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Duration

1 - 2 hrs

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How Often Is This Offered?

Daily

Age Range

  • K - 2nd
  • 3rd - 5th
  • 6th - 8th
  • High School

Help Required

Adult

Description

Easy to make DIY tie blankets!  Great for our community of friends that need a little bit more warmth and comfort! Blankets will go to kids served by Mending Kids AND Local Los Angeles unhoused Families and Children.

What's Needed To Complete

Two 2.5 yards of fleece Scissors

Whose Help Is Required

Some adult help may be required.

Special Requirements

To coordinate shipment and/or drop-off, please contact mailto:hello@mendingkids.orghello@mendingkids.org Mending Kids/WeWork, Suite 120, 21255 Burbank Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 91367 Office: 818-843-6363 http://mendingkids.org/" target="_blank" rel="noopener" data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url?q=http://mendingkids.org/&source=gmail&ust=1587750453141000&usg=AFQjCNEGbKr2PND7NFhY0r6KKFGLeniFQAmendingkids.org

How It Makes A Difference

Mending Kids gives sick kids life-saving surgical care while advancing education and training towards medical sufficiency in their communities. Since 2005, we have mended thousands of children in over 66 countries, including the US. Warm, colorful and cozy blankets make kids feel protected and loved.  

Where to Serve

From Home/Anywhere*

Instructions

Watch this clip on how to make a DIY tie blanket! Check out the list of needed supplies, organize your supplies. Lay the fabric on top of each other Cut out 4 inch squares at every corner Cut 4 inches down about ever 1.5 inches (kind of like a fringe) Tie your knots! Repeat on each side until complete Email hello@mendingkids.org to coordinate drop-off or ship to: Mending Kids/WeWork, Suite 120, 21255 Burbank Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 91367

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