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Me & My Doll Sleepover Adventure






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 start on the Welcome Activity - "All About Me"

  4. Introduce yourself and tell the campers a little bit about you including your sewing experience.

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


SUGGESTION: Who taught you how to sew?

9.40am - 9.55am (15 Mins)


  • 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)



Ask campers to get out bag labelled "Bookmark"

Supplies needed: pincushion, needle threader, scissors, needle and thread

  • VIDEO "How To Thread A Needle"

  • Campers: practice threading needle​​

Note: Experienced sewers can sew decorative stitches on the bookmark. 

  • VIDEO "How To Tie A Knot"

  • Campers: practice tying a knot

NOTE: Nava knows how to sew as she did the last Me & My Doll Camp but she hasn't done the bookmark so she can work on that. Have her complete the lines of stitches and she can add decorative stitching to the front of the bookmark while the others are learning how to sew.

  • VIDEO "Cutting Fabric"

  • Supplies needed: bookmark, scissors, 6" ruler

  • Campers: cut bookmark (practice piece)

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

11am - 11.45am

  • VIDEO "Straight Stitch"

  • Introduce thimble and suggest that campers get used to wearing it

  • Campers: Use threaded and knotted needle to practice straight stitch

  • VIDEO "Lock Stitch"

  • Campers: practice lock stitch

  • VIDEO "Whip Stitch"

  • Campers: work on bookmark

11.45pm WIND DOWN

  • Clean up

  • Prepare for tomorrow

  • Show 'n' tell (Instructor should do today and plan what campers bring for show 'n' tell tomorrow)

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


  • End zoom meeting for all - do not leave open

  • Make sure you are prepared for tomorrow

      Goals for today

  • To learn about each other

  • To learn how to thread a needle, tie a knot, straight stitch and lock stitch

      Goals for the week

  • To learn how to sew

  • To make a doll romper, travel pillow, sleeping bag and bunny

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

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

Something you sewed or that someone sewed for you.




  • Sharp scissors

  • 3 Needles

  • 3 Needle threaders

  • Pincushion

  • 6 Pins

  • 3 Spools of thread

  • Seam ripper

  • Thimble

  • 6" Ruler

  • Project Bags


  • Markers or colored pencils for coloring

  • Sharpies

  • Fabric Markers (optional)


  • Bunny Romper

  • Pillow

  • Sleeping Bag

  • Bookmark

  • Bunny

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

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