Easy and fun.Velcro + popsicle sticks make for great quiet time or restaurant activity. Put velcro dots on the ends of popsicle sticks. Kids can make letters or shapes over and over again. I found velcro dots at my local dollar store.
T- Turtle, U-Under the Sea Summer fun craft Awesome way to use CDs for art! I think this will be an awesome project to do next year at the beginning of the year and have each student create an underwater creature out of a CD for one huge bulletin board!
cardboard tubes + box = hours of fun! We pieced together TP and paper towel tubes. Used marbles. The kiddo loved it and even still pulls it out to roll the marbles into a dump truck. He wont' let me toss any cardboard tubes now.
plumpudding: Nature Sculpture with soft modeling clay that you bake. Imprint with nature materials. You could turn these into necklaces by cutting a paperclip and inserting the loop in one end then thread through some cording and a necklace is born.