By Ron Liskey | August 22, 2017
In sixth grade, students create a stuffed animal (designed and sewn by hand). This project challenges them to make imagine and make the shape of a three-dimensional animal out of cloth. This develops new abilities, from drawing to imagination of how a three dimensional creation can be formed from cloth. They work–perhaps for the first time–from the parts to the whole. This requires careful planning and attention to detail.