Art Resources

Inspire your child’s creativity and imagination, and get crafty with our cute and easy art resources!

 

Scavenger Hunt – Spring Has Sprung

This resource gives children the opportunity to tell their own visual story and express how they feel about themselves. We hope the children will take ownership of their artwork as they make individual decisions to express their thoughts and ideas.

Self-Portrait Activity for Self-Awareness

This resource gives children the opportunity to tell their own visual story and express how they feel about themselves. We hope the children will take ownership of their artwork as they make individual decisions to express their thoughts and ideas.

NRW 21

Let’s learn about the traditional custodians of the land we are privileged to live, play, and grow on!

Ways to Treat The Special Women in Your Life

We all have some special women in our lives, show her how much you care about her.

Chinese New Year 2021 + Free Printable Resource

Acknowledgement of Country & Gratitude Activities

Craft of the Week

Here at the Pyjama Foundation, we’re big fans of arts and crafts! Creative activities have so many benefits for kids of all ages, whether it’s developing fine motor skills in pre-schoolers or sparking an interest in STEM fields for teenagers. Craft can be a fun way to encourage play-based learning, but it can also serve as an outlet for stress and encouragement for commutation and connection between child and adult.

So, get ready to pull out the popsicle sticks and paintbrushes – here are our 4 favourite craft ideas for the week!

 

CARDBOARD TUBE UNICORN

This colourful little unicorn friend is not only super fun to make, but also provides a source of creative play. This tutorial could be easily adapted to create a family of different fantasy creatures – we’re thinking dragons, fairies, and monsters! Why not encourage your child to invent a simple story with the creatures they create?

Click on this link to view the tutorial, or visit @kidscraftroom on Instagram for more.

 

CARDBOARD CAMERA SCAVENGER HUNT

When we saw this sweet craft idea on Instagram, we knew we had to share it with our Pyjama Angels! This is a great way to re-use some materials from your recycling bin, as all you really need is a small piece of cardboard – and your imagination! Simply cut out a circle in the middle of your ”camera” (adult supervision definitely required for this tricky shape) and decorate your camera however you like. Create a list of things to find on your scavenger hunt, then head off with your camera to spy items through the viewfinder!

We also have some scavenger hunt ideas ready to go if you need some extra inspiration – click here to check them out.

Visit @thechildhoodglen on Instagram for more.

 

PUFFY PAINT ICECREAM

This one is a messy but super fun activity to do with your child! All you need to make the puffy paint is shaving cream and PVA glue in equal parts, and a few drops of food colouring. You can also use some other craft supplies or household items to make these ice-cream cones really fun to play with – like cardboard cut-out cones, old paper straws, and sprinkles.

Visit @craftandboogie on Instagram for more.

 

MARSHMALLOW CATAPULT

Making this marshmallow catapult is a fun activity to do together with an older child. You’ll need a quite a few paddlepop sticks, a wooden or plastic spoon, some rubber bands and some mini marshmallows. Our favourite part about this craft activity is that you can eat your projectiles after you’ve launched them!

Click on this link to view the tutorial, or visit @hellowonderful_co on Instagram for more.