Celebrate the spirit of America with red, white and blue projects. Invite your young patriotic students to make crafts that can be used during any of America’s celebrations, such as Flag Day, Memorial Day and Independence Day.
Whether you are celebrating Earth Day, Arbor Day or just the four seasons, trees can be the center of attention for a theme unit. Trees play a vital role on this earth, as they all serve an important purpose. Here are three fun crafts about trees for your class to make.
As the spring and summer months come knocking at your classroom door, get buzzing with some fun bee crafts. Discuss prior knowledge on bees and add in a few new stories to stimulate interest in these insects before beginning extension activities.
Easter is a wonderful holiday to celebrate spring. Symbols of this occasion help young children show their creative side. Bunnies, chicks and eggs always make Easter a fun and memorable time for your students. Here are three crafts that will engage your little learners in some holiday fun.
Backwards Day is a fun and unique theme to be celebrated in the classroom. You can use any day of the year to engage in these activities. Some teachers choose National Backwards Day, a non-traditional holiday on January 31, and others choose April 15, because of Leonardo de Vinci (see below).
Invite your young lads and lassies to make entertaining crafts for St. Patrick’s Day. The March 17 holiday is full of magical symbols that engage your students in fun projects that use developmental and learning skills. Here are three ideas to get your group started.
Learning big words that identify shapes can be exciting for young students. It seems grown up to them! But it’s important that they learn the attributes of a rectangle, square, circle or a triangle. This lesson will allow students to practice verbalizing the characteristics of each shape.
There is no better way to learn about action words than to be active. Young students can throw their whole bodies into this lesson!
Pass the long days of winter with penguin fun in the classroom. These adorable flightless birds can be the theme of a variety of curriculum activities that can entertain young children as they learn. Everyone loves penguins!
When Valentine’s Day rolls around, kids like to have fun crafts and gifts that are suitably cute for everyone on the list. How about a practical way to woo or wow? Think homemade gifts from the heart! Don’t forget some engaging activities to make the day special.