Basic Materials
 Can purchase at The Office Depot/

*Computer Printer   *Paint brushes
*Computer paper (white & colored)    *Hole punch
*Construction paper   Paints: tempera, *watercolor pan paints, *watercolor pencils, *tempera paints, poster, finger paints
*Crayons, *erasable colored pencils or  *traditional colored pencils  & *white and color chalk   *Glue stick
Washable glue
*Craft Knife (for adults)   Wood craft sticks
*Pencils with eraser and pencil sharpener   *Scissors: 
Fiskars, Crayola, Office Depot
(extras: shaper scissors)
*Washable Felt-Tip Color Markers   Cover up: old t-shirt
*Dry-Erase Color Markers (great for penmanship practice on covered tracers (D'Nealian or Zaner-Bloser with sheet protectors)   File box & files to organize
activities and materials
*Tape & Tape Dispenser   *Stapler


  *Hole punch brass fasteners 
*Pipe Cleaners *Wax paper
Paper plates Standard 9" and dessert size *Paints: acrylic and fabric
Easel or butcher paper Plaster of Paris
Poster board to use as a portable easel or bulletin board Liquid starch
Clear contact paper or laminating sheets Used craft sticks (from Popsicles)
Glitter in small shaker container or Glitter glue *Wiggly Eyes Round (Assorted colors & sizes)
Cotton balls Cookie cutters (100 pc. set)
Stickers (purchase or collect by themes) Tissue Paper (various colors)

Recyclable Materials for crafts
* Note: 
Print black and white craft templates on scrap paper.  Trace the templates over decorative wallpaper from old catalogs or scraps, left over pieces of construction paper, wrapping paper.

Cardboard tubes (sanitary, paper towel or wrapping paper tubes) Catalogs, newspaper and old comic books
Drinking Straws Clear plastic soda bottles & caps
Paper bags: lunch size & grocery size Baby food jars
Cardboard: cereal boxes, etc. Old cookie sheets
Sand paper scraps Paper cups (foam or paper)
Styrofoam trays Old socks
Newspaper Milk cartons
Large & small boxes and lids (shoe boxes) Wrapping paper & wallpaper scraps
Yarn, ribbon or string scraps Clean sponges
Plastic containers (margarine cups, etc.) Frozen juice cans & lids
Old sheets or old pillowcases Throw-away paper (junk mail that one side is clean for printing)
Empty match boxes Aluminum foil scraps
Some large glass jars & jar lids Corks
Old file folders Old pasta-assorted
Tissue paper boxes and gift boxes *Felt or fabric remnant pieces

Materials from Nature

Smooth stones or pebbles Driftwood
Fresh or dry leaves Dried grasses
Pine cones Twigs
Sea shells Nuts
Sand Dried beans
Wood shavings Popping corn
Egg shells Dried flowers
Bird seed and other seed Dried Beans

Thanks to First School