Letter T Arts and Crafts




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Large Teeth
Submitted by Jennifer
What You Need:
  • Plastic Bottles
  • White Temper Paint
What You Do:
  • Make large teeth with your children to help them learn to brush. It is really easy. Cut the bottom off of 20oz. or two litter bottles and cover them with white temper paint.
Make Your Own Toothbrushes
Submitted by Mindy
What You Need:
  • Paper
  • Markers/Crayons
  • Any Other Art Supplies You Choose
What You Do:
  • Make a giant toothbrush from white paper for each of your children. Then let your children design their own toothbrush with toothbrushes in a variety of colors and extras.
Coffee Filter (or bowl) Turtle
Submitted by Amy
What You Need:
  • Coffee Filters
  • Construction Paper
  • Googly Eyes
  • Paint
  • Glitter
What You Do:
  • Turn the coffee filter upside (or paper bowl) down and glue on construction paper, or paint to make the shell. Next make a head, legs, and tail to add to the turtle Finally, glue on googly eyes and you have a great turtle!
Model Tea Pot
Submitted by Amy
What You Need:
  • Crayola Model Magic
  • Ribbon
  • Water Colors or paint
What You Do:
  • Use a thin layer of Crayola's Model Magic and cut out a teapot with a teapot cookie cutter. While the teapots are still wet, use a straw to make a hole at the top of each pot. After the pieces are dry (usually dry overnight) Let your children use use water colors or paint to decorate the teapots. Use a piece of ribbon to go through the hole to hang the teapot from.
Turtle mobiles
Submitted by Jenni
What You Need:
  • Clothes Hangers
  • Sponges
  • Paint
What You Do:
  • Have Your children sponge paint a lot of turtles in different shapes and colors. Then hang them from the hanger and you have a turtle mobile.
Tooth Necklace
Submitted by Lisa
What You Need:
  • Modeling Clay
  • Dental Floss
What You Do:
  • Mix up the clay, and show your children how to make tooth shapes. Have them put holes into the top of the tooth. Let the teeth dry for a couple of days. Once it has dried let your children string it on dental floss to make a "real" tooth Necklace.
Clean Your Teeth
Submitted by Carla
What You Need:
  • Yellow Paper
  • Paint
  • Toothbrushes
What You Do:
  • Draw a tooth shape onto a yellow piece of paper or manila folder. Let your children paint with toothbrushes and white paint on the paper to clean the teeth.
My Own Traffic Lights
Submitted by Alexis
What You Need:
  • Construction Paper
  • Paint
  • Various Other Art Supplies of Your Choice
What You Do:
  • Let your children design their own red light out of different colors of construction paper. Then let them create a scene to go along with their red light.
Idea:
During Transportation week let your children do crayon rubbings with license plates.
Submitted by Sarah
My favorite Transportation
Submitted by Daylene
What You Need:
  • Cardboard Boxes
  • Various Other Art Supplies of Your Choice
What You Do:
  • Give each child a box. Have them design their favorite mode of transportation (to help them you could provide pictures). If you do not have enough space you could have the children work in pairs.
Shape Train
Submitted by Illian
What You Need:
  • Paper
  • Paste
  • Paint
What You Do:
  • Have your children cut two circles, one triangle, one large square, and one rectangle from the paper. They can then add the circles to the bottom of the square and the rectangle standing up on top of the square and the triangle pointy end to the square. Then let your children paint their train. This makes a cute train and lets your children see how different shapes can go together to form a unique shape.
Tire Track Art
Submitted by an Unknown Friend
What You Need:
  • Paper
  • Paint
  • Vehicles
  • Various Other Art Supplies of Your Choice
What You Do:
  • Provide your children with paper and paint. Let them drive their trucks in the paint and on the papers. This will make really neat designs on the paper. Then Let them make their own vehicle picture on the paper.
Stained Glass Turtle
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 sea creature. Then Let your kids make their own stain glass turtle. After they have dried hang them in the window to make a beautiful stained glass look
3D Turtle
Submitted by Lisa
What You Need:
  • Poster Board
  • Tissue Paper
  • Googly Eyes
  • Yarn
  • Paint
  • Glitter
  • Cotton Balls or Cutup Paper
What You Do:
  • Give each child two cutouts of turtle. Let them decorate the creature however they want Then connect the two halves, stuffing them with the cotton balls. Makes a great 3D turtle.
Tea Bag Gift
Submitted by Ginger
What You Need:
  • Paper
  • TeaBags
What You Do:
  • Have your children draw and then cutout a teapot from a piece of paper. Have them decorate the teapot anyway that they choose. Attach this to a second piece of paper folded in half (to form a card). Then on the inside of the card write:
I know that you love me and enjoy being with me.
But sometimes I am rowdy, and busy as a bee.
If you get discouraged, take a gift from me
Prepare the bag inside this card, relax with your hot tea!
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