For today’s Back to School craft we’re making a school bus! You might not be riding in one right now, but whether it’s how you get to school each day, or if you’ve only been in one for field trips, there’s nothing more fun than a bumpy ride in a school bus with your friends!

Make a Paper Plate School Bus with Us!

What You’ll Need

  • Black Construction Paper
  • Paper Plate
  • Crayons
  • Safety Scissors
  • Tape or Glue

This project requires cutting. If you do not have safety scissors, make sure a grownup is helping you cut! 

What To Do

  1. Cut your paper plate in half!
    If you do not have safety scissors, make sure a grownup helps you!
  2. Color in your paper plate yellow!
  3. Draw four (4) rectangles and two (2) circles on your piece of black construction paper.
  4. Cut out your bus pieces.
  5. Glue or Tape your shapes to your yellow paper plate

And now you have your Paper Plate School Bus!

Show us your School Bus on Instagram @nycchildrenstheater or email a picture to creativeclubhouse@nycchildrenstheater.org.

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Grownups, while you’re here…

Complete the 2020 Census Today!

The Census is a count of every person in the United States, and takes place every 10 years. The Census determines federal funding for education, healthcare, public housing, parks, and culture, as well as our number of representatives in Congress. It’s essential that every New Yorker is counted, and our voices are heard. 

  • The count of each New Yorker represents $3,000 in federal funding each year, and our fair share of over $650 billion is at stake.
  • If we are undercounted, our community could lose seats in Congress, which means less of our voice in Washington on decisions that affect our future.
  • In the 2010 Census, the response rate in NYC was only 62%, while the national average was 76%. We lost vital federal funding—we can’t let that happen again.
  • The Census is safe and secure—it will not ask for the following information: social security number, political beliefs, immigration status, or financial information. All information you share is kept confidential and protected by law.

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