This super simple, frugal hands-on project can be accomplished by anyone, even if you are not crafty or do hands-on projects. It’s easy, fast and you and your children will have a sense of accomplishment when finished. It’s hard to mess up this project, so rest assured, you’ll be pleased when it’s complete.
Inspiration for this project came from the book Great Colonial America Projects You Can Build Yourself by Kris Bordessa. We used this books which has content plus projects along with others for our Colonial Times Unit Study.
craft sticks (we used the wide ones from the Dollar Tree)
hot glue gun or tacky glue
cardboard for roof
Cost: less than $2
Duration: 30 minutes or less
Prep and clean up: minimal
Grade level: KG and up