Ds1 (6.5) is learning to knit. He likes it, and I think he might want to knit more if he had a simple project he was interested in. He doesn't appear to be too motivated to say, knit himself a hat or a scarf...what else would be a good beginner project??? Maybe I just need to hit the bookstore and look at knitting books; I couldn't find too much online. That said, one idea I DID get online was to have them knit hats to donate to charity, which I thought was a fabulous idea. I might see if I can sell him on that one. Any other ideas would be appreciated though.