Did you know that CCE has an entire catalogue of art activities that you can do from your home? These activities are perfect if you’re looking for something fun and creative to do at home with your children. They feature everything from drawing to dance to puppetry! Every child will find something they love. 

Below are five of our favorite activities. You can find all of them and much more on our website, under the Grades K-2Grades 3-5, and Grades 6-8 banners. 

Cardboard Creations

This activity uses cardboard as a canvas to create. Recycled materials that you might find around your house such as magazines, beans, and yarn will bring the cardboard creations to life! 

You can find the full activity here: https://cceflorida.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/Cardboard-Creations-grades-K-2-1.pdf

The Other Butterfly

Using paper plates, this activity shows you how to build a unique butterfly necklace that reflects the stages of a butterfly’s life. This activity also comes with a story called “The Other Butterfly.” 

You can find the full activity here: https://cceflorida.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/Butterfly-Necklace-grades-3-5small.pdf

Meaningful Mandalas

Mandala means “circle” in Sanskrit and creating mandalas is a sacred ritual for Buddhist monks. It is a symbol of the universe. 

You can find out how to make your own Mandalas here: https://cceflorida.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/Meaningful-Mandalas-grades-3-5-1.pdf

Paper Houses

Build your own towns and villages using folding paper! 

You can find the full activity here: https://cceflorida.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/Paper-Houses-grades-6-8.pdf

Draw A Mask

Create a mask using paper and crayons. You can follow the design in the activity or make changes to show off your creativity!

You can find the full activity here: https://cceflorida.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/Draw-A-Mask-grades-3-5.pdf

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