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Hands On Crafts for Kids

Grade Levels: 3 - 8
Core Subject(s): Fine Arts - Visual Arts
Website: http://www.craftsforkids.com
Next Airing: Fri, Apr 28th, 2017 at 6:30 AM on UEN-TV

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Hands on Crafts for Kids is packed with fun craft projects. We want crafting to become a part of your life every day; surround yourself with things you make, and make being creative a part of who you are. Projects include kids' crafts for ages 7 to 12.

Episodes:

  • Discover The World

    Let's discover the world we live in and beyond. Katie and Jennie create a 3-D pop-up map of the planets together, and Franz explores the artistic use of dimension and space. Gather leaves, sticks and stones and then Jenny shows how to create a nature journal. She and Katie use water and paint to create a new fish species in silhouette. Katie blasts off with a jet pack made from recycled bottles and supplies from the Family Craft Box.

    Next Airing: Fri, Apr 28th, 2017 at 6:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 1/22/2015 to 1/21/2018
  • Just for Fun

    It's important to have fun and today's projects are fun to make and to use. Katie creates a fuzzy mustache board will tickle you. Franz and his son, Axel play with paints, pencils, crayons, colors and techniques to find new ways of expression. Jenny and Katie let their imaginations go to create colorful pencil toppers. From the Family Craft Box, add empty paper rolls and colored paper to create a reversible playscape mat.

    Next Airing: Mon, May 1st, 2017 at 3:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 1/29/2015 to 1/28/2018
  • Use It

    Use what you make and get double fun from your crafts. Weave hip survival bracelets with some tips from Katie. Franz uses everyday objects to make a robot storage container. Blogger Rachel Howard and her kids make a miniature construction site for toy earth-moving equipment! Use items from the Family Craft Box and recycle old road maps to craft a travel case full of learning games and activities - and treats, too!

    Next Airing: Mon, May 8th, 2017 at 3:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 2/5/2015 to 2/4/2018
  • Artist

    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 Jenny makes a 3-D color wheel.

    Next Airing: Mon, May 15th, 2017 at 3:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 1/26/2017 to 1/25/2020
  • Old Is New

    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.

    Next Airing: Mon, May 22nd, 2017 at 3:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 1/26/2017 to 1/25/2020
  • Stars

    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 a landscape featuring clouds. Candie Cooper creates a sparkly space galaxy.

    Next Airing: Mon, May 29th, 2017 at 3:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 1/26/2017 to 1/25/2020
  • Creatures

    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.

    Next Airing: Mon, Jun 5th, 2017 at 3:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 1/26/2017 to 1/25/2020
  • Bloom

    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 tulips and daisies in different perspectives. Jenny creates a nightlight inspired by coral that grows in the sea.

    Next Airing: Mon, Jun 12th, 2017 at 3:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 1/26/2017 to 1/25/2020
  • People

    People keep life exciting. Jenny Barnett-Rohrs shows how to tag you and 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.

    Next Airing: Mon, Jun 19th, 2017 at 3:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 1/26/2017 to 1/25/2020
  • Animals

    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 adds animation to his favorite animals. Jenny crafts loony llamas from pool noodles.

    Next Airing: Mon, Jun 26th, 2017 at 3:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 1/26/2017 to 1/25/2020
  • Stylish

    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.

    Next Airing: Mon, Jul 3rd, 2017 at 3:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 1/26/2017 to 1/25/2020
  • Imagination

    Unleash your imagination. Using rolling pins, Jenny Barnett-Rohrs creates all kinds of textures. Candie Cooper creates little superheroes to showcase her creative writing. Franz Spohn draws a picture from a poem and Jenny makes an ever-lasting lunch from felt.

    Next Airing: Mon, Jul 10th, 2017 at 3:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 1/26/2017 to 1/25/2020
  • Sci-Fi

    Travel to the future for new adventures. Jenny Barnett-Rohrs builds a 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.

    Next Airing: Mon, Jul 17th, 2017 at 3:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 1/26/2017 to 1/25/2020
  • Living Places

    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 foam and printable images.

    Next Airing: Mon, Jul 24th, 2017 at 3:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 1/26/2017 to 1/25/2020
  • Fly Away

    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 gives the appearance of flight in his drawings. Jenny crafts a bird house for our feathered friends.

    Next Airing: Mon, Jul 31st, 2017 at 3:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 1/26/2017 to 1/25/2020
  • At Home

    Become an interior designer with crafts you create. Katie shows how to light up the night with a glittery night light. Franz helps you plan and host an art gallery opening at your house. Jenny shows how to bond with your own home as you make a house from felt. Then decorate your home with a colorful garland made from the Family Craft Box. Katie uses a favorite fabric to add a bright, fresh pintuck quilted picture to any bedroom decor.

    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 12/25/2014 to 12/24/2017
  • Growing and Building

    Living things inspire us to create and to craft. Jenny and Katie craft together to make a special pot decorated with glittery sea creatures. Franz takes art outdoors as he designs, lays out and plants a character image for the garden. Bloggers share great ideas for creating a cactus that won't be prickly or making a quick and easy super turtle figure. Katie shows how to create colorful greeting cards and artwork for family and friends then uses supplies in the Family Craft Box to erect buildings or make whimsical bug cars.

    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 1/15/2015 to 1/14/2018
  • Let's Party

    There's a party going on and you are invited! Katie shows how to make a decorative chandelier to set the mood for your party theme and Franz draws a colorful and fun postcard invitation that will get all your guests to come. Jenny and Katie sculpt a hanging pinata bowl full of treats. Then reach into the Family Craft Box to make a party decoration from yarn and glue to stuff with favors.

    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 12/11/2014 to 12/10/2017
  • Let's Play A Game

    Whether indoors or out, games are fun! Bowl at home with family and friends with a colorful bowling set Katie makes from recycled water bottles. Franz shows how to create your own game board using a variety of art mediums. Jenny and Katie make an indoor hopscotch court that rolls-up, for easy storage. Braid a ring toss toy then use the Family Craft box to make a treasure hunt jar for quiet fun.

    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 11/27/2014 to 11/26/2017
  • Make Believe

    Leave the ordinary behind and enter the world of make-believe. Create a magical fairy garden with Katie, then Franz shows how to take your paper art work from two to three dimensions. Jenny creates golden coins to swap and trade and then she and Katie make a gift extra special with a stenciled rocket gift bag. Cast a spell with a magic wand or gleaming sword created by adding feathers and jewels to the Family Craft Box.

    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 1/8/2015 to 1/7/2018
  • Outside and In

    Let's step outside and find inspiration for more projects. Store toys or hang a plant in a pail in the brightly-colored macrame hanger Katie shows how to make. Create an illustrated map of your own backyard - Franz gives you some great ideas. Jenny helps you become forest royalty in a woodland crown made of felt and found objects. Then, Katie cheerfully decorates a lightening bug jar to study some nighttime friends. Gather moss and use the Family Craft Box to create a house for friendly fairies.

    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 1/1/2015 to 12/31/2017
  • Playtime

    Every day is play time! Challenge your skills with an ice cream cone ball toss game. Design your own indoor miniature golf course with Franz, then put on a show with puppets Jenny shows how to make and decorate. Add some cardboard to the Family Craft Box to create a super mask and make your own superhero figure.

    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 12/4/2014 to 12/3/2017
  • Wear It!

    With friends and family, create and wear your crafting projects. A fashionable, shimmery clay bird necklace is perfect to wear or to give as a gift. Franz shows how to draw original designs and transfer them to your t-shirt. Jenny uses plastic tableware and fabric dye to make a stenciled flower or flag on a t-shirt. Katie weaves a colorful loop bracelet you can make in your favorite colors or school colors. Use the Family Craft box to transform a t-shirt into a superhero cape with a custom-designed logo.

    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 12/18/2014 to 12/17/2017

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