1. Craft – Scary Shield
2. Key Points – Assembling a Craft
3. Collaborative – Guilds
4. Writing - Captions
5. Math/Logic - Crafters' Wages
6. Genius Principle - Hobbies
7. Big Activity - Woodworking
8. Movement - Button, Button, Who's Got the Button?
Build Challenge: Interior Design
Observe various crafts within the park
Interview a crafter
Go on a hunt for more arts and crafts
Read through the fireworks and choose about five that you think might interest your child. Allow him or her to select 1-3 of them.
Read books about craftsmen.
Try out a new craft. Here are some suggestions:
stop action movie
Observe a craftsman or woman doing their craft.
Make a list of the crafts that members of you family have done. Include extended family. Put the list in alphabetical order.
Make some items you can donate to a children's hospital or shelter.
Tour a factory.
Find a craftsman that you can be an apprentice for.
Visit craft booth at a fair or farmer's market. Ask the craftsmen how they do their craft and how long it takes for them to make one item. Can you estimate how much the crafter makes for each item sold?
Learn about the history of trades in your community. What was the first industry in your community? How have changes in technology influenced the development of industry in your community?
Play the Lemonade Stand game. http://www.lemonadegame.com/