GET CRAFTY! March is National Craft Month! – The Pencil Grip, Inc.
GET CRAFTY! March is National Craft Month!

GET CRAFTY! March is National Craft Month!

GET CRAFTY! March is National Craft Month!

Are you ready to unleash your inner creativity and have a blast? Well, get your glue guns and glitter ready because March is National Craft Month! It's the perfect time to dive into all things crafty and let your imagination run wild. Whether you're a seasoned crafter or a newbie, there's something for everyone to enjoy during this month-long celebration. So, grab your scissors and let's get crafting!

Why Celebrate?

National Craft Month is here to inject some excitement and creativity into your daily routine. It's a chance to step away from the screens and immerse yourself in a hands-on activity that brings joy and satisfaction.

Start by exploring different craft mediums such as painting, knitting, or even pottery. If you're feeling adventurous, why not try your hand at upcycling? The possibilities are endless! The only limit is your imagination!

Start Crafting!

Kwik Stix Tempera Paint sticks take the mess out of painting while keeping all the fun! Simply uncap, twist and paint! Kwik Stix have a fast drying formula that allows them to dry in 90 seconds while still leaving a paint-like finish! No cups, smocks, water or brushes required. Kwik Stix come in assorted vibrant colors with coverage that won't crack. Great on poster paper, cardboard, wood and canvas.

Let your imagination run wild with Wonder Stix! All products in the collection work with Wonder Stix. Wonder Stix are washable, odorless, dust free and cap free! They work on wood, cardboard, whiteboards, paper, glass, windows and more. 

Magic Stix markers are a revolutionary new product to bring safe, creative fun to your crafts! Magic Stix are guaranteed to bring long lasting color to the page with the cap off for up to 7 days without drying out. With vibrant colors, these washable and non-toxic markers will remain fresh use after use, project after project.

Rainbow Strips

Materials Needed: paper, scissors, Kwik Stix, construction paper in assorted colors, marker, and glue

  1. Cut a piece of paper into a cloud shape
  2. Paint the cloud with blue Kwik Stix
  3. Cut strips of assorted colored construction paper
  4. Label each strip a with a different weather forecast (ex: rain, snow, cloudy, sunny, etc.)
  5. Glue each colored strip onto the cloud

Check out this craft on Instagram @heypreschool

Pink Unicorn

Materials Needed: paper, scissors, Kwik Stix, glue, and glitter

  1. Cut a piece of paper into a large heart and a small heart
  2. Cut 6 strips of paper
  3. Cut out a skinny triangle
  4. Paint the 6 strips of paper, triangle, and small heart with Kwik Stix
  5. Turn the heart upside down
  6. Fold and glue to the back of the heart
  7. Glue the small heart to the point of the large heart
  8. Glue the triangle to the side of the heart
  9. Paint to add any details of your unicorn

Check out this craft on Instagram @lulu_make

Self Portraits

Materials Needed: a picture of yourself, scissor, white paper, and Kwik Stix

  1. Cut a picture of yourself in half
  2. Glue onto a white piece of paper
  3. Use Kwik Stix to paint the other half of the picture

Check out this craft on Instagram @thegummymummy

 Strawberry Craft

Materials Needed: cardboard, scissors, construction paper, red shredded paper, Kwik Stix, and glue

  1. Cut a piece of cardboard in the shape of a triangle with rounded edges
  2. Paint the triangle with Kwik Stix
  3. Cut small pieces of black construction paper to resemble the seeds
  4. Cut two leaves from green construction paper
  5. Glue on the seeds
  6. Glue on the leaves on the top of the strawberry
  7. Glue on red shredded paper for added texture

Check out this craft on Instagram @kellcaruso

A-Z Letters

Materials Needed: cardboard, Wonder Stix, Kwik Stix, and scissors

  1.  Cut letters A-Z with cardboard to practice the alphabet
  2. Color each letter with Wonder Stix and Kwik Stix
  3. Create different patterns and designs!

Check out this craft on Instagram @2art.chambers

Colors and Patterns

Materials Needed: Kwik Stix and white paper

  1. Start by creating your background on white paper
  2. Paint with Kwik Stix to create piece of artwork
  3. Display for a pop of color in your home or classroom!

Check out this craft on Instagram @today.in.kindergarten

Tiger Heart Craft

Materials Needed: empty toilet paper roll, cardboard, scissors, glue, and Kwik Stix

  1. Start by painting the empty toilet paper roll with Kwik Stix
  2. Create a stripe pattern to resemble a tiger
  3. Cut out arms, mouth, head, and a heart from your piece of cardboard
  4. Paint all shapes in your desired color
  5. Glue shapes onto the roll
Check out this craft on Instagram @keepme_busy

Rainbow Roll

Materials Needed: empty toilet paper roll, Kwik Stix Thin Stix, cotton balls, and hot glue

  1. Paint the empty toilet paper roll with Kwik Stix Thin Stix in the order of the rainbow
  2. Cut the roll in half long ways
  3. Glue cotton balls on each end of the cut part of the roll
  4. Allow time for glue to dry

Check out this craft on Instagram @chasing50toes

Neon Snails

Materials Needed: paper plate, Kwik Stix, scissors, googly eyes, and glue

  1. Cut a paper plate into the shape of a snail 
  2. Use various neon Kwik Stix to make a colorful snail shell
  3. Glue on one google eye
  4. Display for the spring!

Check out this craft on Instagram @just_artin_around

Tape Resistant Picture Frames

Materials Needed: wooden picture frame, Kwik Stix, and washi tape or painters tape

  1. Place tape onto the wooden frame
  2. Paint in different colors with Kwik Stix
  3. Slowly peel the tape for a crisp edge
  4. Place a picture into the frame and display!

Check out this craft on Instagram @mommy_craftsandlaughs

 Window Rainbow

Materials Needed: Kwik Stix and a window

  1. Use Kwik Stix to paint a beautiful rainbow on a glass surface
  2. Paint one color at a time until you complete all colors of the rainbow
  3. Simply wipe and wash off with a damp cloth
  4. Repeat!

Check out this craft on Instagram @how2toddler

Ice Cream Cones

Materials Needed: construction paper, white paper, scissors, glue, and Kwik Stix
  1. Cut a triangle from a brown piece of construction paper
  2. Cut a round shape from a white piece of paper
  3. Paint details onto the cone and ice cream scoop
  4. Glue together
  5. Add sprinkles, glitter, or pompoms for a 3-D look!

Check out this craft on Instagram @kidscorneroc

Cardboard Faces

 

Materials Needed: cardboard, scissors, Kwik Stix, and glue

  1. Cut various shapes out of cardboard to form a face
  2. Paint each piece in a different color
  3. Glue all pieces together!

Check out this craft on Instagram @esteeducates

Colorful Flowers

Materials Needed: construction paper and Kwik Stix

  1. Start by drawing a flower vase onto a piece of construction paper 
  2. Draw circles on top of the vase
  3. Color in with Kwik Stix
  4. Add extra colors to the page for your artwork to stand out!

Check out this craft on Instagram @2art.chambers