Craft Spotlight: Peel and Stick Making Faces

2014-08-14-FeatureImageMake hilarious faces with creative Peel & Stick face stickers! Choose from a wide selection of funky eyes, noses and mouths to decorate any object! This post details how the face stickers were used to decorate homemade maracas for a great sensory experience. Continue reading

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Craft Spotlight: Fabric Mosaics

2014-06-30-FeatureImageR15651 Fabric Mosaics are great for tactile activities such as beading and stringing! Who knew! At our art camp, we tried out a technique where we interwove Brilliant Beads with Fabric Mosaics on string to make colorful and unique jewelry! Continue reading

Fancy Stringing Rings Suncatchers

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Most beaded suncatcher projects require one of the following: spending a lengthy amount of time to thread the beads into an intricate design, or melting down the beads together in the oven (say NO to plastic fumes)! This suncatcher uses simple materials that are readily available in your classroom! Continue reading

The Differentiated Kindergarten blog uses our Manuscript Letter Beads!

Students will love being able to see their numbers and letters up close! These sturdy, colorful beads can be strung on thread or sorted into trays just like the photo above. Use the beads to teach number and letter recognition using visual and tactile approaches. Like blogger Marsha states, the beads aren’t simply beads, because “the bead IS the letter”!  Continue reading