I found this AMAZING website called Craft Hope. They coordinate different charity projects, and I was really excited to participate in their latest. Here's a link to the project I did. I'm anxious to see what the next one is. I got Dylan and Sydney involved, and I know it was a great way for them to start learning about helping others.
I made a couple of friendship bracelets with embroidery floss using Sydney's Christmas present from her grandma (an awesome friendship bracelet kit)! Dylan and Sydney made a bunch of bracelets with pony beads and nylon floss. Sydney picked out the bag of pony beads - she chose the glow-in-the-dark beads so - get this - "the orphans won't be scared of the dark". Oh. My. I totally choked up right in the middle of Walmart when she said that. Love her. I know they had fun, and like I said, I am SO looking forward to the next Craft Hope project! Yay!