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Board & Brush Somerville Presents: At Home Arts & Crafts

Updated: Apr 8, 2020

Here are 5 great projects that you can complete at home. Check out Board & Brush's blog for more creative ideas to get crafty at home!

Board & Brush Somerville is currently closed, and though they are missed, they are keeping our crafty hands busy at home! Visit their full blog with all kinds of DIY-at-home crafts for all ages.


Have a little extra time on your hands these days? Why not tap into your creative side with our top FIVE at-home creative projects for kids!

1. STOP MOTION ANIMATION At Board and Brush, we LOVE stop motion animation! The best part is that you don’t need a lot of fancy equipment to pull it off! Check out this blog post from Tinker Lab, and give it a go! Stop motion animation for kids: https://tinkerlab.com/easy-stop-motion-animation-kids/

2. PAPER AIRPLANES Soar to new heights with this paper airplane tutorial provided by The Best Ideas for Kids blog! Simply follow their step-by-step directions and you’ll be flying in no time! https://www.thebestideasforkids.com/how-to-make-paper-airplanes/

3. ZENTANGLE FOR KIDS Teach your little one about consistency and practice with Zentangle! By creating a series of patterns, they’ll tap into their fine motor skills and develop a mindset of focus. Head on over to Color Made Happy for your Free Zentangle printable! https://colormadehappy.com/zentangle-art-kids/ Create extra “Zen” by keeping all of your art supplies organized in our Craft Box!

4. LAVA LAMP SCIENCE EXPERIMENT Have some fun while learning about the wonderful world of science! A simple Lava Lamp tutorial from Andi (andianne.com) will create a sense of awe and wonder that will keep little ones entertained and occupied! https://www.andianne.com/archives/diy-lava-lamp-for-kids

5. NATURE PAINTBRUSHES Take your art projects up to the next level with paintbrushes made out of NATURE! Louise, from Messy Little Monster, will show you exactly how to create your own unique art tools in her easy to follow blog post! https://www.messylittlemonster.com/2015/07/stick-craft-nature-paintbrushes.html

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