Cabin Fever Crafting

Join us for free kits of supplies and step-by-step videos to keep your little ones happily creating at home. Cabin Fever Crafting provides fun and hands-on activities for young artists ages 4 - 8 and their siblings and grown-ups. 

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  • Stop by the Auditorium every other week to pick up a free kit of supplies from the tote curbside (outside the doors with the salmon mural).

  • Tune in here for an instructional video to go along with your craft. Follow along in real time for instruction and tips. Feel free to pause, go back, or skip ahead as you need to. 

  • If you miss the supplies pick-up you may have supplies at home to participate. Check the supplies list beneath each video.

Previous episodes of Cabin Fever Crafting are archived and available to watch any time here

Cabin Fever Crafting Episode Seventeen: Puffy Paint Volcano
August, 2021

Supplies:

Need to have: Construction paper, shaving cream, white glue, orange paint or food dye (can mix red and yellow also), cotton ball, ziplock bag, scissors

Nice to have: Blue and Brown construction paper, glue stick, plastic squeeze bottle, black watercolor paint & water (to dye cotton ball)

Free supplies available starting 8/06 (until supplies run out) outside the Auditorium.

Video timing:

Follow along with Rory and create your own puffy paint volcanic eruption! Pause the video when you need to, and skip ahead or go back when you need to. Be creative and make your own choices. 

0:00 - 0:17 - Opening Jingle

0:17 - 0:59 - Introduction

0:59 - 2:51 - Supply Overview

2:51 - 4:23 - Cutting out the volcano

4:23 - 6:00 - Gluing the volcano to the background

6:00 - 11:16 - Gluing the cotton to the paper to make ash/smoke

11:16 - 14:49 - Applying the puffy paint lava to the volcano

14:49 - 15:55 - Additional encouragement and information

15:55 - 16:25 - Sign Off

16:25 - 16:43 - Ending Credits

You can catch any of our Cabin Fever Crafting videos at https://vimeo.com/kodiakarts

Cabin Fever Crafting Episode Sixteen: Driftwood
July, 2021

Follow along with Rory and watercolor a unique piece of driftwood! Pause the video when you need to, and skip ahead or go back when you need to. Be creative and make your own choices. 

Video timing:

0:00 - 0:17 - Opening Jingle

0:17 - 1:23 - Introduction

1:23 - 6:24 - Supply Overview

6:24 -8:33 - Diluting the watercolor and painting part of the wood

8:33 - 11:45 - Mixing an orange color and painting it on

11:45 - 14:47 - Mixing a green color and painting it on

14:47 - 17:38 - Mixing a purple color and painting it on

17:38 - 20:30 - Diluting the purple color and painting it on

20:30 - 21:23 - Advice for creating distinct zones of color

21:23 - 24:54 - Writing your name and/or decorating with a white charcoal pencil

24:54 - 25:26 - Sign Off

25:26 - 25:44 - Ending Credits

Supplies:

 

Need to have: Driftwood, watercolor paint, paint brush, cup of water

 

Nice to have: White charcoal pencil, paint palette, extra cup of water, paper towels