June Craft: #1 Dad Award

Last month we celebrated mothers with a fun, simple craft to make them feel special. This month we want to do the same for Father’s Day! Father’s Day is June 21st this year, so there’s still plenty of time to do a fun craft to celebrate.

Some of you may be teachers looking for something quick to do before the school year ends. Some may be parents looking for a project to do with kids at home. No matter who you are, we’ve got a great craft that you can share with kids! It is sure to bring a smile to any dad’s face!

This #1 Dad Award craft uses materials you probably already have on hand! It will make every dad out there feel like aDadCraftFinal winner.

Here’s what you’ll need to do.

Materials:

Paper Plate
Markers
Scissors
Construction paper
Glue

 

You can find instructions on how to make this craft, complete with pictures, HERE.

That’s about all we’ve got for you this time! Check back next month for a fun summer craft project you can do when the kids are out of school. And make sure all of you take the time to wish your dad a Happy Father’s Day.


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May Craft: Handprint Flower

Mother’s Day is just around the corner, and we have just the craft for you. Flower crafts are a traditional Mother’s Day item, so we’ve brought you one with a bit of a twist.

This handprint flower craft is sure to delight! It combines the beauty of flowers with something personal from the students…their handprints! Even better is that this craft takes very few materials. This fun craft will be something that mother’s treasure for years to come.maycraft2015

Materials:
Construction paper
Scissors
Glue
Pencil

You can find the full instructions to make this craft, including pictures, HERE.

 

And that’s it! We hope you enjoy this creative Mother’s Day craft. Check back next month for another great craft to do with your students.


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April Craft: Easy Easter Egg

Did Easter sneak up on you this year? With the way the holiday jumps around from year to year, it can be easy to forget about it. If you are scrambling to come up with an easy, last minute Easter activity, then we have you covered!

Our Easy Easter Egg craft is perfect for the educator who’s looking for something to do, fast. It uses materials you most likely already have in class. This simple craft is a great activity for young students. It will allow your students to express their creativity, while allowing you a simple craft that doesn’t require too much effort on your part.

So what are you waiting for? Grab some construction paper and additional materials and let your students have fun!

Materials:EasterCraft_final

Construction Paper
Scissors
Glue

Optional:
Craft Puffs
Beads
Buttons
Yarn

You can find a PDF with instructions, including pictures, HERE!

 

Students can take this fun craft home to their families, or you can keep them around the classroom. We hope you and your students enjoy this easy craft.


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March Craft: Pot of Gold

St. Patrick’s Day is here in only a week! Are you looking for a fun craft that requires few supplies, but still produces a great item? Then this Pot of Gold craft is perfect!

The younger students may need help with cutting the plate, but otherwise this simple craft is perfect for all sorts of ages. This craft makes a great addition to stories or lessons around the holiday and leprechauns. Students will love making their own pot of gold, complete with a colorful rainbow.

Here’s what you need.Finalpotofgold

Materials:
Paper Plate
Scissors
Yellow Construction Paper
Markers
Glue

 

You can find instructions, complete with pictures, HERE.

 

This craft can be placed down flat, hung on doorknobs, and hung from windows. Decorate your classroom or let students take them home right away!


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February Craft: Valentines Holder

Valentine’s Day is nearly here. In the classroom, it is often a time for students to hand out Valentines to each other. If students are going to be getting Valentines, it only makes sense for them to have somewhere to hold them. That’s where this month’s craft comes in. Let students collect Valentines in a personal, custom Valentines Holder!

This craft is simple, and uses materials you probably already have, or can easily pick up. Younger students might have some trouble with the stapling step so if this is for a very youngFinalImage VDAY class, you may have to help out.

Here’s what you’ll need.

Materials:

Two Paper Plates
Construction Paper (Red or Pink)
Colored Pencils/Markers
Glue
Scissors
Stapler
Pencil

You can find the instructions, complete with pictures, HERE.

We hope you and your students enjoy this month’s craft! Check back next month for another fun, themed craft.


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