Creating Opportunities
for Adults with Disabilities

Arts and Crafts

 

Disney Activities

 

If you have a computer and you love Disney and coloring, this activity is for you. Here, you can select from lots of coloring pages and print them out to color or color them online for free. If you color them online, you can save your art work when you are finished. You can also find free games to play on this website. 

 

Click here to find Disney coloring pages

 

Here's a Star Wars coloring book you can download: click here to open this coloring book

 

Here are Lion King characters to cut out: click here to open this cutout book

 

Here's an entire Frozen II activity book you can download: click here to open this activity book

 

Here's an entire Onward activity book you can download: click here to open this activity book

 

Note: You'll need Adobe Acrobat to open the activity, coloring and cutout books. If you wish to print out the activity books from your printer at home, it may use up a lot of ink / toner.

 

If you get bored of the Disney coloring pages, you can find more free coloring pages here: https://www.online-coloring.com/

 

Duct Tape Roses

 

Duct Tape Roses from Paul

 

Here's a neat idea from Paul H. While fresh cut roses don't last very long, these roses just may last forever. All you need is some colorful duct tape, pencils (one pencil per rose) and scissors.

 

 

 

Microwave Puffy Paint Project

 

This is a fun project that is super easy and unique. 

 

Puffy Paint

 

Materials needed:

  • 1 cup flour
  • 3 teaspoons of baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • water (added till mixture looks like pancake batter)
  • plastic sandwich sized bags
  • food coloring
  • rubber bands
  • scissors to cut tips of bags
  • something to draw on (paper, paper plate)
  • access to a microwave oven

 

You'll find instructions with more pictures below:

Click here for microwave puffy paint instructions

 

Special thanks goes to Happiness is Homemade for the idea and photo

 

 

Edible Bird House

 

Every spring you can find Peeps marshmallow chicks in stores. Here's a fun edible art project with Peeps:

 

Peeps Houses by Yesterfood

 

Materials needed per house:

  • 3 graham crackers
  • 1 Peep marshmallow chick
  • Easter grass (edible is best)
  • Robin Eggs candy (2 - 6 depending on size)
  • frosting
  • butter knife (to spread the frosting)
  • optional:  colorful candy such as jelly beans to decorate the outside of the bird house

 

You'll find instructions with more pictures below:

Click here for Edible Bird House instructions

 

Special thanks goes to Yesterfood for the idea

 

 

Bird Feeder

 

Here's another bird related craft. Wouldn't it be cool to attract live birds in your yard stopping by for a yummy snack?

 

Bird Feeder by Honey  Lime

 

Materials needed per feeder:

  • 1 empty toilet paper roll
  • 2 sturdy sticks (6 - 8 inches long)
  • bird seed
  • peanut butter
  • string or ribbon
  • hole punch
  • scissors (to cut the ribbon or string)
  • butter knife (to spread the peanut butter)

 

You'll find instructions with more pictures below:

Click here for Bird Feeder instructions

 

Special thanks goes to Honey + Lime for the idea and photos

 

You'll find 33 more craft ideas with empty toilet paper rolls here:

Click here for more toilet paper roll crafts

 

Moon Sand

 

Materials needed:

  • 2 cups brown sugar
  • 2 cups corn starch
  • 1/2 cup of cooking oil (vegetable oil is fine)
  • optional - add 4 drops of peppermint, orange, lemon or other oil for smell

 

Mix ingredients together and store in an air tight container. It's great sensory engagement. You can use cookie cutters or other molds. You can also hide 'treasure' items in it so you can dig up buried treasure.

 

Draw Charlie Brown from the Peanuts Gang

 

 

How to Draw a Birthday Cake Tower (from Art for Kids Hub)

 

This would make a really neat birthday card. Do you know anyone who is having a birthday soon?

 

 

Click here for more drawing ideas from Art for Kids Hub

 

 

Drawing With Distance Learning 'Capo Toon Time'

 

As part of their Distance Learning Program, Capistrano Unified School District is sponsoring weekly cartoon drawing video tuturials. Grab paper and a pen and let principal Curt Visca teach you how to draw simple and silly cartoons in a step by step process. It's radicool!

 

Don't you wish every day could be 'Taco Tuesday'? It turns out that tacos are not only fun to eat, they are also fun to draw. 

 

 

Who knew that drawing a cartoon fish could be so swimmingly fun?

 

 

A hamburger on a skateboard? Now this we have to see (and draw).

 

 

Are you a dog lover? What's your favorite kind of dog? The cute kind, right? Learn how to draw a very cute dog here.