Craft Supplies for April 4 – 10

April 4 – School Librarian Day


April 5 – National Read a Road Map Day

  • A small to medium size map
  • Poster board
  • Glue
  • Scissors


April 6 – It’s National Poetry Month

  • Printable leaves template, available here and on the blog post
  • Printable flower template, available here and on the blog post
  • Wooden Dowel, ½-inch diameter
  • Flower pot or box
  • Oasis, clay, or dirt
  • Green ribbon
  • Green craft paint
  • Green paper if leaves will be preprinted
  • Colored paper if flowers will be preprinted
  • Hole punch
  • Glue
  • Markers for writing words
  • Crayons or colored pencils if children are to color leaves and flowers


April 7 – International Beaver Day

  • Printable Ears and Nose Template
  • 2-inch wooden spool, available at craft stores
  • Brown craft paint for body
  • Brown or dark gray paint for tail
  • Brown “chunky” yarn, 8 yards
  • Brown felt, small piece for ears
  • Black felt, small piece for nose
  • White foam board, small piece for teeth
  • 6 x ¾ inch craft stick
  • Black marker
  • Strong glue
  • Paint brush


April 8 – National Zoo Lovers Day


April 9 – Cherish an Antique Day

  • Old photographs and/or heirlooms from your home or other family members


April 10 – National Siblings Day

  • A clear jar with a lid—you can use a recyclable jar or buy a mason jar or other decorative jar at a craft store
  • Red felt
  • Scissors