We make crafting fun with the added bonus
that our projects reinforce things learned
in school. We feature every day crafts like
decorationsfor your space, holidays, and
gifts; crafts around the world and other
countries , cultures, and habitats; crafting
together for groups, Camp Hands On for
outdoor crafts, Crafting in the USA, Back in
Time for crafts from history, Living Things
and just crazy and wacky ideas for having
"All kids are creative" and Hands On
provides projects and ideas for kids 7-12
plus parents, teachers, grandparents and
group leaders. We want to make crafting a
part of everyday life. Surround yourself
with things you make, and make being
creative a part of who you are.
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Hands on crafts for kids is the
resource for kids craft projects and instructions for kids 6-12
and parents, teachers and other group leaders. It includes
school and curriculum based projects, multi cultural projects,
and every day, holiday and seasonal ideas. It is the online home
of the public television program Hands On Crafts for kids.
This show will be
available to watch on our website from August 1 - August 8 (Noon
In this series, hosts Candie
Cooper and Katie Hacker celebrate the artist in you!
Along with great craft projects, there will also be art
and design techniques. Each show is themed around an art
term and will have two art and two craft projects to let
your inner artist shine.
The first project is an art supply
holder which has brightly colored cord that is knotted
together to form the hanger. Next, batik a monster tank
top using a color resist technique. Then, the art
journal page is an experiment on color mixing to create
funky printed leaves. Finally, the color wheel is the
primer for how to mix color but it creates a beautiful
work of art when you add glitter for our last project.