Home Art Activities for Kids

Here are some of our favorite resources for art-based fun during the this time at home! Check back for updates!

Cardboard Paint Tube

Video tutorial HERE.

Art Kits can be purchased at Crooked Tree Arts Center - Traverse City

$3/kit or 2 for $5

Materials list and instructions HERE

Cardboard Paint Tube


Cardboard Loom Weaving 

View step-by-step instructions HERE 


Kelcey Coveyou - Art Teacher Blog

Harbor Springs artist and art teacher Kelcey Coveyou has started a blog to catalog projects to keep kids creative while at home! Visit her blog for inspiration HERE

Stick Loom Weaving (Fairy Catchers)

View step-by-step instructions HERE


Homemade Wind Chimes

View step-by-step instructions HERE


Nature's Paintbrushes

View step-by-step instructions HERE

natures paintbrushes

Dragonfly Craft

View step-by-step instructions HERE

draginfly craft

Ekphrastic Poetry

Download a worksheet to get you started HERE


Make a collage!

View step-by-step instructions HERE


If you have new or gently used art supplies you would like to donate, please contact:
Petoskey - Andrea@crookedtree.org
Traverse City - Kristi@crookedtree.org.