Brooklyn Collective Summer Craft Camp
(recommended ages 10+)
June 29, 2020 to August 7, 2020
6 Week Bundle
Mondays & Thursdays from 1:30 -2:30 PM
Monday & Thursdays from 1:30 -2:30 PM
Week 1: Paper crafts on a theme
Students will create two projects using just paper, scissors, and glue/tape.
Project 1: 3D Hot Air Balloon
Project 2: Songbirds
This project uses PDF templates of songbirds which students will by email.
Week 2: “Drawing” with yarn + fiber
Students will incorporate yarn and other fiber into their projects. Basic materials are listed below each project, but feel free to get creative with things like cotton balls and fabric scraps.
“Rain + Sun”
Project 1: Make a sun, cloud, or rainbow
Project 2: Make a vegetable garden
Week 3: Potluck using mixed materials
Plan a beach picnic or garden party!
Project 1: “Menu” What will you serve at your beach picnic or garden party?
Project 2: Make musical instruments for a party singalong!
(Materials: You can use materials like jar lids, bottle caps, rubber bands, popsicle sticks, empty toilet roll, empty cereal box, string, construction paper, glue, scissors, paint/crayons/markers, beads, dried beans, uncooked rice/pasta, coins…the list goes on and on!)
Week 4: Weaving
Learn to warp a loom!
Project 1: DIY square/rectangular loom
Project 2: DIY circular loom
Week 5: Puppet-making
Project 1: Toilet paper roll puppet
Project 2: Jumping Jack puppet
This project uses brads (office supply item for fastening paper) in addition to the basic materials.
Week 6: Collage
Project 1: Create an outdoor scene of your beach picnic or garden party
Project 2: Selfies
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Hey Campers! No specialty crafting items are required for our classes, and projects were thoughtfully selected with ease of accessibility in mind. We've tried to keep all our activities to using simple materials you may have around the house!
- Construction paper
- Yarn/thick colored string (i.e. embroidery floss)
- Empty toilet paper rolls
- Fabric Scraps
- Cotton balls
- Tissue paper
- Empty yogurt tubs
- Rubber bands
- Empty tin cans
- Bottle caps
- Paper/plastic cups
- Paper clips
Need some basic materials? You're not required to purchase a Summer Camp Kit, but we've put them together for you just in case. Kits can be purchased here for contactless pick up at Brooklyn Collective.