Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Duck Craft

 This craft is very easy to make. Just draw the outline of a duck, have your child color  and cut it out!

1. Draw the outline of a duck on a piece of paper.

2. Have your child color the picture. 

3. Using scissors, have your child - if he or she is able - cut out the duck. 

Friday, April 12, 2013

Chicken Craft

This craft is really simple to make: all you need is to draw the outline of a chicken, 2 wings and feet on a piece of white paper. Ask your child to color the chicken, cut and glue.

1. On a piece of paper, draw the chicken's face and body, 2 wings and feet. Have your child color the picture.

2. Using a scissor, cut out the chicken from the paper.

3. Glue the feet to the bottom of the chicken's body.

4. Glue the larger wing to the chicken's body. 

5. Glue the wing with the outline to the back of the chicken.

Monday, April 1, 2013

Wildflower Craft

This year, make flowers for Mother’s Day! This craft is great for many age groups and can be as simple or as complex as you would like it to be.

·         White paper
·         Pencil
·         Crayons, color pencils or markers
·         Scissors
·         Green pipe cleaner
·         Glue stick


1. On a sheet of white paper, draw flowers. For this particular craft, it is recommended to draw an equal number of large and small flowers. On each paper, we drew 6 large flowers and 6 small flowers.

2. Have the children color the flowers.

3. Cut the flowers out with scissors.

4. With scissors, cut one green pipe cleaner in half. This makes 2 steams. 

5. You can make the flower 2 different ways: with a green center from the stem peeking out or without the green center.

4a. To make the flower with a green center:

1. Take one large flower and one small flower

2. Glue the small flower to the large flower

3. Secure the large and small flower together

4. Push the green pipe cleaner through both the large and small flowers. 

4b. To make the flower without the green center:

1. Take one large flower and one small flower

2. Push the stem through the larger flower
3. Glue the small flower on top of the large flower, covering the part of the steam sticking out

4. Secure the small flower to the large flower. 

5. Decorate.

We decided to make a flower banner and decorate the classroom with these flowers: