Craft Supplies for April 18 – 24

April 18 – National Inventor’s Month

Inventor’s Tool Kit

  • Small parts organizer with drawers or compartments, available at hardware stores and craft stores
  • A variety of parts or craft materials that can be combined, built with, or built on
  • Some hardware ideas—pulleys, wheels, small to medium pieces of wood, wire, nuts, bolts, screws, hooks, knobs, hinges, recyclable materials
  • Some craft ideas—clay, beads, wooden pieces, sticks, paints, pipe cleaners, string, spools, buttons, glitter, scraps of material, recyclable materials


April 19 Math Awareness Month

Printable Totally Cool Mystery Phrase puzzle and Solution, available here and on the blog post


April 20 – Jazz Appreciation Day

Printable Blow Your Horn for Jazz Day! Maze and Solution, available here and on the blog post


April 21 – Poem in Your Pocket Day

Pocket Poem Carrier

  • An old pair of pants or shorts with back pockets
  • A decorative shoelace
  • Thread or fabric glue
  • Needle
  • Paper
  • Your favorite poem or a poem you write yourself
  • Pen


April 22 – Earth Day

Hatch a Caterpillar Planter

  • Egg carton made from recycled paper
  • Seeds for your favorite veggies or flowers
  • Potting soil
  • Spoon or small shovel
  • Craft paint or markers in the colors you’d like for your caterpillar
  • Pipe cleaners or wire


April 23 – Talk Like Shakespeare Day

Fashion a Quill Pen

  • Medium to large size feather with quill, available at craft stores
  • Clay, oven-bake or air-dry, in various colors if desired
  • Wire, beads, paint, and/or markers for decorating     
  • Scissors
  • Baking pan


April 24 – National Garden Month

Printable Plant a Flower Garden! word search and Solution, available here and on the blog post