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Pom Poms

The Colorful History of the Pom-Pom

You might not think much about the cultural role of these soft little fluffs, but pom-poms have a rich and colorful history adorning uniforms, traditional dress, casual clothing and décor across the world. Join us as we explore some of the history of the pom-pom!

A Necktie for Dad

A Necktie for Dad

Give dad a wearable reminder of how much he is loved!

10 Reasons

Show dad ten reasons that you love him with this charming craft stick activity. In addition to helping children express their feelings, this activity encourages construction skills, creative thinking and color recognition.

Flower and Grass Hats

Flower and Grass Hats

A quick and easy activity to create springtime headwear!

Dad Collage

Dad Collage

Write a special message to dad with a unique collage creation! This activity will expose children to the colorful and textural possibilities of collage artwork as they create a charming gift for their fathers.

Stand-Up Flowers

Stand-Up Flowers

These lovely flowers make for great springtime gifts.

Origami Art Book

Origami Art Book

It is important to expose your children to different cultures in order to allow them to become well-rounded adults. Creating Origami Art Books with your children is a great way to introduce them to a bit of Japanese art and culture.

OBSTACLE COURSE

Obstacle Course

Get kids thinking, creating and moving! This activity is perfect for the kids to practice both engineering and motor skills. Children will plan out blueprints for their own obstacle course, construct it and bring their ideas to life.

Stamping Creative Craft Activity - Create Your Own Park

Build-A-Park Activity

Use stampers to create your dream park! Children will use their imaginations to think of their perfect park, then use stampers and other collage materials to bring that vision to life. You may follow this activity up with your own trip to the park!

SHAPING A SELF PORTRAIT

Shaping a Self Portrait

Unlock the abstract mind of young children! While learning about shapes, children can take this activity to make further observations and discoveries about the world around them and themselves.

Matching Beads

Bead Sequencing

Beading activities are not only great for creating stylish bracelets and necklaces—they are also wonderful opportunities to practice patterns, sequencing, concentration and focus!

COFFEE FILTER WINDSOCK

Coffee Filter Windsock

A windsock is not only a fun and flowy decoration—it's also a great way to introduce concepts like wind velocity and direction! These vibrant windsocks made with Liquid Watercolor and Texas snowflakes look stunning and may be used for active play.

WEATHER MURAL

Weather Murals

When you are working with little kids and paint, cleanup stations are a must. Prepare a few buckets of both soapy water and clean water with rags.

HOMEMADE FUN STETHOSCOPES

Homemade Stethoscopes

Young children are fascinated with how the human body works, and listening to a heartbeat is particularly intriguing. This activity provides a simple way to hear to the human heartbeat and gain body awareness by learning about and creating a rudimentary stethoscope.

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Glittery Wax Painting

This educational art activity will have children using a unique art technique and getting hands-on to manipulate their artwork. This activity provides a unique way to practice fingerpainting without the mess—plus, children will enjoy painting on a non-opaque canvas.

Liquid Watercolor™ Flowers

Liquid Watercolor Flowers

Celebrate spring while learning about plant science!

Paper Roll Windsocks

Paper Roll Windsocks

A colorful craft for windy days!

Pom-Pom Caterpillar

Caterpillars are an amazing insect for celebrating Earth Day!

Stamping Creative Craft Activity - Patterns

Pattern Stamping

Seamlessly combine art with logic and math by teaching patterns using stamps! Children can practice both recognizing and creating patterns through a colorful, hands-on stamping activity.

Stamping Creative Craft Activity - Missing Letters

Stamp the Missing Letter

Get creative by making specialized spelling worksheets for your kids! Teaching spelling with bright colors and the hand-eye coordination involved with stamping is a perfect combination of art plus learning.

Fluffy Goop

Fluffy Goop

Stoke creative thinking with soft and squishy fluffy goop! Children love combining in- gredients according to a recipe to create a unique mixture. While these goopy mixtures can often make for fun sensory activities, by adding collage materials children can create interesting three-dimensional artworks!

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