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11 Teacher-Approved Crafts for School
Summer is the perfect season to turn off the television and head outside. There are so many fun ways to enjoy the fresh air and warm weather, one of which being a picnic. Before you leave, think of a few summer crafts for kids to make. Picnic crafts for kids can come in all shapes and sizes - make everything from games to recycle crafts that you can throw in your basket.
Time to empty that recycle bin...right into your craft room! With our amazing collection of 674 recycled crafts, you'll find hundreds of uses for Mason jars, toilet paper rolls, egg cartons, paper plates, and even old sweaters! From funky jewelry to beautiful home decor ideas, these trash to treasure projects are the perfect way to use up all those extra bottles and jugs that you have lying around your house. Crafters of all ages and skill levels are sure to find something they'll love in our collection of 674 recycled crafts.
If you're looking for easy kids crafts, look no further than this Adorable Cardboard Tube Giraffe. Recycle your cardboard tubes from your toilet paper and paper towels to help your kids create an animal straight out of Africa. Follow this step-by-step tutorial to create your giraffe. It's an easy craft that will cost you next to nothing. After your kids are done they'll want to run off and play with their new animal. This pet won't require any clean up, either.
Remember the joy of the first day of school with this Back to School Album. Made using simple paper-folding techniques, this project is great for kids to do with their parents for at school for their first arts and crafts time! Let the kids decorate their mini album however they'd like, and fill it with photos, notes, and other memories from their first day back. This also makes a precious time capsule gift for when your little one eventually graduates high school or college.
Kids and adults of all ages are sure to love this adorable Etch a Sketch Chalkboard. Inspired by the fun Etch-a-Sketch toy, this project gives kids the ability to create amazing designs. You can use this chalkboard in their playroom or in the classroom to help inspire creativity. Document ideas, notes, and other precious doodles on this adorable DIY chalkboard.
Does your daughter or granddaughter love doll houses? Worried that a doll house might take up too much space? Well learn How to Make a Magnetic Doll House Binder with this cute tutorial. This house will only take up about 1 inch of room!
Incorporate a measure of creativity into your DIY decorative crafts and homemade teacher appreciation gifts with this lovely Measure for Measure Teacher Wreath. Any educator will love adorning his or her door with homemade wreath crafts like this project from Maya Road! It looks smart enough to impress the Bard himself!
Gather the kids together to create these Nature Inspired Frozen Suncatchers. Made using stuff they may find around the house or in the back yard, these fabulous suncatchers are great for winter crafting!
Get the kids outside and enjoying the sunshine with this Summer Lemonade Stand. Complete with directions on how to make the whole stand, this tutorial from Fiskars is a must for families who enjoy spending quality time together outside.
Each season has its own magical colors, and with this Colours of the Season Calendar, you can easily use the colors of the season in your accessories, clothing, and art projects. This project is great to do with kids and is a fun way to learn all about the seasons.
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