Tuesday, September 15, 2015

The 1st Step

Today we went to Jo-ann Fabric to buy cloth.  This was our first step in a pillow making project we are doing.  It was also a very brief introduction to a measurement unit we will be starting soon, since each child had to buy 1/2 yard of fabric.

Some skills we practiced on this trip were:

-good shopping etiquette: being patient while waiting in line, using polite language, walking and talking (vs running and shouting)

-making decisions (from many options)

-estimating: we tried to estimate what our total bill would be

Our next step is to get out the sewing machine and turn the fabric into pillows.

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