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Paper Plate Bat

October 25, 2010 Teachnet Staff 0

Using a small paper plate, paint black with black finger paint, let dry. Cut triangle shapes from black construction paper, 3 for each wing and […]

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Recycling: A Guide to Making Paper

October 25, 2010 Teachnet Staff 0

There are a variety of uses for “homemade” paper. Use a paper recycling project as a way to promote awareness for recycling and landfill use. Recycled papers can also be used for wonderful crafts – everything from book covers to decorative pins.Whatever the lesson you use recycled paper for, check out the ideas here from the Teachnet.Com T2T forum for uses you may not have considered before and some great links.

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Play Dough Options: Do-it-yourself Recipes for Kids

October 25, 2010 Teachnet Staff 1

Hey, kids love this stuff! There are so many different kinds of play dough recipes available, we felt that we should share some of each. Play dough is always more fun when you make it yourself. Whether you need to make it now or will use it in the Fall, hang on to all of the recipes compiled here. Try different methods for coloring your dough, as well as adding lemon or orange oil to give it a more fragrant smell – unless of course you’re making the edible dough. Cook it, knead it, freeze it, color it, dry it, paint it, you get the idea. Most of all, have fun and be as creative as you can!