Arts and crafts are great for learners of all ages. From preschool paper plate tambourines to fifth grade homemade thermometers, the S.D.Public School arts and crafts activities below will keep students’ learning fun and engaged. With a wide range of DIY, decorative, and scientific arts and crafts activities below, your arts and crafts classroom ideas list will never be empty again.
Art and design as a subject on the curriculum, (with craft tacit rather than explicit within its content) is generally taken for granted as an entitlement for children and young people in formal education. Images of small children cheerfully elbow deep in primary colours and young people meaningfully engaged in front of a well-known painting or actively behind a camera lens spring to mind.
These assumed images are now under considerable threat, and in many schools and settings the paints, kilns and cameras are now actively abandoned. What is happening to our subject, our teachers, our children and young people and ultimately to our creativity, culture, well-being and economic success