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Your summer holiday project… knit a Zippy!

For many years you have asked us to provide a Zippy toy and lots of you have been creative in making your own. However, our new corporate sponsor, Wesleyan, have created a Zippy knitting pattern for us. Now everyone can get crafty and create their own knitted Zippy! 

Knitting has been shown to have many positive mental health benefits, including reducing stress and providing a moment to ‘switch off’ and give the mind a break. Teaching children to knit is also a valuable and fun activity, developing children’s fine motor coordination skills and critical thinking. Read more about the benefits of knitting for adults and children via the links below:

Encourage colleagues, parents, siblings, grandparents and children to swap buckets and spades for knitting needles and wool over the summer holidays and knit a Zippy!

We look forward to receiving photos of Zippy knitting in progress and the finished product!

Partnership for Children
6 June 2017