Arts and crafts have always been a favorite part of our homeschool days.
We have several plastic containers that we organize creative materials in, such as-
- tissue paper
- wax paper
- construction paper
- paper plates
- lunch sacks
- poster board
- cardboard tubes
- empty cardboard boxes (tissue boxes are great)
- cotton balls
- pom poms
- chenille sticks
- glitter, glitter glue
- Elmers glue, glue sticks
- Mod Podge (a must at our house!)
- scotch tape, masking tape
- scissors (shaped and regular)
- hole punch
- craft sticks (thin and wide)
- modeling clay
- chalk pastels
- colored pencils, crayons, markers
- water color paints, tempera paints
- paint brushes (assorted, but especially the foam kind)
Make sure you visit these fun kid craft sites- Activity Village and DLTK’s
For some formal art lessons, I love the book, How to Teach Art to Children (Evan-Moor).
For free chalk pastel tutorials, visit Hodgepodge. Marcus has been loving her site lately!
Check out my homeschool arts and crafts Pinterest board for more ideas.