Hands On Crafts for Kids: A Fresh Look

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Artists look at the world from fresh perspectives. Host Jenny Barnett-Rohrs draws the geometric patterns she sees looking at the world from high above. Franz Spohn has ideas for all the things artists can do besides creating works for a museum. Candie Cooper introduces us to the art form of Yamamoto to create a collage and Candie makes a 3-D color wheel.
Give a new twist to traditional art forms. Jenny Barnett-Rohrs makes a trinket box inspired by a popular video game. Then, she makes a friendly turtle using the ancient art of mosaic. Candie Cooper creates pop art with polka dots in the style of the artist Kusama, and Jenny coils a rag basket with a touch of denim.
Look beyond the sky. Jenny Barnett-Rohrs makes a glittery star catcher featuring the constellations. Candie Cooper creates a 3-D board illustrating moon phases. Artist Franz Spohn creates watercolor paintings featuring clouds. Jenny makes a suncatcher mandala and Candie Cooper captures a sparkly space galaxy in a bottle.
The earth is full of wonderful creatures. Jenny Barnett-Rohrs crafts simple animals that are easily adaptable and molds a robot mouse. Artist Franz Spohn draws creatures that are just like us – or not. Jenny uses glow-in-the-dark clay to craft a spooky-sweet charm for your backpack.
Flowers make us happy. By mixing bright colors, Jenny Barnett-Rohrs makes a fun floral banner. Candie Cooper makes flowerpots that help you count and add. Artist Franz Spohn draws flowers from different perspectives. Jenny creates a nightlight inspired by coral that grows in the sea.
People keep life exciting. Jenny Barnett-Rohrs and a special friend show how to tag your best friends with matching lanyard tags. Candie Cooper celebrates diversity with whimsical cone kids. She also crafts one-of-a-kind wooden kokeshi dolls. Jenny uses age-old symbols to monoprint a family crest to frame or use for banners.
Animals come in endless varieties. Inspired by ocean creatures, Jenny Barnett-Rohrs creates a sea-life totem. Candy Cooper crafts a piggy bank that holds bills and coins. Artist Franz Spohn engineers animals from all directions. Jenny crafts loony llamas from pool noodles.
Freshen up your style statement. Jenny Barnett-Rohrs fashions a colorful ID bracelet from clay and makes a foxy felt animal pouch. Jenny weaves a trendy beaded bracelet of silver and gold. Then, using fabric and ribbon, Jenny creates a decorator-style memo board to stay organized.
Unleash your imagination. Using rolling pins, Jenny Barnett-Rohrs creates all kinds of textures. Candie Cooper creates little superheroes to showcase her creative writing. France Spohn draws a picture from a poem and Jenny makes an ever-lasting lunch from felt.
Travel to the future for new adventures. Jenny Barnett-Rohrs makes a metallic robot tray to hold coins and treasures. Then, she creates a mysterious sea creature. Franz Spohn launches aliens into outer space and Jenny makes futuristic sculptures from foam.
Each plant and creature has a habitat. To capture the freshness of the ocean, Jenny Barnett-Rohrs makes jars inspired by sea glass. For her art project, Candie Cooper looks to the rainforest for ideas. Then, she sponge-paints an animal foot-print rug. Jenny makes a 3-D diorama of animal habitats from paper and foam.
Let's make wings and fly. With paper, scissors and a little spaghetti, Jenny Barnett-Rohrs makes paper feathers. Then, she crafts fuzzy bug wings from felt. Artist Franz Spohn illustrates distance and perspective in his drawings of birds in flight. Jenny crafts a bird house for our feathered friends.
Head to the great outdoors with camping crafts. Jenny Barnett-Rohrs fashions a talking stick like those used by ancient tribes. Then, she paints images of nature with sand. A special friend joins Franz Spohn to make a fishing game and Jenny weaves a beaded dream catcher. Candie Cooper lights up the forest with a cool camp lantern.
13 Lessons
5  hrs 33  mins

Let’s take a fresh look at our world. Join Jenny Barnett Rohrs, Franz Spohn and Candie Cooper as they show how to create crafts from a fresh perspective using clay, paper, glue, glitter, foam, paints, pastels and more. To get a fresh perspective, soar beyond the clouds and reach for the moon and stars. On earth, create new life forms and grow fun flowers. Learn to recreate art from ancient civilizations and craft habitats for real and imaginary creatures and plants.

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