Taking time out to be practice mindfulness through colouring
Easter Egg Decorating
Family fun activity of dying and decorating Easter Eggs
Elijah's Cup for Passover Seder
Using a glass, yarn and glue to create a festive table cup for the Passover Seder
Travel the World
Working as a family to journey around the world, from your own home.
Potato Stamp Easter Eggs
Using potatoes to create stamps for festive stamp painting
Button Paperclip Bookmarks
Using things you have around the house like buttons and paperclips to make fun bookmarks
Salad Spinner Art
Using a household item like a salad spinner and craft paint to create colourful art projects.
Valentine Heart Wreath
Using paper heart cut outs to create a fun and festive wreath for your child's bedroom door.
Using water, food colouring and spray bottles to create art masterpieces in the snow
Shape Scavenger Hunt
An indoor scavenger hunt looking for household items of different shapes.
Make your own Noisemakers
Ring in the new year at home with homemade noisemakers
Fingerprint Christmas Lights
Creating Christmas lights using finger paints
Bow Tie Pasta Wreath
Mindfulness - Thank You Cards
Showing gratitude by creating your own thank you cards and writing a personal message.
Saran Wrap Ball Game
Putting this saran wrap game together is almost as much fun as playing the game with your family and friends.
Popsicle Stick Snowflake Ornament
Using craft sticks and buttons to create festive snowflakes
Paint Chip Christmas Cards
Greetings to Canadian Armed Forces
Sending a message holiday spirit to a Canadian Armed Forces member
Snowman Painted Rocks
Using various size rocks to create painted snowmen
Egg Carton Poppies
Creating Remembrance Day celebrations at home is a great time to talk to your children about why we acknowledge this day each year.
Handprint Christmas Tree Ornament
Puzzle Piece Ornaments
Using painted puzzle pieces to create decorative tree ornaments
Halloween Vegetable trays
Have fun at your Halloween table by creating fun veggie tray displays for Halloween
Plastic Bottle Maracas
Recycling plastic bottles to create a homemade musical instrument.
Paper Towel Roll Menorah
Using recycled paper towel rolls, paint and colour to create a menorah for the holidays.
Star of David Garland
Sensory Pumpkin Decorating
Using items from nature or your household pantry to decorate a pumpkin.
Rainbow Rhinestone Pumpkin
Christmas Hand Print Wreath
Using your child's hand print to create a festive wreath
Making Paper Mache Glue
Using what you have at home to make your own craft paper mache glue
Book Page Pumpkin Project
Using pages from books to create a decorative pumpkin for indoors or outdoors.
Halloween Painted Rocks
Painting Halloween themed river rocks to use for decoration or games.
Halloween Snow Globe
Creating Halloween themed snow globe glitter jars.
Glass Jar Jack O Lanterns and Ghosts
Using mason or glass jars, tissue paper and glue to create fun and festive lanterns
Tin Can Pumpkin Project
Using recycled tin cans and paint to create tin can decorative pumpkins.
Muffin Tin Recycled Crayons
Creating new crayons using old broken crayon pieces
Metallic Robot Gourds
Using small pumpkins and seasonal gourds to create fun robots
Pumpkin Stress Ball
Create a stress ball with balloons and rice
Painting inside circles
Creating abstract art while learning to paint inside circles
creating fun projects with buttons
Creating rainbows with Lego pieces
Bubble Wrap Painting
Painting using bubble wrap and watercolour paint
Kandinsky Circle Art
Creating art using the Kandinsky Circle art as the base
Cereal Rainbow Art
Creating rainbows from fruit loop cereal
Creating art using dried beans, seeds and nuts
Taking a plain clipboard using paint and creating a piece of art
Cork Board Creative
Using paint and tape to create a mosaic tile painted cork board
Counting with Beans
Using dried beans and seeds to create unique bean counters
Using paints to colour dried pasta for crafts
Painting with Corn
Using corn on the cob to paint on craft paper
Crayon Pencil Holder
Creating a decorative pencil holder with crayons and glue
Apple Stamp Placemat
Using apples as a stamp and craft pain to create a place mat or painting
Using either a plastic or real pumpkin and write messages of what we are thankful/grateful for.
Make your own Canada Day Popper!
Craft activity to make your own party popper. Will be used to end the program.
Canada Day Hunt
Have young campers paint rocks to hide in your backyard, surrounding property or local park - it's time for you to go find them!
US Finger-Print Flag Art
Celebrate July 4th by creating a fun finger print US flag.
Canada Day Cheese board
Celebrate Canada day with a fun flag cheese board.
Canada Day God's Eye Ornament
Using red and white yarn to make a festive Canada day god's eye
Canada day flag fingerpainting
Make a fingerprint Canadian flag using red paint on white craft paper.
Covid Time Capsule - Summer of 2020
Capture your child's memories of this unique summer in a time capsule.
Watered down paints with straws make beautiful artwork
Use a water bottle, a sock and some dish soap to make your very own bubble snake blower.
Make a cootie catcher and have fun telling your friends' or family members' fortunes
A stimulating STEM activity made out of ordinary pencils.
Taking the classic game of tic-tac-toe to the garden
Make your own bracelets with a variety of colours
A messy, but classic summer camp activity that has stood the test of time and that the the kids will love.
Homemade Liquid Watercolours with Dried Out Markers
Learn how to make liquid watercolour paint with your dried up markers.
Cereal Box Self-Portrait
An enjoyable indoor craft and excellent way to re-purpose empty cereal boxes
Paper Plate Self-Portrait
A fun and easy paper plate self-portrait craft for kids to make
Twig Star Ornaments
Twig ornaments in the shape of a star.
Paper Towel Roses
These paper towel roses are easy to make, and they look just like real roses.
Stained Glass Jar
Create the look of stained glass using Sharpie markers and a glass jar.
Popsicle Stick Dolls
Kids of all ages will love making these easy adorable popsicle stick dolls withjust 3 simple supplies!
Crystallized Beach Rocks
Learn how to make colourful crystallized beach rocks with Borax and liquid watercolours!
Water Displacement Experiment
This water displacement experiment will show you how to use a simple water play activity to teach a scientific concept to young children.
DIY Wind Chimes
Homemade Wind Chime for your kids to make and hang outdoors.
Adding Artificial Flowers to Your Outdoor Play Space
Round up some scrap fabric, ribbon and buttons and make paper dolls.
Mason Jar Lantern
An easy craft to make that looks lovely when lighting up a patio on a summer evening
Flower Drop Garden Ornaments
Beautiful and easy homemade garden ornaments for kids to make
Sun-Melted Crayon Art Activity
Grab a few crayons and head outside to create some sun-melted crayon art!
Create beautiful artwork on any hard outdoor surface with wet sidewalk chalk
A batch of 2-ingredient cloud dough keeps forever, and will keep kids entertained for ages.
Homemade sidewalk paint
Paint the driveway with this easy 3-Ingredient sidewalk paint
Shaving Cream Marbling
Make marbled paper and turn it into wrapping paper or greeting cards
God’s Eye ornaments
Show your kids how to make a God’s Eye craft with a couple of sticks and several lengths of yarn. This craft is a fun way for kids to practice their weaving skills while creating an interesting and beautiful ornament.
Nature Faces Craft
Self-Portrait Art for Preschoolers using items found in nature
The emoji game's a simple and relevant way for kids to tell fun and creative stories.
Photo Time Lapse
A fun way to explore photography and visual effects through a time lapse series of photos
Arts and Crafts
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