Budget Sewing Project ideas for elementary school Kids

I'm a volunteer Fashion Design/Sewing teacher at my kids school. I teach 3rd thru 8th graders in the afterschool program. My challenges include: no budget, limited supplies, and many kids struggle with attention, motor skill, and confident issues. I have tested some of these projects but most are ideas that I want to try!
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Rug. Cut 2.5 inch squares of knit fabric. Can use old t-shirts, grandmas double knit pants etc. Fold into triangles and sew onto a heavy fabric, such as denim or duck cloth. Draw lines one inch apart on your backing fabric. These will be your stitching lines.

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Tutorial on how to make blocks from fabric "crumbs"

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How to Start and End a Knot - Quilting In The Rain --My grandma showed me how to do this a long time ago and I forgot, so glad I found this.

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Fabric scrap matching game

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