Welcome to FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES
In EVERYDAY SKILLS class you will learn about CHILD DEVELOPMENT, NUTRITION and RESOURCE MANAGEMENT. Cooking labs included.This class is a nine weeks course and is open to all 7th graders and 8th graders.
STITCH-n-SAVE class is about CLOTHING CARE, LAUNDRY, SEWING BUTTONS AND BASIC HANDSEWING STITCHES. Students design and make an LED light up sewing project. MONEY MANAGEMENT skills will be taught so you can save, spend wisely and not go bankrupt! A few cooking labs included. This is a nine weeks course and is open to all 7th graders and 8th graders.
FACS LESSON PLANS
Soft Circuit Sewing
If you are interested in where I got the supplies to make the "soft circuit LED projects" in Stitch-n-Save class, here are my sources:
Coin cell battery (CR 2032) PRT-00338
LilyPad coin cell battery holder-switched-20 mm DEV13883 ROHS
LED assorted (20 pack) COM-12062 ROHS
Conductive thread-stainless steel-large spool (60g) DEV-11791 ROHS
OR for a smaller quantity at a smaller price...
Conductive thread -stainless steel-bobbin-30 ft.
Lowery's Sewing and Vacuum Center, 707 E. Winona Ave, Warsaw, IN
Assorted colors of felt - bought off the bolt
Chenille needles size 24 (found by the embroidery thread)
For sewing on decorations, scrap fabric and all purpose sewing thread works. I like to use a size 7 embroidery needle (found at Lowery's or Wal-Mart).