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Keep Kids Creative Week w/ Creative Action
September 22, 2020

Keep Kids Creative Week w/ Creative Action

We are happy to celebrate Keep Kids Creative Week during a time when out-of-the-box thinking and imagination feel especially healing.

Kids don’t have it easy right now. Today’s students must learn and live through the current global strain – a difficult task for anyone. Creativity and play are two of the best ways to help children holistically process their experiences and emotions.

Here is a roundup of fun and engaging art and/or movement projects that your kids can do to play, ease tension, and address their feelings through creative expression.

Nierika Yarn Paintings

Teaching Artist Cecilia showcases the Nierika yarn painting technique used by the Huichol people of Mexico as spiritual expression. The technique uses yarn as a painting medium to create beautiful and colorful images.


Craft-A-Long: Designing a Recycled Bird Feeder

Join Creative Action’s Senior Director of Out of School Time, Alyssa Clark as she uses Science, Design, Environment and Art during this Craft-a-Long.

Designing a bird feeder out of found household objects and a few nature walks will create an interactive and functional piece of art.


Medium Pizza Art

Did someone order a medium pizza? “Medium” is a word artists use to describe the tools and skills they use to create. What are your favorite ways to express yourself? Print and color this “Pizza Art” for the next time you don’t know what to make. Enjoy a blank template to create your own art toppings!

¿Alguien pidió una pizza de arte medio? “Medio” es una palabra que los artistas usan para describir las herramientas y habilidades que usan para crear. ¿Cuáles son tus formas favoritas de expresarte? Imprime y colorea este “Pizza de Arte” para la próxima vez que no sepas qué hacer. ¡Disfruta de una plantilla en blanco para crear tus propios ingredientes artísticos!


Create CAN-imals

Here, Ms. Victoria will show you how you can make your very own NEVER-BEFORE-SEEN-CREATURE, with a can, paper mache, and a few other household objects.


Create Your Own Yoga Flow

Our bodies and our brains are so powerful. Utilize these worksheets to help you create your own yoga poses and flows, then slow everything down and try them out. Be mindful of how your body feels, what thoughts you have, and any noises you hear around you.


ENROLL IN CREATIVE ACTION TOGETHER

Arts enrichment that builds connections across differences and distance.

Creative Action Together is a virtual program that engages, educates, and connects youth through high-quality arts programming. During these creativity sessions… Continue reading

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