Global Change is in Your Hands is a new resource that will help all teachers to bring the messages of KidKnits to their students. The same KidKnits curriculum content that has always been available online is now packaged into a single workbook that includes detailed lesson plans for the teacher. Professionally designed by Rusty…Details
KidKnits is honored to be able to share this short interview with Jillian, a 9 year old from Metamora,IL, and great friend of KidKnits. Jillian attended KidKnits classes with a local homeschool group and was inspired to do more to help. What did you enjoy about KidKnits? I liked KidKnits because I liked helping other people,…Details
A week ago I had a blast teaching an enthusiastic Girl Scout troop about changing lives on the other side of the world through KidKnits; this troop is located in Washington, IL, a small town in central Illinois hit by a devastating tornado this morning. I found out that at least three of these girls…Details
At KidKnits, most of our attention is appropriately placed on our yarn, and the artisans in Rwanda and Chile that work to produce it. However, today we wanted to introduce you to another group of artisans that produce a very important part of the KidKnits craft kit. Meet Lilian, from Uhunzi. Uhunzi is located in…Details
“They were proud. The teachers were proud. It was just so obvious that we had accomplished something great” – Mrs. Stephenson, Principal at Lincoln Elementary School in Canton and KidKnits partner.
“They have come to understand that they are part of a world, not just a school, a town, or even a state…We can all help each other and learn from each other” – Miss Katie Bogner, speaking about her 5th grade classroom’s experience with KidKnits
A new KidKnits community!
While most of our KidKnits customers are young children, thanks to a new partnership with Midwest Food Bank, we had a very special opportunity recently to share KidKnits with the young at heart. Our entire family had the chance to visit Apostolic Christian Skylines, a local nursing and retirement home. We were excited to be…Details
A new KidKnits partner
When someone else’s passionate desire to spread hope and rays of sunshine to a hurting world happens to use yarn and a round loom as a means to that end, we at KidKnits can’t help but reach out to learn more. Reaching out to Knitting Rays of Hope introduced us to two amazing women doing…Details
The Larger Story of KidKnits
Over the past few months, I have shared with you a little about our family and our journey that is KidKnits. In many ways, this Great Adventure that we are on is very personal with every member of our immediate family involved in some way. While I am glad to be sharing our personal journey with you, I…Details
“Moments.” Short, priceless, memory making moments that etch themselves into your life and being, are how I, as the mom, mark this family adventure and mission that is known as KidKnits. Moments like when Ellie had a chance to meet the ladies of True Vineyard Ministries in Rwanda. Moments when my husband and I get…Details