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The Elves and the Shoemaker Activity: Design Shoes

Get kids thinking about design with this Design a Shoe printable STEAM activity for kids. This post also includes more fun activities for classic tales to keep kids thinking and learning.

Get kids thinking about design with this Design a Shoe printable STEAM activity for kids. This post also includes more fun activities for classic tales to keep kids thinking and learning.

The Elves and the Shoemaker Activity: Design Shoes

Design a shoe printable STEAM activity for kids

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I put together a simple shoe design printable for the kids. and handed it to my girls. Five-year-old Anna painted red high heels. Eight-year-old Lily designed snow boots with a built in step counter. And I LOVE the “awesome stuff” pocket twelve-year-old Emma dded to her “dressy but casual” boots.

This is the perfect STEAM education companion activity for the classic tale, The Elves and the Shoemaker.

More The Elves and the Shoemaker Learning Activities

Writing this post, I realized that we’ve done a surprising amount of shoe themed learning over the years! Here are the highlights:

All of this to show that I highly recommend challenging kids to turn their designs into reality!

Design a shoe STEAM challenge for kids

More Classic Tales Activities for Kids

It’s Classic Tales week for the Virtual Book Club for Kids! Check out these fun classic tale activities for kids:

What are your favorite classic tales for kids? Do you have fun activities to go with them? I would love to see any shoes your kids design using this printable! Share your photos on my Facebook page, or tag me on Instagram

MaryAnne lives is a craft loving educator, musician, photographer, and writer who lives in Silicon Valley with her husband Mike and their four children.

3 thoughts on “The Elves and the Shoemaker Activity: Design Shoes”

  1. Deconstruction of a shoe is a brilliant idea!

    I like this activity, I’m totally on board with designing awesome shoes.

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