In looking over the craft ideas, they seem pretty pricey. I need crafts for 150 elementary kids and 100 preschoolers and I need to do it on a budget. Any ideas for additional or substitute crafts?Continue
"We are decorating buckets for drums. We had some donated by a grocery store bakery, but the vast majority of them came from a County Co-op. They held molasses that was mixed with grain to make cattle feed. Gotta love living in a…"
"We are using three of the crafts this year: the buckets (a local store donated 40 of them!), the shrinky dinks and the mirror ball. I am attempting them with aluminum foil.... On Tuesday, we are decorating drum sticks and making SHINE…"
"I agree with you. I love the curriculum and can't praise it enough, but the crafts haven't been user friendly based on time or budget friendly for my small-ish church. I found Superhero scratchoffs at OT with hopes that my craft team will…"
"Our VBS is coming up on July 20-23. We've decided to go a totally different route with the crafts. We are doing two service projects in lieu of crafts on two nights. Our church has a crisis pregnancy center and we are…"
"We will be doing craft foam crowns for the preschoolers and decorate them with stick on jewels, flashlight lanyards with beading on it for grade school kids. Another craft we will make is to collect glass jars and have the kids use mod podge…"
"It took about three strips to cover the pail. I'm not sure how long each strip was, maybe 18-24 inches. You could do a test one to find out. Some kids wrapped their bucket around and some kids put on tape vertically.…"
"Here's what we did for each day:Day 1 - we did the Shrinky Dinks that went with the curriculumDay 2 - We took metal juice can lids, punched a hole in them, threaded red/white/blue ribbon through the hole, and put on a sparkly star sticker.…"
"Is anyone substituting the 'super hero' picture craft with something else? We will not be doing that one. It is too time and labor intensive. We're finding that some GF crafts are not too user friendly. :("