Tessellations Mosaics

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Inspired by Pattern Blocks, we’ve created 6 shapes that can be used to make wonderful tessellation patterns. Shapes are: equilateral triangle, rhombus, trapezoid, hexagon, square and small rhombus. Each shape is carefully crafted to match the sides and angles of the other shapes allowing your students to use the shapes to create seamless tessellations or to design animals, people, vehicles, structures and patterns! Continue reading

Tube Crafts: Sunny the Snake

tube snake paper roll Sssssssss! Here’s a great project you can adapt for larger groups of students–make an awesome tube snake. This is one of the many projects we’ve got lined up this year for Tube Crafts! Continue reading

Craft Spotlight: Sensory Collage Kit

Feature-Image-SensoryCollageWELCOME BACK TO 2014! We are ecstatic to begin the New Year with a plethora of craft ideas, guest posts and so much more! To start off, I’ve decided to post on our Sensory Collage Kit–filled with a variety of colorful materials to add brilliance, texture and fun to your students’ collage projects! Continue reading

Christmas Tree Flourish Ornaments

Feature-Image-CurlDecorationsAdd a fancy touch to your Christmas tree or include it in your holiday classroom decorations. The glitter can be a bit messy to work with, but in this craft, your students won’t have to get their hands in it! Super simple and stunning–that’s what we like! Continue reading

Craft Spotlight: Remembrance Day Poppies

Feature-Image-remempoppywreathAs November 11 is fast-approaching, we recognize the importance of remembering and the bravery of veteran heroes around the world on Remembrance Day. Show your classroom’s appreciation with a beautiful classroom wreath! Continue reading

Feely Bag Find-It Letters

Feature-Image-eyespygameCan you find all the letters of the alphabet? Check out our tutorial below for an easy-to-make game students will love playing with during rainy days! This project uses our R2184 Manuscript Letter Beads which help students feel for the shape of each letter as they search for them!  Continue reading

Craft Spotlight: Exercise Animals!

Feature-Image-exerciseanimalsExercise Animals get children up and moving! First decorate the animals with paint, and color in the printed paper with crayons or markers. Assemble the animals in three easy steps. Watch a video below to see how it’s done, then check out our Art Campers taking off in an animal stampede! Continue reading

Loralee Lewis uses our Paper Doll Pads!

nofussfabulous_gathertogethergarland-300x210Loralee Lewis makes beautiful stationery for sale at her website here. Loralee’s experience with paper makes this Paper Doll Pad project an innovative craft for Thanksgiving! Celebrate diversity with fun paper doll characters for your Thanksgiving table! Continue reading