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 July 18 - July 25 (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.
This episode is all about texture
– texture is the feel or shape of a surface or thing.
It’s the smoothness or roughness, or maybe how soft or
hard. We will learn about texture with a Paleolithic
cave painting, a fun pony corral, and a friendly but
prickly hedgehog. Learn how to add texture to your
drawings with ordinary things from around the house in
the Art Journal segment. Last, make a furry friend with
giant chenille stems.