This website contains a variety of arts and crafts lesson ideas to use with young learners with various topics. Some of them are ready for downloading at once and for some of them you would have to register, but trust me, it’s worth it.
Sometimes best ideas for crafts for younger students come from their parents. This parent shares her idea for creating sculptures for kids and it can be easily implemented when students learn about animals.
Although I have been crafting with my students for over a decade, I always like looking back at simple guides such as this one which explains not just how we should craft, but why we should do it, as well.
Perseverance and patience are just some of the good qualities developed by using crafts. There are lots of benefits to crafting other than having fun and this article focuses on several reasons why crafts are good for children.