Materials: 2 lunch sacks (for each child), rubber bands
1. Cut down 1/2" strips from the open end of the lunch sacks to the bottom flap.
2. Roll up the bottom flap and wrap a rubber band around it to make a handle.
3. Wrinkle the strips and shake.
1. Let children color patterns on the strips or paint school colors.
2. Use for rhythmic activities, cheering words, counting, etc.
Materials: lunch sack
1. Tear down on all four corners until you reach the creased line.
2. Fold in the two sides and the front to reinforce the box.
3. Fold the fourth side into thirds and tuck down in the box like a lid.
1. Let children keep high frequency words, math facts, or other flash cards in their treasure boxes.
2. Have them write a story about what they would like to find in a treasure box.
3. For homework, ask children to find objects that begin with a particular sound around their home and put them in their treasure box.
4. Serve snacks in treasure boxes.