Origami Samuri Helmet Project

Origami Samuri Helmet Project

Origami Samuri Helmet Project The Samurai were prestigious social classes reigning from 12th century Japan, to around 1877. Trained in Bushido “way of the warrior,” they focused on ethical self discipline, loyalty, and education. Women and men were trained in martial...
Tape it Down Painting Project

Tape it Down Painting Project

Tape it Down Painting Project (For all ages) Painting expressive brushstrokes is fun and relaxing. Painters can also control strokes to achieve fine lines and details. This project combines both qualities by using blue painter’s tape, allowing for carefree brush-...
D.I.Y Scratch Art

D.I.Y Scratch Art

D.I.Y Scratch Art Project (Ages 4 and up) Making your own scratch paper is a tried and true activity. For those unfamiliar, the idea is to create a surface of colors coated with black paint. After drying, use pointed tools to scratch through the painted surface,...
Painting Without Brushes Art Activity

Painting Without Brushes Art Activity

Painting Without Brushes Art Activity (Ages 4 and up) This activity explores other ways to manipulate paint rather than the traditional method of using a brush. It is refreshing to try a new approach and create unique effects that result from using simple materials...
Fizzy Color Painting Art Activity

Fizzy Color Painting Art Activity

Fizzy Color Painting Art Activity Sidewalk chalk is a great way to take artmaking outdoors. This activity gives you a recipe to make paints which look like chalk but act much different. The recipe takes advantage of a chemical reaction, adding more fun, as you will...
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