No-Sew Costumes: Tunics, Skirts, & Capes

No-Sew Costumes: Tunics, 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

There are many ways to connect envelopes to create a book. This is an easy-to-make project that has a variety of uses from pocket poetry to creative research presentations. Below you will find ways in can enhance curriculum in all …

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. Materials needed: Four CD cases , paper Students can use CD display cases to create in-depth collages for lessons in all content areas. These can …

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 a simple calendering device to teach students concepts of time like months, weeks, …

T-Stick Puppets

T-Stick Puppets

Puppets are a great way for students to become a character, act out a story, or role play tough situations. There are endless ways to make and use puppets. Applications Across Subjects: Math Measuring materials Engineering/construction of puppet ELA How-To …

Chess

Chess

You can make a chess game board (or other game board) by making a simple basket-weave square from a cereal box or thick paper. You can make game pieces with flat buttons and telephone wire. Then add beads to define …

Math Materials Tray

Math Materials Tray

Making your own math materials is fun and easy. You can differentiate them, make them for different levels of learning, and make them for different games or units of study. Trays can be made from old silverware trays, jewelry boxes, …