Classroom Crafts

Reading Campout Day - Class Snack - Let’s read s’more bags

Posted by Miranda Weldon on

The last week of school was the room mom gauntlet of special days! I always make and send special snacks for themed days and the last week of school was full of themed days!  One of the last days our teacher planned was Reading Campout Day. She set up reading tents in the classroom and encouraged everyone to bring blankets, a flashlight and a favorite book. Reading in a tent with a flash light definitively makes reading more fun!  When we go camping as a family, my daughter’s favorite thing is making s’mores, so I thought a s’more related snack...

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Rainbow Seed Packets - Skittles in homemade origami packet

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My daughter’s teacher gave me a list of snacks she wanted our class to have for St.Patrick’s day. She gave me permission to repackage them and make them cute for the class.  I originally planned to put the Skittles in a treat bag with a bag topper that said Rainbow seeds. As I finished planning the other snacks for St.Patrick’s day, I realized I was going to have several snacks in treat bags with bag toppers. I like to do a variety of different snacks, and even though I’m limited to repackaging and not cooking per our schools rules, I...

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Making leprechaun traps with First Grade class

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My daughters first grade teacher wanted to make leprechaun traps as a STEM activity the week of St.Patrick’s day. She had asked parents to send in any supplies they might have that could be used for building traps and any extra shoeboxes they had at home. I’m room mom for the class and always have lots of craft supplies, so as the week approached I reached out to see what supplies had been sent and what was missing. She hadn’t received any shoe boxes yet, and I knew I didn’t have 19 laying around at home. It would have been...

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