Letter P Arts and Crafts




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Idea:
Let your children paint with spaghetti. Provide them with cooked spaghetti and let them dip it in paint and create a masterpiece!
Pasta Shapes
Submitted by Mary
What You Need:
  • Pasta
  • Paper
  • Markers Crayons
What You Do:
  • Have your children create a picture of something they like. Then give them pasta and let them outline the item with the pasta. When the pasta dries you it will be shaped like their picture! Alternatively you can have them trace their name, or a pre-made design.
Pasta Necklace
Submitted by Debra
What You Need:
  • Pasta
  • Food Coloring/Rubbing Alcohol
  • Yarn
What You Do:
  • Before class dye rigatoni pasta different colors using a mixture of rubbing alcohol and food coloring. Then tape one side of a piece of yarn to the table and let your children thread the pasta through it.
Idea:
For a fun addition to any art project have your children write their name on the project with alphabet pasta.
Submitted by Sally
Pasta Snowflake
Submitted by Florence
What You Need:
  • Spaghetti
  • White Paint
  • Paper
What You Do:
  • Put the (uncooked) spaghetti in a baggie with white paint and shake it. Take the spaghetti out of the bag and let it dry overnight. Give each of your children a black biece of paper with a pre-drawn circle on it.
    Let your children create a unique snowflake on the paper. Using the circle as a guide.
Idea:
Let your children paint with spaghetti/Pizza Sauce for a neat sensory art project.
Submitted by Karen
Pizza Vest
Submitted by an Unknown Friend
What You Need:
  • Brown Grocery Bags
  • Paint/Crayons/Etc.
What You Do:
  • Cut a bag in the shape of a pizza wedge (point at top of bag, leaving top connected - essentially makes two slices connected in the middle) Then cut a whole in the top for your child's head. Let your children create a different slice of pizza for the front and back. Now they can wear a pizza slice vest!


Footprint Penguin
What You Need:
  • White Paper
  • Construction Paper
  • Paint
  • Googly Eyes
What You Do:
  1. Dip the child's foot in black paint or an ink pad and put on white paper.
  2. Add eyes an orange beak and a small white circle for a belly and you have a footprint penguin
Idea:
Put popcorn and paint in a bag and shake it. This makes a great item to use with an art project.
Submitted by Amy
Penguin Potato
Submitted by Ginger
What You Need:
  • Potato (one cut in half, and one cut long ways)
  • Paint
  • Construction Paper
What You Do:
  • After talking about penguins give the children the supplies give them the supplies. If the children choose to they can make great penguin design by painting with potatoes. If they don't use it as a stamp they will surely find some use for it.
Popcorn Pieces
Submitted by Paula
What You Need:
  • Paint
  • Paper
What You Do:
  • Give your children a precut popcorn piece (or let them cut their own) Let them add the features to really make it look like popcorn. These work great on a bulletin board like "Popping into summer" etc
Pet Stain Glass
Submitted by Hollie
What You Need:
  • Contact Paper or Waxed Paper
  • Tissue Paper or Construction Paper
  • Googly Eyes
  • Yarn
What You Do:
  • Give the kids the contact paper (or glue and wax paper) cut out as a pet shape. Then Let your kids make their own stain glass creature. After they have dried hang them in the window to make a beautiful stained glass look.
Popsicle Stick Pet House
Submitted by Donna
What You Need:
  • Popsicle Sticks
  • Construction Paper
  • Glue
  • Paint (and perhaps sponges for painting)
What You Do:
  • Give your children the items and show them how to glue together the sticks to make a pet house shape. Then let them cover it with construction paper and paint it to make a great pet house!
Make a Postcard
Submitted by Charlette
What You Need:
  • Magazines
  • Index Cards
  • Paint
  • Glue
What You Do:
  • Show your children several postcards with different pictures on them. Then give them paint, glue, and magazines. Have them cutout pictures and make their own postcards.
Pet of Many Shapes
Submitted by Lori
What You Need:
  • Construction Paper
  • Glue
  • Paint (and perhaps sponges for painting)
What You Do:
  • Give your children precut shapes of different colors and have theme create their pets by gluing the shapes together however they want. They can then use paint to finalize the masterpiece.
Peace Plate
Submitted by Connie
What You Need:
  • Paper Plates
  • Streamers
  • Glitter
  • Paint and Markers
What You Do:
  • Hand out paper plates and have your children draw peace signs on them. Then have your children decorate the peace sign with paint and glitter. Next they can gang streamers from the peace signs
Peaceful World
Submitted by Lori
What You Need:
  • Paper
  • Paint
What You Do:
  • Have your children draw a picture of what they think the world will be like if their was no fighting in the world
Popcorn Collage
Submitted by Helen
What You Need:
  • Colored Glue (paint or food coloring mixed with glue)
  • Paper
  • Popcorn
What You Do:
  • Provide your children with many different colors of glue. Let them basically paint a picture with the glue (glue must be thick enough to hold popcorn) and then have them press popcorn onto the painted parts. This makes a wonder, cute, and creative collage look!
Popcorn Bag
Submitted by Patsy
What You Need:
  • Small Paper Bags
  • Crayons, paint, markers, etc.
  • Popcorn
What You Do:
  • Give the children each a bag and the materials and let them make a decorative popcorn bag. Once the bags have dried put some popcorn in it and let them have it for a snack or to take home.
Class Pizza
Submitted by Betty
What You Need:
  • Large Piece of Paper
  • Paint
  • Yarn
  • Other Art Supplies of you choosing
What You Do:
  • Cut a large Paper circle. Then have your children make a pizza. They can paint it red for sauce, add yarn for cheese, ham (pink triangles), add pepperoni buttons, etc. There is no limit to the creativity of toppings you can create. If you run out of ideas ask your children they may be able to come up with some. At the end of the day you can slice the pizza and let each child take a piece home.
Pumpkin spider
Submitted on the Comment Boxl
What You Need:
  • black pipe cleaners
  • mini pumpkins
  • wiggle eyes
What You Do:
  • Poke six holes on the top of the pumpkin ( 3 on each side). Let your children stick pipe cleaners in (as legs) and paint the pumpkin as the wish. Glue on eyes aand you have a Pumpkin spider
Pumpkin Seed Collage
Submitted on the Comment Boxl
After you have gutted out the seeds form the pumpkin, let them dry and use them to make a collage
Piggy Bank
Submitted by Rachel
What You Need:
  • Milk Cartons
  • Construction Paper
  • Paint
What You Do:
  • Give your children a milk carton. Let them draw eyes, and glueing construction paper ears tail onto it make it into a piggy bank.
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