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Level: ECE, Primary, Junior
Grades: PreK - Gr. 5 | Age: 2 - 11 | Written by: Debbie Howard
[Debbie is from Saunders Elem in Newport News, Va.]

A tried and true favorite, Debbie Howard shares a fun way for students and children to make inexpensive picture frames.

What You Need:
What You Do:

  1. Cut cardboard into squares or circles.
  2. Cut out center.
  3. Have students glue macaroni to the cardboard.
  4. Let dry.
  5. As an option - teacher can spray paint frames (gold works great) or students can paint with multicolors.
  6. Teacher can take pictures of individual students or the entire class. Place photo behind frame and tape in place.

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