|Objective||To teach kids to reuse materials to create unique and useful items.|
By reusing common materials, you can save money and stay on budget. You will also create something new and uniquely yours. Rather than spending money on a blanket, use old materials, such as old sweat shirts, to create a this cool sweater blanket.
Click here for step by step instructions to make a Sweater Blanket
Mark this activity as complete when you have made a sweater blanket or you have re-purposed an article of clothing, piece of furniture or another item to create something new, useful and unique.
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|Age Range||11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18|
|Tags||Budgeting Re-use Spatial Intelligence Wants vs Needs|
This blog posting gives you step by step instructions on how to make a blanket out of a sweater.
This posting from About.com gives you step by step instructions on how to make a blanket from a sweater.