Holiday Ornaments Craftivity

This week with my Preschoolers, ID, and Autism rooms I made ornaments.  We started with a template copied onto different colored construction paper.   Each child got to choose which color ornament they’d like to start.  I showed them all of their options for decorations: rectangles, circles, and gingerbread men.  I cut these with my […]

Fall Craftivities

Ok, so I’m really behind in posting these but I wanted to show you regardless.  My students loved both of these fall/Halloween craftivities.  One even spanned two weeks! First, we did shaving cream mummies.  I started by printing a gingerbread template onto dark gray paper. (If you google “gingerbread template” you’ll find tons of options!) […]

Halloween Craftivities

For the last two weeks I’ve done some cute, simple Halloween crafts with my Preschoolers and Intellectual Disabilities rooms. The first was a fun candy corn activity where we used a rather unconventional paint brush.  I saw this idea first here.  I used cotton balls held by clothes pins; I wrapped a rubber band around the […]

Shaving Cream Leaf Craftivity

The Fall craftivity I did with my groups had to do with leaves.  When I saw this technique I had to try it!  I needed a shallow pan, acrylic paints, a squeegee, and shaving cream.  I had the paints, but got the rest of the supplies at the dollar store.  (Regular shaving cream is not […]

5 Senses with 2 crafts

Everybody knows the flexibility and appeal of Mr. Potato Head.  Last week I used him to target the 5 senses with my preschoolers and intellectual disabilities students! Here are the supplies I started with: Each child was able to pick a blue or purple paper for their background (not pictured above because I grabbed those […]