ARTS & Crafts Badge
TO EARN YOUR BADGE, CHOOSE ANY COMBINATION OF ACTIVITIES AND FILL OUT THE BADGE FORM
Whether you’re creating something or marveling at someone else’s creativity, behold the beauty.
Choose an “Art” activity on the
Choose a “Crafts” activity on the
Watch an arts documentary or movie on
Get crafty and create your own keepsake: Miss Kim gives step-by-step instructions for a DIY Upcycled Family Album
Learn to draw almost anything...a panda, a laughing emoji, a Star Wars character, Winnie the Pooh, you name it. Or try drawing blindfolded! Browse the Art for Kids Hub videos on
Learn to make your own comic book:
Unleash your inner artist or crafter to make something uniquely you...even if it’s a picture or two from a walk around the block.
Create chalk art on your sidewalk or driveway
Create a work of art using whatever supplies you have—crayons, markers, paint, or pencils
25-day drawing challenge
Every Day Drawing Challenge
Try a DIY craft or a project you found in a book or magazine
Art challenge: recreate a well-known work of art using materials you have in your home
Color a work from an artist: download and print
Take a walk and snap a picture of something beautiful or eye-catching
Read for fun ~ read for good!
Memoirs brought to vivid life
“Life Imitates Art” fiction shelf:
Crafts & hobbies nonfiction:
Caldecott award winners (picture books recognized for the artistic excellence):
Arts & crafts (nonfiction) for children:
All reading counts! You do not have to read about arts & crafts. Listening to audiobooks counts, too, of course.
CLAIM YOUR BADGE
At the end of the week, submit your activities and reading minutes. Complete one form for each participant. Deadline for raffle entry:
Wednesday, August 12, at 12 PM CDT
Print a Tracking sheet
Download a printable PDF to help keep track of the badges you've earned and the number of minutes you've read.
“Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.”