No-Sew Tunic, Skirts & Capes

No-Sew Tunic, Skirts & Capes

Costumes don’t need to be confined to the drama department. They are engaging, hands-on ways to explore history, cultures, commerce, and geography. They can be used to enhance the study of literature through role playing and can add to the …

Accordion Book

Accordion Book

Accordion books can be constructed without stitching. They are composed of a continuous folded sheet of paper that you can also stand up to view all the pages at once. This bookmaking style has a rich, global history. As a …

Envelope Books

Envelope Books

Book-making progresses from simple to complicated, making the process great for any age and all learning levels in the class. This particularly easy-to-make project has a variety of uses from pocket poetry to creative research presentations, plus it can enhance …

CD Cube Display Cases

CD Cube Display Cases

Students can use CD display cases to create in-depth collages for lessons in all content areas. These can also be an easy and inexpensive way to organize cluttered work spaces and show off your favorite knickknacks or art projects. Materials needed: Four …

CD Calendars

CD Calendars

  With the rise in popularity of portable gadgets that have more than one function, CDs have become a piece of technology that can be retrofitted to become portable educational games or even a simple calendaring device to teach students …

T-Stick Puppets

T-Stick Puppets

Suggested Reused Materials: Base: a dowel, chop stick, frame piece, natural wood or cardboard tube Arms: Popsicle stick, skewer, chop stick, cardboard strips, straws Head: Styrofoam ball, plastic Christmas ornament, model magic, felt, fabric, ping pong ball, large beads, belt …

Chess

Chess

Make a simple basket weave game board from a cereal box or thick paper. Check out our paper room for supplies.  Game pieces are made from flat buttons and telephone wire, the bottom button needs to concave to hold sculpture …

Math Materials Tray

Math Materials Tray

A great way to save on classroom supplies is to make your own math materials. These may be designed to meet all learning levels in the classroom as well as become more complex  in design and usage from grade to …