Can you believe we are already into October!? Where has the year gone? Next Monday is Columbus Day which means your kids will be home from school for the day. Today I’m sharing 15 Columbus Day crafts that are sure to make for a fun day off from school!
I love these colorful paper and popsicle stick Columbus Day sailboats from Reel Mama.
These “New World” maps that Shenanigans in Second made with her class are so fun! It’s a great way to teach kids what the known world used to look like.
If you’re going to sale on an adventure you’ll need a good compass! Make this easy and fun paper compass with your kids!
This is a fun FREE maze from to have your kids help Christopher Columbus find America!
Don’t throw away those left over paper towel centers! Save them and make these easy telescopes that your kids will love!
These geography pumpkins are so much fun! Make an “Old World” pumpkin and a “New World” pumpkin to show them how much the world map has changed. What a fun way to teach your kids while utilizing the season’s decorations.
What a fun idea for bath time! Make these egg carton sail boat, that really float! I’m heading out to the recycle bin now!
What kid doesn’t love a fun snack? This Columbus Day snack is a great way to educate your children while they enjoy a healthy snack.
If your kids love to color here are lots of FREE Columbus Day coloring pages!
This is an easy and fun Columbus Day finger painting craft that any kid will love! I found it on Pinterest but couldn’t track down the original link, I think it’s pretty easy to figure out though. 🙂
Kids love to race and these DIY boats and boat race is a great way to teach your kids about Columbus Day, while also tying in some fun!
Here’s another fun snack idea! Every kid is guaranteed to love these colorful boat cups from Paging Super Mom!
Teach your kids all about Columbus with this fun fact sheet.
I love this hand print sail boat from A Mom’s View from the Pew. It would be fun to make one each year to see how they grow.
These paper boats are also super fun. I think they could also second as fun sailor hats!
I hope you have a fabulously fun Columbus Day next Monday! If you have a Columbus Day craft you’d like to share please leave me a comment.