Online Activities: Arts & Crafts

Thursday, September 16, 2021
Teacher Abby is back with a new pipe cleaner animal activity! For this fun craft, you’ll learn how to make a pipe cleaner tiger and a chameleon. You’ll need pipe cleaners, a pen or pencil, and scissors. Watch the video, get creative, and then share with us which animal you created!

Thursday, August 19, 2021
Make pipe cleaner animals with Teacher Abby! For this fun activity, you’ll learn how to make a pipe cleaner bee, caterpillar, and penguin. You’ll need pipe cleaners, a pen or pencil, and scissors. Watch the video, get creative, and then share with us which animal you enjoyed making the most!

Thursday, June 24, 2021
Join Yoga Teacher Edie for this mindful arts and crafts activity! Chigiri-e is the Japanese art of tearing paper to create a collage. You will need colorful paper that you can easily tear, a sturdy piece of paper or cardboard, and easy to apply glue like Elmer’s School Glue. Download the line drawing Teacher Edie uses or create your own. Then get creative and share with us your work of art and how you felt creating it!

Wednesday, December 16, 2020
Create this festive decoration to brighten up your home or to gift to friends or family! This seasonal Paper Bag Star can be completed using brown paper bags, festive bags, or other decorative bags you may have around your house. Paper Bag Stars can spice up any party decoration from seasonal holidays to birthday parties, and can come in all colors, shapes, and sizes. Download the directions and then share with us a picture of your Paper Bag Star!

Make a Fall Leaf Wreath

Wednesday, November 25, 2020
Just in time for Thanksgiving! Step outside and collect beautiful fall leaves to make this custom leaf wreath! Download the step-by-step guide for a festive and inexpensive way to decorate this season. Enjoy this activity with your family as you build your wreath together. Then share with us a picture of your one-of-a-kind wreath.

Make a Fall Leaf Wreath

Thursday, October 8, 2020
Join Yoga Teacher Edie as she creates a “Pause Jar” – a glittery globe to rest your gaze and attention upon when you need to take a moment and pause. Enjoy taking the time to focus on your breath and this playful “Pause Jar.” When the glitter has settled to the bottom you will know your time to pause is complete. Share your “Pause Jar” with us!

Thursday, June 18, 2020
Today’s Online Activity: Make Your SOFO Finisher’s Medal! Our Sun’s OUT Fun’s OUT Virtual Fun Run starts tomorrow and Teacher Becca is ready to guide you in printing and decorating your SOFO Finisher’s Medal – thanks to Huff Construction for sponsoring the medal! It’s not too late to register for the Virtual Fun Run if you haven’t already – Signup Today! Then watch the video and post a picture of your SOFO Finisher’s Medal!

Thursday, June 11, 2020
Relax and get creative with Teacher Becca as she shows you how to give new life to old plastic bottles! With just a few simple supplies, these colorful creations are sure to spruce up your home or any outdoor space. Share with us a pic of your plastic flower art! Supplies: plastic bottles (1 bottle = 1 flower), scissors, paint, paintbrushes, straws or plastic forks, tape, and Mod Podge (optional).

Thursday, May 28, 2020
Create your own wind sock with Teacher Becca! Follow the easy, step-by-step instructions to create two wind sock designs that are inspired by joy: a sunflower and a rainbow! You’ll need: two pieces of 8.5 x 11 white paper, pencil, markers, scissors, tape, and string (optional: hole punch, scrap paper or old towel). Share with us on social media what you created! #SFHActivities

Thursday, May 14, 2020
Create your own Garden Greeting Cards with Teacher Becca! In this activity, you will draw inspiration from fresh produce to create your own set of Garden Greeting Cards. With step-by-step instructions provided by Teacher Becca, artists of all abilities can create their own cheerful notes, sure to brighten the day of friends and family near or far. Download suggested greetings and template designs or create your own! We hope you’ll share a picture of what you draw on our social media pages!

Thursday, May 7, 2020
Draw a Garden with Teacher Becca! In this activity, participants will enjoy drawing their own garden, with step-by-step instructions. This engaging activity is perfect for artists of all abilities, offering plenty of room for creativity. Supplies: white paper (8.5 x 11) and a pencil, pen, or black marker (optional, crayons, colored pencils or markers).

Wednesday, May 6, 2020
Join Teacher Abby in making your very own pressed flower art! Download the directions, and then watch the video to learn how to press flowers at home. Let your imagination run wild as you create the pressed flower art piece of your dreams! What will you create? Share with us on social media, tag Sunflower Hill, and use hashtag #SFHActivities!

Wednesday, April 22, 2020
Join Teacher Abby for a special Earth Day activity: learning how to make your own egg carton seed starter pots! Download the guide, watch the video, and then let us know what you planted!

Wednesday, April 8, 2020
Join Teacher Abby in decorating eggs using homemade natural dyes, made from plants! What color is your favorite? We look forward to hearing from you and seeing pictures of your amazing dyed eggs! We look forward to hearing from you on FaceBook, Instagram or Youtube! Please have a loved one nearby to help with cutting the veggies and using the stove. Click here for directions. Natural Dyes for Decorating Eggs