Use up fabric strips to make this cute garland! Materials Fabric strips (you could cut or rip these for a more rustic look) Embroidery floss Needle Scissors Beads Directions Cut a long length of embroidery floss. Tie a knot on one end. Lace your needle. Some children might find a threader helpful for this process. Fold your fabric back and forth on its self as seen in the photos below. Put your needle through the centre of the fold. Push your fold down to your knot. Add a few beads on top of the fold. Leaving a bit of distance, make another knot. Thread another fabric strip down to the next knot and repeat, until you have an entire garland filled with fabric folds. Add any beads in between that you may like. Or double up the fabric strips. If your child is younger you may want to go with shorter lengths and knot them together. Give your garland to a friend or secure it to a gift with clear tape. Purpose Developing fine motor skills such as tying knots, using a needle, threading beads etc. Thinking of others. Making items that are used for more than one reason. Safety Notes Beads are a choking hazard, so be sure to keep them our of reach from children ages 0-3 or those that tend to put things in their mouths. Use a needle and scissors with adult supervision and care. Please like & share: Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Name* Email* Website Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.