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Big Picture

Summary: By taking a black and white image and dividing it into as many as pages as needed, students can each color one and come together to make one big picture. Materials:  Coloring utensils Tape Coloring pages created from one image (prepared by Imagineers) Instructions: Find a fun coloring page and divide it into a grid…

June 13, 2019

Bird Feeders

Summary: Have the kids make bird feeders to take home. Materials: Toilet paper or paper towel rolls Peanut butter Bird seed Hold punchers String Plastic knifes Sticks (optional) Table protector Instructions: Hole punch around the roll for string to be tied on later. Using the plastic knife, spread the peanut butter onto the toilet paper…

October 3, 2019


Summary: Kids work together to make a rainbow made out of paper links. Materials: Paper strips in rainbow colors and paper clouds (prepared by Imagineers) Tape or staples Instructions:  There are different ways to put together a chainbow, so figure out how you’ll divide the paper strips. For example, the group could make one long chain…

June 14, 2019


Summary: Re-purpose old newspapers and magazines through this fun craft. Materials:  Old newspapers, magazines, pictures, stickers, etc. Construction paper Scissors Glue or tape Instructions: Distribute supplies. Explain that you will be re-using materials that are typically considered “trash” to create some artwork. Allow time for kids to cut out pictures/shapes and glue it onto a…

October 2, 2019

Debrief Dice

Summary: A tool for volunteers to bring into the classroom. Makes debriefing more structured and consistent. Materials:  Printed dice design Various debrief questions for each side Instructions: prepared by Imagineers

June 14, 2019

Duct Tape Wallets

Summary: Reinvent duct tape and make wallets or other creations! Materials: Duct tape (it helps to have a variety of colors) Scissors Printed-out directions Instructions: Follow the instructions provided below. Depending on the age of the kids, you can add extra pockets or not. If you want to bring something different or more advanced, you can try…

June 13, 2019

Flower Power

Summary: Each kid can decorate petals of a flower however they want, then glue them to a bigger flower stem. Materials: One big piece of paper that has a flower stem shape and a flower pot drawn on (prepared by Imagineers) Flower petal pieces (prepared by Imagineers) Coloring supplies Flower petal decorations, like pom poms, glitter,…

Helping Hands

Summary: Use cut-out hands to talk about role models and the important of helping others. Materials: Paper Writing and coloring utensils Scissors Tape or glue Big paper cut-out of the world (prepared by Imagineers) Misc. decoration supplies (optional) Instructions: Help students to trace their hands on paper and cut them out. Allow time for students to…

August 9, 2019

Homemade Lollipops

Summary: Use a heat gun and jolly ranchers to make fun lollipops! Materials: Heat gun Heat gloves Lollipop molds Jolly Ranchers Baking tray Lollipop sticks Small plastic bags Twist ties Bowl of cold water Instructions: Make sure the molds have been washed before beginning. Have a few children at a time choose 2 jolly ranchers…

June 13, 2019

Leaf Characters

Summary: Have kids collect leaves and decorate them with fun supplies. Materials:  Leaves from trees Googly eyes Markers Glue Scissors Construction paper Glitter/Other decorating supplies Instructions:  Go outside and have volunteers gather leaves with the kids. Go back inside and explain to the kids that the leaves are going to be used to create their…

June 14, 2019

Loose Parts Play

Summary: Give students an opportunity to express their creativity during this unstructured, multi-sensory craft/play time. For more explanation of loose parts play and its benefits, see our curriculum page. Materials: “Loose parts” – plastic containers/bottles, cardboard boxes, paper towel/toilet paper rolls, rope/string, play doh, fabric, paper, tape, glue, etc. Instructions: Find a space to conduct the…

October 3, 2019

Making Maracas

Summary: Using plastic egg shells, rice, spoons, and washi tape, kids can make their own maracas. Materials:  Plastic eggs Rice Spoons Washi tape Stickers Music speaker (optional) Instructions: Open the plastic egg and pour dry rice into it. Close it and make sure it is properly secured shut. Place the egg between two plastic spoons and…

June 14, 2019

Music-Inspired Art

Summary: Let kids draw or paint what the music makes them feel or think of. Materials:  Decorating materials (glitter, googly eyes, pom poms, etc) Brushes Paint (watercolors are easy) Cups Coloring supplies Music speaker Newspaper (in case of paint spills) Paper Instructions:  Lay down newspaper if you’re using a messy medium. Lay out the supplies you…


Summary: Fold paper to make a variety of creations! Materials: Pieces of square paper, origami paper preferred (prepared by Imagineers, if origami paper is not available) Printed-out origami instructions Instructions:  Pick out some origami creations and print out the instructions. Consider the age of your students when picking the creations you want to make with them….

Paper Airplanes

Summary: Incorporate crafts and games into one with a paper airplane competition. Materials:  Paper Coloring supplies Printed-out instructions (optional) Instructions: Hand out pieces of paper to everyone. Students can have multiple pieces if they want to make multiple “models.” Hand out decorating supplies and have students make and decorate their planes. For younger students, consider printing…

Paper Bands

Summary: Paper bands are a slightly more advanced craft, but they are a great way for children in the classroom to bond with one another through teamwork and collaboration. Materials: Colored paper or construction paper Some sort of adhesive for use with paper (glue, tape, etc.) Drawing and/or painting materials Instructions: Either before the crafting…

March 23, 2023

Paper Fortune Cookies

Summary: Students can write messages in their own fortune cookies for each other. Materials:  Circles of colored/patterned paper and small paper slips to write message on; size depends on your students’ ages/handwriting (prepared by Imagineers) Glue gun/strong glue Writing utensils Printed-out fortune cookie assembly instructions (optional) Instructions: Pass out strips of paper and have each student…

June 14, 2019

Peace Plates

Summary: Peace Plates are paper plates that Imagineers have applied tape to in the shape of a peace sign. Have the children color on and around the tape, then peel it off to reveal the peace sign within their artwork. Materials: Plates (prepared by Imagineers) Colored pencils, markers, or crayons Instructions:  Hand out the plates to…

Puzzle Pieces

Summary: Students can decorate their own pieces and then come together to make a complete puzzle. Materials:  Cut-out puzzle pieces (prepared by Imagineers) Tape Coloring supplies Decorations for puzzle pieces (feathers, glitter, sequins, etc.) Instructions: Most puzzle piece templates feature one generic piece that can fit with itself. Consider if, instead, you want to utilize…

June 12, 2019

Rainbow Fish

Summary: Students can work together to weave the stripes of colored paper in the fish. Materials: Fish-shaped paper with slits in the middle (prepared by Imagineers) Strips of colored paper (prepared by Imagineers) Instructions: Hand out the strips of paper. For older students, have them write different attributes about themselves on the paper. For younger students,…

June 14, 2019

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