Treehouse Crafts
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I’ve been experimenting with more dimensional after school classes, and am happy to report that my kids seem to love it. When my students made these tree houses, they got so involved … Read More

Art Box Portfolios
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 Still looking for a good way to store lots of student artwork? I found this pizza box solution years ago. Just fold them inside out to get a plain brown box. Out … Read More

Cardboard Angler Fish
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Once again I have to give credit to an amazing site called Krokotak.com. This Angler fish project is just too clever with its underbite, spike teeth and pipe cleaner antennae. MATERIALS 16″ … Read More

Cardboard Kittens
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I keep finding the most original new ideas at this site called Krokotak.com. They seem to have a knack for collecting really original ideas, which is not easy these days. I love … Read More

Big Cardboard Numbers
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 These big cardboard numbers were for my school’s culmination ceremony. Lucky for me, all materials were already on hand, but if you had to buy the plaster bandages, I used about 4 … Read More

Cardboard Cutaway House: Making Beds
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I can’t believe how my students are eating this Cardboard Cutaway House project up! To date I have over 40 kids making these after school, and today they worked on making beds … Read More

Cardboard Cutaway House Update
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Wallpaper Day for our Cardboard Cutaway Houses. Lucky for me, I knew that you can buy all kinds of pretty patterned paper at the craft stores, and best of all, they come … Read More

Cutaway Cardboard House
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Here’s a new after school class that I just started, what I call a Cutaway Cardboard House. I bought lots of 12″ cardboard squares from my local box company, and precut the … Read More

Cheap Art Supplies at NAEIR
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I recently found an amazing site that has some really cheap art supplies, among many other things. NAEIR offers official organizations access to thousands of brand new, high-quality products for a fraction … Read More

Paper Mache Cardboard Letters
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You can make your own paper mache cardboard letters and help recycle some trash at the same time. No need to buy those expensive premade ones from the store, homemade is so … Read More

Mayflower Ship Craft Project
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You can learn how to make a Mayflower Ship craft project, using just a few inexpensive craft supplies and a leftover coffee sleeve. It has a wonderful wooden-like look when turned inside … Read More

Corrugated Owls
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These little corrugated owls will give students a chance to practice their paper rolling skills, and a bit of patience with craft glue as shapes may need to be held together for … Read More

Gold Rush Covered Wagon
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Love it when old rolls of corrugated cardboard turn out to make the perfect cover for a wagon. Best of all, the curve is already built in.   MATERIALS • Corrugated cardboard … Read More

How to Make a Mayflower Ship
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You can learn how to make a Mayflower Ship, using just a few inexpensive craft supplies and a leftover coffee sleeve. It has a wonderful wooden like look when turned inside out. … Read More

Cardboard Treehouse
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I’ve been experimenting with more dimensional after school classes this school year, and am happy to report that my kids seem to love it. On Friday they made these tree houses, and … Read More

Halloween Cardboard Signs
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A Pinterest posting inspired this idea for my after school Cardboard Crafts class today. There is something about torn tape that just makes the coolest looking letters. The more uneven and lopsided … Read More

Little Cardboard Houses
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If you like to recycle, have a good old fashioned papercutter and more time than money, this project is for you. I did it today after school, where this lovely little house … Read More

Cardboard Crowns
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This is what my students made today in their after school Cardboard Craft class. Who knew that plastic rhinestones and cardboard could look so cute? 1. I found a roll of corrugated … Read More

Cardboard Houses 2D
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I never throw away the backs of all those pads of paper, so when I decided to have a cardboard craft class after school, I didn’t have to look far for supplies. … Read More

Cardboard Weaving Necklace
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I saw this project on Pinterest thanks to Artrageous Afternoon, and loved it immediately. It’s a great way to make a little weaving project have more life than just sitting on a … Read More

Portraits on Cardboard
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How cool would it be to have an entire wall full of colorful portraits drawn on old pieces of cardboard? A group collage project from last year has me thinking about other … Read More

Art Projects for Kids