Wool in School ™ are delighted to announce the
launch of our intergenerational pilot project,
Knit-Stitch aims at promoting intergenerational
learning by creating new possibilities and
connections with children and older adults
through our tradition of knitting. We believe this is
more important now due to the impact of Covid 19
Wool in School™ aims to bring a learning
opportunity which will enrich all involved
encouraging understanding and respect between
Due to covid 19 the level of contact will be based on communication through facetime calls and,
phone calls and text images or zoom based on the option in which a school opts for i.e.. fully
class participation with a nursing home or activity group on or with an older family member. This
will be discussed with the school and evaluated by Wool in School™
Benefits for older people
sharing transfer of skills
building positive relationships
Benefits for children
Support social skills.
Focus and attention.
supporting motor skills.
Building positive relationships
Life long learning
breaking down barriers.
Myself and othersSPHE
Benefits for the school community
Complementing the Primary Curriculum - SPHE, Art Education
Linking in with the community/ nursing homes or community elderly , Myself and the wider world.
Promoting awareness of school projects
Encouraging shared learning.
Support children with additional needs.
Education for Sustainable Development Strategy 2030
Consumer and environmental issues.
Heritage, Fabric and Fibre Strand of the Art curriculum