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What’s Inside Me Doll

What’s Inside Me Doll

Science has never been so cuddly! Welcome students back to school and introduce them to the basic organs and systems of the human body. Open the front flaps to discover a heart, liver, stomach, lungs, kidneys, bladder and intestines. Open the back of the head to find the doll’s brain! Remove the organs in the chest… View more

Animal Face Pencil Toppers

Animal Face Pencil Toppers

Need a five-minute craft that stops fights over pencils? These adorable button pencil toppers are perfect! Age: 5+ Duration: 5 minutes Learning Outcomes: Practice fine motor skills, animal names, and clearly mark pencils so students don’t lose them or argue over whose pencil is whose! You’ll Need: R2040 Animal Face Buttons Chenille Stems Pencils This craft is quick,… View more

Name Bracelets

Name Bracelets

  This beautiful and tactile craft is a fun spin on traditional bracelets made of strung beads! Age: 5+ Duration: 5 Minutes Learning Outcomes: Exercise fine motor skills and practice spelling your name. You’ll Need: R2184 Manuscript Letter Beads Tubular Crinoline (available at craft and fabric stores) Usually friendship bracelets are knotted or woven out of yarn, but… View more

Mosaic Name Tags

Mosaic Name Tags

Give students an artistic way to label their desks or spots at their table! This activity is great for the first week of school! Practice literacy and create artistic name plates for each student’s seat. Age: 5+ Duration: 10 Minutes Learning Outcomes: Practice spelling names, and exercise fine motor skills. You’ll Need: Mosaic materials (Our examples use the… View more

Art-A-Roni Emotions

Art-A-Roni Emotions

Create colorful faces and use them to talk about emotions with young students! Age: 3+ Duration: 10 minutes (not including drying time) Learning Outcomes: Create beautiful take-home art. Talk about different emotions and the different ways people show emotions on their faces. Encourage empathy and emotional literacy. Exercise fine motor skills. You’ll Need:  R51449 Face Pad R2111 Art-A-Roni®… View more

Personalized Portfolios

Personalized Portfolios

Get kids excited for an artful school year with this useful back-to-school craft! Every child needs a portfolio to keep their exceptional art and school work in. Get to know your students by having them personalize their portfolio! Age: 4+ Duration: 5-10 Minutes Learning Outcomes: Practice names, exercise fine motor skills, and encourage adding art to everyday… View more

Tube Craft Turkey with Color Diffusing Feathers

Tube Craft Turkey with Color Diffusing Feathers

These adorable feathered friends make great centerpieces for any family dinner, and terrific classroom decorations! Age: 4+ Duration: 15 minutes (plus drying time) Learning Outcomes: You’ll Need: R39301 Tube Crafts R2172 Tissue Circles R15213 Color Diffusing Sheets Liquid Water Color Paint Scissors Pencil Glue Stick Googly Eyes We have found that the best way to structure this… View more

Leaf Rubbing Plate Name Badges

Leaf Rubbing Plate Name Badges

These beautifully detailed leaves make a great backdrop for name badges! This craft is perfect for “Getting to Know You” activities in the classroom.  Age: 4+ Duration: 5 minutes Learning Outcomes: Practice writing your name. Exercise fine motor skills. You’ll Need: R15294 Terrific Tree Craft Paper R5815 Leaf Rubbing Plates Crayons Scissors Washable Marker This quick craft is… View more

Thanksgiving Pumpkin Pie Craft

Thanksgiving Pumpkin Pie Craft

  This craft perfectly combines early geometry with Thanksgiving cheer! In order for creativity to flourish, students need a solid understanding of the fundamentals. What underpins the fundamentals is vocabulary. A student has to be able to describe their world and what they see before they can change it and create new things. This activity… View more