Red Ribbon Week Coloring Craft
Need the perfect last minute, zero prep, print-and-go project geared towards talking about staying drug and alcohol-free? Decorate your bulletin board with this activity for Red Ribbon Week coloring craft designed for 1st through 4th grade. Best of all, it includes 3 versions. So, every project turns out different!
If you’re racing to figure out what meaningful project to quickly put up in the hallway for drug-free week, look no further. Students can complete the craft part in one class period. And you can use the accompanying writing prompts to post alongside your red ribbons.
Basically, each child receives a copy of one of the three ribbon templates. Then, they color everything, cut out the parts, and glue it together. Easy peasy, lemon squeezy!
Teaching in a hybrid learning environment? Assign the coloring pages for homework and focus on the writing in class.
This craftivity also comes with a PowerPoint with step-by-step pictures and simply written directions for young children. Use it for either whole group or small group instruction. Or, assign it to your class via Google Classroom, Canvas, etc. so they can work independently.
Are you going to be absent and your substitute won’t have access to technology? No problem! Use the 1-page all-in-one step-by-step picture directions. Just print it out and include it with your sub plans. And then do nothing. Yes, nothing, because I’ve done it all for you!
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Frequently Asked Questions About This Red Ribbon Week Coloring Craft
- How many sheets of paper does this use? Each child will receive one page of ribbon templates.
- This resource shows 3 sheets of ribbons. What am I supposed to do with the other two pages? You may decide to assign each table a certain ribbon design or you may decide to print a handful of each and let students pick the one they like the best. Having 3 options will make your bulletin board display more creative!
- Who is this designed for? I designed this for general education teachers.
- What grade level is this for? This resource works best for 1st through 4th grades. You may choose to try it with kindergarten or 5th grade. Just be advised the writing prompts are meant for 1st through 4th.
- What materials do I need? Kids will need scissors, crayons, and glue.
You Will Receive
- 1 Non-Editable PDF Printables – Includes an overview of the directions for teachers, a 1-page printable for students of substitute teachers, red ribbon templates, and writing prompts. All of the template pages feature images with THICK outlines, making them easy for little hands to cut.
- Google Drive Access Link – A paperless version of this resource that you can assign digitally if your school is 1:1, virtual, or tech-infused. The link is located at the bottom of page 3 in the PDF.
- 1 Non-Editable PowerPoint Slideshow – Includes large, step-by-step picture directions and text so kids can work independently and you can reclaim valuable class time to work with needy students.