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Arts and Crafts Ideas

can be adapted to any level

TIME REQUIRED:

variable

OBJECTIVES:

  1. develop/exercise imagination
  2. fine motor skills development

MAKE A MOBILE:

Materials:

  • paper/fabric/etc. for mobile objects
  • dowelling/stiff wire/straws for mobile beams
  • string/light wire/fishing line for tying objects to beams

Suggestions:

  • make all objects in one mobile the same (i.e. all ducks);
  • make each object different (i.e. duck/egg/duckling/etc)
  • use objects that would make a scene (barn/cow/duck/hay bale/etc)
  • make a flock of flying ducks or geese

DESIGN WRAPPING PAPER &/OR GREETING CARDS

Suggestions:

  • make stencils from heavy paper
  • make stamps from potatoes

MAKE A PINATA EGG

using a balloon.

MAKE GIANT EASTER EGGS/OSTRICH EGGS

  • using paper mache & balloons;
  • or simply colour baloons like easter eggs

CREATE A MOSAIC

  • crush eggshells (don't pulverize);
  • divide shell pieces into bunches and dye with different colours for each bunch;
  • use white or craft glue to place shell bits onto construction paper or bristol board to form design or picture (which can be drawn out first)

If you have any ideas you would like to share, please let us know and we will provide it with the next update

farm/activities/crafts_ideas.txt · Last modified: 2020-05-09 15:02 (external edit)