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Thursday, August 30, 2012

Mailbox Teaching Tip:

Unique Craft:

The possibilities are endless with this circle-inspired painting activity!
  • cardboard tubes
  • tempera paint in various colors
  • 9" x 12" white construction paper
  • markers
  1. Dip the end of a cardboard tube in paint.
  2. Make circle prints on white paper. Allow time for the paint to dry.
  3. Add details with markers to complete a picture.
Unique Craft: painting

Craft Stick Puzzle Art

Materials (per child):
  • 15 craft sticks
  • masking tape
  • markers or crayons
  • 1 resealable plastic sandwich bag
  1. Align the craft sticks side by side on a flat surface.
  2. Place two strips of masking tape across the width of the combined sticks to secure them.
  3. Carefully turn over the connected craft sticks.
  4. Use markers or crayons to illustrate a back-to-school scene on the sticks.
  5. Remove the tape.
  6. Scramble the pieces; then reassemble them to recreate the artwork.
  7. Store the pieces in the bag between uses.
Curriculum Connection: Social Studies
Promote interaction and social skills with this partner activity. Pair youngsters and ask them to solve one another's puzzles. Then, in a shared effort, let them try combining portions of both puzzles to create a unique scene.
Craft Stick Puzzle Art

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