.45am BE READY

  • Be ready for start of camp

  • Enter Zoom meeting

  • Be wearing your headset and test the microphone

  • Have participants/campers on mute

  • Have samples ready to show during Meet 'n' Greet

  • Have materials ready for demonstration if needed

  • Have water close by

  • Have camper info in case you need to contact a parent by phone

9am MEET 'n' GREET

  1. Admit campers.

  2. Greet campers whilst waiting for everyone to join.

  3. Have campers work on a coloring sheet.

  4. This is the time we would like the campers to interact so keep them UNMUTED and ask them to tell an interesting fact you (the instructor) choose.

 

SUGGESTION: Who is your favorite superhero?

9.40am - 9.55am (15 Mins)

GOALS

  • With campers muted:

    • Introduce camp projects

      • Show samples of each item​

      • Explain goals for the week

      • and goals for today

    • Camp Guidelines - click here

9.55am - 10.45am (50 Minutes)

 

SEWING ACTIVITY

Supplies needed: pincushion, needle threader, scissors, needle and thread, 2 completed tote bag straps

  • VIDEO "Sewing The Straps To The Bag"

  • Campers: pin and sew the straps​​ to the tote bag

10.45am 15 MINUTE BREAK (Use this time to help anyone catch up)

11am

  • VIDEO "Friendship Bracelets"

  • Campers: make friendship bracelets

MINI WIND DOWN TIME FOR AM CAMPERS

12PM LUNCH BREAK

 

1pm - 1.45pm ACTIVITY 

 

ASSEMBLE THE DREAM CATCHER

  • VIDEO "Assemble Dream Catcher"

  • Campers who finish early can color on coloring sheet.

1.45pm 10 MINUTE BREAK (use this time to help anyone if needed)

 

1.55pm - 2.15pm (20 Minutes)

  • EITHER

  • Work on Dream Catcher (embellish)

  • Finish Friendship Bracelets

  • Work on bookmark 1 (whip stitch around sides)

  • Coloring

 

2.35pm WIND DOWN

  • Clean up

  • Prepare for tomorrow

  • Today's Show & Tell "Tell us about a family member"

  • Show 'n' tell ( plan what campers bring for show 'n' tell tomorrow)

  • Campers share "what I liked about camp today..."

3pm END OF DAY

  • End zoom meeting for all - do not leave open

  • Make sure you are prepared for tomorrow

      Goals for today

(morning and afternoon groups*)

  • To sew the straps on to the tote bag

  • To make friendship bracelets

  • To assemble the dream catcher*

      Goals for the week

  • To learn how to sew

  • To make a bookmark, tote bag, keychain and dream catcher*

  • To have fun and to make new "virtual" friends

Sewing The Straps To The Bag
Friendship Bracelets

GENERAL SUPPLIES In Camper's

Box From SEW HAPPY:

  • Sharp scissors

  • 3 Needles

  • 3 Needle threaders

  • Pincushion

  • 8 Pins

  • 3 Spools of thread

  • Seam ripper

  • Thimble

  • 6" Ruler

  • Project Bags

CAMPERS HAVE BEEN ASKED TO SUPPLY:

  • Markers or colored pencils for coloring

  • Sharpies

  • Fabric Markers (optional)

PROJECTS INCLUDE:

  • Selfie Tote Bag

  • Speech Bubble Keychain

  • Bookmarks

  • Friendship Bracelets

  • Dream Catcher

  • Stickers

  • Photo Booth Props

WELCOME ACTIVITY

Coloring Sheet

Assemble Dream Catcher 1

For tomorrow's Show & Tell bring....

CAMPERS WILL SHOW ALL THEIR PROJECTS FROM THIS WEEK

Assemble Dream Catcher 2

Click here for "Would You Rather...."  use these when you have time during the breaks or if the campers need a break!

Click here for "Scavenger Hunt"  a fun activity to get campers interacting

Extra Videos You May Need To Access

How To Untangle A Knot
Whip Stitch
Tying A Knot
Lock Stitch

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