Arts & Crafts

Programs, how-tos, or resources about arts and crafts

Yogurt Silly Putty - Art & Play

Our “Art & Play” program for children ages 2-6 focuses on “process art”. With process art the fun is all in the doing, there are no rules;  it involves exploration and […]

Dot Paint - Art & Play

Our “Art & Play” program for children ages 2-6 focuses on “process art”. With process art the fun is all in the doing, there are no rules;  it involves exploration and […]

Playing With Chalk and Water - Art & Play

In July we launched a new program: “Art & Play” for children ages 2-6.  One Monday morning each month, we focus on “process art”. With process art the fun is all […]

Marbled Paper with Shaving Cream & Liquid Watercolors - Art & Play

In July we launched a new program: “Art & Play” for children ages 2-6.  One Monday morning each month, we focus on “process art”. With process art the fun is all […]

Painting with Cleaning Tools - Art & Play

In July we launched a new program: “Art & Play” for children ages 2-6.  One Monday morning each month, we’ll focus on a process-based art project.  With process art, the […]

Sensory Art & Craft Making

Last Saturday’s Sensory Art & Craft Making  program at Lamanda Park Branch Library made a BIG SPLASH (pun intended).  Over 20 young artists and their families set out to make “sandpaper” starfish, […]

My Picture of Traveling -- art by Kayla Su

One City One Story 2017 Art Contest 1st place Elementary School category Kayla Su Grade 4, Sky Mountain Charter School “My Picture of Traveling” Colored pencils; 8.5 x 11 inches […]

Seeing Beauty From the Clouds -- art by Giulia Bhatia

One City One Story 2017 Art Contest 2nd place Elementary School category Giulia Bhatia Grade 5, St. Rita’s School “Seeing Beauty From the Clouds” Watercolor and ink on watercolor paper; […]

The Mars Traveler -- art by Ace Slavin

One City One Story 2017 Art Contest 3rd place Elementary School category Ace Slavin Grade 3, St. Monica Academy “The Mars Traveler” Colored pencils, tempura, and ink on paper; 18 […]

Light Up Notebooks

On Friday, December 16th, we tried something new: a class on paper circuitry for kids ages 8-12. A total of 24 kids joined us to “hack” their notebooks. I first […]