Letter E Arts and Crafts




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Idea:
Paint with plastic eggs, egg shells, or hard boiled eggs.
Hand Elephants
Submitted by Debra
What You Need:
  • Fabric Scraps
  • Paper
  • Crayons/Markers
  • Paint (and perhaps sponges for painting)
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Leaves
  • Grass
What You Do:
  • Have each child trace their hand on light colored paper. Allow your childrent to use the materials to create the markings and features of an elephant. Encourage students to create the animals natural environment with the leaves and grass.
Idea:
When talking about elephants let your children mix their own grey paint (mix black and white)
What's In Your Egg
Submitted by an Unknown User
What You Need:
  • Easter Eggs
  • Crayons/Markers
  • Paint (and perhaps sponges for painting)
  • Paper
What You Do:
  • Have your children draw whatever they would like to hatch out of an egg. Then put the drawing inside an Easter Egg. The teacher can then write "Inside My Egg There Is a (Name)" Your children will love showing others what is hatching from their egg.
Eskimo in a Coat
Submitted by Gayle
What You Need:
  • Paper Plate
  • Cotton
  • Markers/Crayons
  • Paper
What You Do:
  • Have your children draw and color a face on a paper plate. Next cut two edges off a piece of paper to form a coat (have your children add buttons, pockets, etc) Finally glue the coat to the plate and put cotton around the edge of the plate to look like a hood.
Paper Plate Elephants
Submitted by Tonya
What You Need:
  • Paper Plates
  • Crayons/Markers
  • Paint (and perhaps sponges for painting)
  • Scissors
  • Glue
What You Do:
  • Give the children the materials and let them create a lion. You can suggest that they use the yarn for the outer edges and paint the face but don't be to specific so their creative juices can flow.
Idea:
You can make elephant trunks with paepr towel tubes
Submitted by Leslie
Egg Hatching a Chick
Submitted by an Lori
What You Need:
  • Easter Eggs
  • Easter Grass
  • Glue
  • Crayons/Markers
  • Paint (and perhaps sponges for painting)
  • Paper
What You Do:
  • Give your children a half of an easter egg. Have them glue easter grass in the half and then design a chick from paper. They can then put the paper chick in the egg half and have a chick hatching from an egg.

Elephant Mask
What You Need:
  • Construction paper
  • Paper plate
  • Stapler
What You Do:
  1. Cut construction paper in half length wise and staple together to make a band which will fit on kids head.
  2. Cut paper plates in half and slit it on the top so that it can fit on the sides of the band and staple them to the band to look like ears.
  3. For the trunk roll a piece of construction paper up (to look like a tube) and tape it, then staple it to the center of the band to look like the trunk coming down.
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