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Subject: Arts: Instruction & How-to

Hands On Crafts for Kids 14: Crafting Every Day

Hands On Crafts for Kids 14: Crafting Every Day

This series features host Candie Cooper, who presents a whole new attitude about crafting. Here you discover that crafting can become a part of your life every day; you can surround yourself with things you make, and you make being creative a part of who you are. Produced by Katherine Stull, Inc. Closed-captioned.
Total Programs in Series: 13 x 30 minutes 16:9
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Also see: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3; Series 4; Series 5; Series 6; Series 7; Series 8; Series 9; Series 10; Series 11; Series 12; Series 13

List of Titles


1. My Workspace (cc)

1. My Workspace (cc)

This episode features crafts to fix up your workspace - whether it's the kitchen table or a desk in your room - make the supplies you use every day. We begin with a recycled portfolio with monster clips. Next, there's no excuse for having a mess on your desk with a great organizer made from old CD's. Then, make a catch-all Click for more


2. Keep in Touch (cc)

2. Keep in Touch (cc)

Don't you love getting mail - real letters and cards in your mailbox and not just email to your phone or computer? This episode is creating cards to make any occasion special. First is a giant team card for everyone to sign. Then, cards for all occasions; whatever the date, whoever it's for, and whatever the sentiment Click for more


3. Wacky Ideas (cc)

3. Wacky Ideas (cc)

Not everything you make has to be useful - sometimes it's all about making the funniest, weirdest craft you can and just being really creative. Today we'll be making an out of this world photo station - the kind you put your face into to take a picture. Then, make some crazy glasses, change your personality, or just Click for more


4. Trendy Jewels (cc)

4. Trendy Jewels (cc)

The easiest way to update your style and show off your crafting is to wear your creations. Today we're making all sorts of trendy jewelry. We begin with a bottle cap necklace; then make a denim cuff bracelet from old jeans. Next, it's a bendy clay heart bracelet, and, finally, get out the glitter for a beautiful heart Click for more


5. Year Round Parties (cc)

5. Year Round Parties (cc)

You don't need a holiday as an excuse for a party - just about any day deserves a celebration. On this episode make decorations for the perfect party every day. Party favor pencils are first, made from little blocks of foam to create everything from a mummy to a snowman. Then, it's a gingerbread garland for any day Click for more


6. Kitchen Crafting (cc)

6. Kitchen Crafting (cc)

One of the favorite places to craft is right on the kitchen table, so we thought it was a great idea to include kitchen crafts on our show. We start out with gift wrap made from recycled containers like mesh fruit bags. Then, learn a new way to decorate cupcakes with sugar sheets. Next, we move on to candy monsters. Click for more


7. Personal Space (cc)

7. Personal Space (cc)

Your space is just that - YOUR space - so why not personalize it with things that mean something to you. We're making crazy duct tape buttons first. Then put all of your stuff in a handy denim chair cover. You don't have to be a surfer to love surfboards - you might live by the ocean or just wish you did! We have Click for more


8. Just Have Fun (cc)

8. Just Have Fun (cc)

Crafting is supposed to be fun - there's no right way - no correct colors - there are enough rules in life without making them a part of your crafting. Begin with emoticons, crazy computer symbols just for fun. Then, create a diorama of your vision of outer space - and don't worry if it's realistic. Next, make funny Click for more


9. Crafting for Your Friends (cc)

9. Crafting for Your Friends (cc)

Why keep all of your crafting to yourself? It's fun to make things for your friends and family. This episode features four craft ideas that make great gifts - but you might just want to keep them for yourself! First is a stylish belt from recycled materials. Then, make a pin cushion for your favorite sewer - maybe Click for more


10. Right in Your Own Backyard (cc)

10. Right in Your Own Backyard (cc)

Today's theme is crafting right in your own back yard. Seed packet flowers are first and you can even plant them. Then, it's a clay nest and eggs. Next, it's time for a friendly frog ready to hop right off of the lily pad. Finally, make a flower headband to keep the outdoors with you all of the time. 2012/CC Closed-Captioned Click for more


11. Holiday Party (cc)

11. Holiday Party (cc)

Holidays are the perfect excuse to craft. It can be decorations, or ornaments or even accessories to get into the holiday mood. This episode is a whole year of celebrations starting with an Easter garland featuring bunnies and chicks. Then, make lollipop ornaments that are not just for on the tree. Next, it's door Click for more


12. Crazy Creatures (cc)

12. Crazy Creatures (cc)

This episode, our every day craft projects are all creatures - they could be funny or realistic or even imaginary. Start with clay monsters of every color, shape and size. Then, it's a hardware plaster casting. Next, we collect all of the leftover nuts and bolts and turn them into a robotic creature. Finally, make Click for more


13. Games and Sports (cc)

13. Games and Sports (cc)

What could be more fun than combining games and crafts? Craft a game board, make up a game, or celebrate your favorite team. We begin with team bracelets in your school colors. Then, make a shoe tag for your backpack or sports bag. Next, it's two games - alien miniature golf and finally, a game board using leftover Click for more





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