Britt's Firkin Hats
Students who completed a movie release date challenge were entered to win a prize.
Match teacher's with what they are currently reading...
Super simple, but keep wipes on hand because it can be a little messy.
I used the link below but made the project even easier by using googly eyes. And, of course, electric votives.
There is literally nothing to this activity except providing different color duct and decorative tape. I try to get donations.
Not the most Earth friendly, but, it can bring out some really creative moments.
An art form that has been around for who knows how long? Supplies are cheap and the possibilities for students to be generous to others are endless.
I asked our Student Council to pay for the supplies in our card making station. Students earn service hours because cards are given to Meals on Wheels drivers to add to delivered meals.
Recycling withdrawn books for the holidays is a great way to reduce and reuse!
Buttons never seem to go out of style. You can tie them into academics, use them for fundraising, or just for fun. Also, buying a high quality machine is a great investment.
I never dreamed these would be so popular with high school, but these melting plastic beads are by far the most sought after activity in the MakerSpace. I keep an iron and a cork trivet for students to use. Project ideas are endless on the internet.
Requires a lot of patience and paper, but the end result is pretty fabulous. The link below is to the full online tutorial.
The classic book book turkey project which makes an impressive decoration during November. The link is to a YouTube video with full instructions.
If you can get circular looms, your students can be knitting hats within minutes. The site below has an excellent video along with many other wonderful projects.