In May I wrote about the Small Hands Creating Hope project and we’re back. You see not only did J create his stained glass window butterflies for the project. But T also made her first craft for the project. At 13 months old T joined in with her first crafty activity to bring hope and help to raise money for cancer research.
I feel really proud that T’s first craft project is part of a book that is helping to raise money for cancer research. As I mentioned in my last post a friend that was pregnant at the same time as I was with J that I met through a parenting forum found out that her little girl had a brain tumour at 8 months old so it was more poignant to me, part of the aim of the project is to create projects that children who are in hospital with cancer can create as well as for children to create for people that they know who are suffering. As Amber was in hospital at around the same age it made me and still makes me realise that it’s not just toddlers and children in hospital but babies and at a time where they can start to explore creative arts.
Using some contact paper (sticky back plastic) T was able to work to create a collage using bits of cut up paper. I then helped out and we created her a butterfly from the contact paper art work.
There are some amazing projects and blogger working towards raising money and you can help. If you would like to donate money towards the American Cancer Society then you can click on the button below and donate.
If you would like to receive the book then you need to make a donation of $15 when you will receive an e-mail telling you how you can get the link (if you don’t receive the e-mail then please contact smallhandsproject at gmail dot com). If you would like to receive the hard back book then the instructions are in the e-mail as well.
As I said – many amazing bloggers are taking part check out their posts already done and those still to come, some have got giveaways associated with their posts as well include an amazing bracelet that has been donated for the project.
We are also hosting a Twitter Party on June 12th at 8pm GMT, 3PM EST with hashtag #hopeforcancer. We will be giving away at least one copy of the book to people who RSVP that they are coming and then participate in the chat – please check my facebook page or follow me on Twitter for updates on how to to RSVP and see what else will be going on.
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