Online Resources for Children and Teens During Social Distancing: S.T.E.A.M. Projects
Kids loved doing these activities at the library. Try them at home with materials you can find around the house.
Painting With Cups
Gather cups, bottle caps, yogurt containers, K-cups--anything round--and place them in paint. Kids can use both ends to stamp circles and experiment with size, colors, and patterns.
Punch "confetti" from different color paper using a single-hole punch. Let kids sprinkle on paint. Shake off excess when dry.
Cat Newspaper Collage
Click below for simple instructions on creating this fun collage.
Cut sponges into shapes and let kids experiment with print-making. Rinse sponges and let dry to reuse.
Recycle wilting Mother's Day bouquets by placing blooms face-down in dishes of paint.
Click the link below for instructions!
Raid the junk drawer for materials in different sizes, colors, and textures to create crazy faces and silly self-portraits. Glue on heavy paper or cardboard. Click below for a list of items to try.