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:


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.