SEWING IDEAS TO GIFT YOUR CHILD FOR THE FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL

CALCULATING MOUSE INSTEAD OF POCKET CALCULATOR

Do you still remember the slide ruler with the coloured balls? Back when you learned to count, how did you help yourself? It has a couple of brightly coloured beads on its tail that you can slide back and forth. How many pearls you want to take is up to you. But it should be at least ten.

SELF MADE GIFT FOR THE FIRST OF SCHOOL

This is an ideal and individual gift for school enrolment. It doesn’t take up much space and is made to pack in your child’s bag. Your imagination knows no boundaries. You can modify the mouse and iron on or embroider the child’s name.

MORE IDEAS FOR HOMEMADE GIFTS FOR STARTING SCHOOL?

Have you seen the pencil cases that can be sewn up in no time? For the girls we have a mermaid fin pencil case and for the boys a spaceship or the rocket pencil case.

What do you need for the calculation mouse?

• for the mouse: Felt, Wool, Nicki, Jersey … (recommendations only)

• for the ears: felt or a synthetic leather

• for the tail: embroidery twist, Beads

• Filling, cotton wool or left over fabric

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