Sunday, July 17, 2011

Preparing the Environment at My Kitchen Table

This time of year always finds me in vacation/work mode. It means that the sewing machine has reached the kitchen table. You know what I mean, it is when all of your Montessori books, albums, materials, projects are out and clearing the table for meals becomes a project in itself. I have not stepped foot into my classroom in six weeks, but somehow it does not leave me.
My adventurous task this week is to finish sewing 4 aprons for our food prep works. I chose a pattern that is versatile and could be used with apple slicing to peeling carrots. There are a numerous apron pattern designs and I found the free child apron pattern from Sew Liberated to be most beneficial. A very young Primary child can independently put this on with ease without it getting twisted and bunched up. I am also working on sewing a few threefold pockets to be used for the solid, thick and thin cards for the Geometry and Botany cabinet.

Others things that have been prepared on my kitchen table in the past week are my Parent Orientation notes, Cultural Plan, Record Keeping and the beginnings of a new Land, Air and Water mat.

Don't forget to take time out for yourself.  I have yoga planned for my Monday morning.
Sew Liberated Sewing Child Apron Pattern:

1 comment:

  1. I can relate! My table is covered in work and meals are taking a back seat. It's time for me to move to a bigger office.


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