First Grade Arts & Crafts Activities

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Directions First: Reading to Draw
Directions First: Reading to Draw
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Directions First: Reading to Draw
Here's an activity to encourage your young artist to read. Invite your child to visualize directions on colors, numbers, and shapes to create cool pictures!
1st grade
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"Oil Painting" for First Grade Scientists
"Oil Painting" for First Grade Scientists
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"Oil Painting" for First Grade Scientists
Put a twist on traditional oil painting with this fun science activity that you and your first grader can do together.
1st grade
Science
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Make Your Own Stationery
Make Your Own Stationery
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Make Your Own Stationery
Use the textures found in nature to create your own stationery! This fun, outdoor activity will no doubt inspire your child's creative side.
1st grade
Science
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Make a Sandcastle You Can Keep!
Make a Sandcastle You Can Keep!
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Make a Sandcastle You Can Keep!
Help your child make a beautiful homemade sandcastle that will last!
1st grade
Science
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Create a Wax-Resist Nightscape!
Create a Wax-Resist Nightscape!
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Create a Wax-Resist Nightscape!
Here's an arts and crafts activity that has your first-grader or second-grader using crayons and black paint to create a beautiful wax-resist nightscape.
1st grade
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Crab Craft
Crab Craft
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Crab Craft
This fun activity makes use of pasta shells, paint, and glue make a crab while your child learns about this unique creature.
1st grade
Science
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Compound Word Art
Compound Word Art
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Compound Word Art
If your child enjoys drawing, here's a fun way to learn about compound words that uses art as a visual aid.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Sandpainting
Sandpainting
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Sandpainting
Whether you're teaching your kid about this important cultural art form or simply looking for a fun project, sandpainting is a fun activity you'll both enjoy.
1st grade
Social studies
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Build Up for an Edible Structure
Build Up for an Edible Structure
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Build Up for an Edible Structure
This activity encourages children to sculpt in free form. The only rule is that they have to build upwards.
1st grade
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Father's Day Pop-Up Card
Father's Day Pop-Up Card
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Father's Day Pop-Up Card
Salute your "#1 Dad" with this creative pop-up card!
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Father's Day Apron
Father's Day Apron
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Father's Day Apron
Make a "hands-on" barbecue apron for Dad this Father's Day!
1st grade
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Make a Father's Day Crown
Make a Father's Day Crown
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Make a Father's Day Crown
"Crown" dad this Father's Day—and sneak in some letter-sound practice, too.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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A Homemade Cell Phone Case for Dad
A Homemade Cell Phone Case for Dad
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A Homemade Cell Phone Case for Dad
Make this cool iPod or cell phone case for Dad out of one of his little-used ties.
1st grade
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Make a Mother's Day Crown
Make a Mother's Day Crown
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Make a Mother's Day Crown
Make Mom a Queen For A Day crown for Mother's Day.
1st grade
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Make a Basket for Moses
Make a Basket for Moses
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Make a Basket for Moses
This easy craft project boosts counting and fine motor skills, and will help kids learn about Jewish culture.
1st grade
Social studies
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Matzah Cover
Matzah Cover
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Matzah Cover
Invite your child, and any other kids attending the Seder, to help you make this "hands on" matzah cover for Passover this year.
1st grade
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Passover Finger Puppets
Passover Finger Puppets
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Passover Finger Puppets
Finger puppets encourage creative play, communication, and they give you a great way to share the Passover story with your kids.
1st grade
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Make a Lunchbox Magnet Board
Make a Lunchbox Magnet Board
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Make a Lunchbox Magnet Board
Here's a way to bring young children into the process of preparing healthy school lunches, and build up early literacy skills while they're at it!
1st grade
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Create a Shoebox Habitat
Create a Shoebox Habitat
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Create a Shoebox Habitat
Children are imaginative story-builders. Create a shoebox habitat with your child to put those budding creative instincts to good use.
1st grade
Science
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Create a Clay Garden Relief Sculpture
Create a Clay Garden Relief Sculpture
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Create a Clay Garden Relief Sculpture
Take the art making outside: have your first grader make a clay relief sculpture of the natural world. This is a great activity for summer.
1st grade
Science
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Custom Koozies
Custom Koozies
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Custom Koozies
Here's a fun Fourth of July craft that will delight kids of many ages.
1st grade
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X Marks the Spot: A Fire Escape Game
X Marks the Spot: A Fire Escape Game
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X Marks the Spot: A Fire Escape Game
Let your child help you create a fire escape plan poster to hang in the house in case of an emergency!
1st grade
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Create a "Wants and Needs" Poster
Create a "Wants and Needs" Poster
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Create a "Wants and Needs" Poster
Help your child discover the difference between his wants and needs using this poster.
1st grade
Social studies
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4th of July Patriotic Decorations
4th of July Patriotic Decorations
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4th of July Patriotic Decorations
Help your first grader make these patriotic hanging streamer decorations this 4th of July!
1st grade
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Make Sand Candles!
Make Sand Candles!
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Make Sand Candles!
Planning a beach vacation? Here's a cool nature craft you can make in the sand with your child.
1st grade
Science
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First Grade Arts & Crafts Activities

If you are looking for an effective way to boost young learners’ interest in school, first grade arts and crafts activities are not only effective, but also fun.