Paper weaving is a simple and inexpensive way to teach young kids the basics of weaving. This can be a tricky skill to teach (and learn) but starting with a few simple tips will help your young artist to be successful!
Do you encourage digging through the recycling at your house? How about the trash? Both are fair game here and if they’re not at your house you may change your mind soon. Found object printmaking literally turns your trash into treasure.
As a former art teacher in the public schools I am used to making something out of nothing. A tiny and budget and 500 kids a week will make a teacher resourceful. I’m no longer in the classroom but I still love taking junk and making it into something new! Rubber band prints do exactly that!