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Studio Central Art Demos
Browse a collection of art demo and online performance videos for instruction and inspiration in your own creative endeavours.
Barley And Birch: Eco-Friendly Crafts
Find craft ideas that will use things from around the house, or that can be found in nature.
Make a cute dragonfly using pipe cleaners, a clothespin, googly eyes, paint, and some glue.
Cool School YouTube Channel - Crafty Carol
For younger audiences, the best of Craft Carol from Cool School.
Creativity Catapult: Finish the Drawing
Help children use their visual imaginations while practicing thinking in pictures by turning an abstract line into a picture.
Frontline Friends: Uphouse
A collection of stories and colouring book illustrations of real frontline workers.
Author Dav Pilkey (Captain Underpants, Dog Man) offers downloadable activity and colouring sheets related to his books.
Kanopy Kids: Artzooka videos
In each episode of this series, host Jeremie Saunders shows viewers the steps to do an art project related to the episodes theme.
Manitoba Children's Museum Activity Station
Offers a variety of downloadable activity sheets.
NaNoWriMo Young Writers Program
Take part in writing challenges and track your progress. For under-18 writers.
wikiHow: Salt Dough Handprints
A fun and easy craft that becomes a lovely keepsake.
Woven Cardboard Llamas
This easy weaving project requires minimal and easily sourced supplies, so gathering your materials and give it a try. A fun activity to do with kids.
National Novel Writing Month is in November, but this great writing resource will inspire you to start writing now.
Crafting & DIY
Dear Handmade Life - DIY Projects
A variety of fun DIY projects ranging in scope and difficulty.
Duct Tape Bookmarks
Learn how to make your own bookmark using duct tape, as demonstrated by staff at the Medicine Hat Public Library.
EZ Origami - YouTube Channel
Dozens of how-to origami tutorials perfect for beginners and advanced folders.
Make an Among Us Crewmate Plushie - YouTube
Have some felt and about 30 minutes? Try this cute little Among Us plushie craft. We promise, it's not sus.
Make a Paper Chain Wall Hanging
Follow these simple instructions to make your own "Rainbow in the sky" paper chain wall hanging.
Make Your Own Tie Dye with Coloured Sharpies
This YouTube video created by the Medicine Hat Public Library staff walks you through two different methods of creating tie dye designs using just sharpies and rubbing alcohol.
Directions for making eight different types of books.
Troom Troom YouTube Channel - Greeting Cards
Aimed at younger audiences, the Troom Troom channel features short craft projects (and pranks). This is their greeting card playlist.
Troom Troom YouTube Channel - Paper Mache
Aimed at younger audiences, the Troom Troom channel features short craft projects (and pranks). This is their paper mache playlist.
Drawing & Painting
Art for Kids Hub - YouTube
Watch drawing tutorials you can follow along with at home.
Art Is Fun
Tutorials for drawing, painting, and colouring for beginners and art enthusiasts.
Easy DIY Taped Watercolor - YouTube
Use minimal supplies to create a masked watercolor card.
The Zentangle Method is an easy-to-learn, relaxing, and fun way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns.
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