Open ended activities are amazing for inciting creativity.  Hope this gets your kids engaged!


Creation Station: Materials from

  • Glue
  • Tape
  • Drawing Materials
  • Various types of paper
  • Scissors
  • Markers

Put out whatever you like, have, even if it is odds and ends of things that you might have left over (some cities have re-use stores or fairs).  Below are a few favourites.

  • Crepe Paper
  • Tissue Paper
  • Paper towel rolls
  • Pom poms
  • Popsicle sticks
  • Milk jug caps
  • Feathers
  • Yarn
  • Beads
  • Shape stickers
  • Ribbon/twine
  • Craft gems, sequins


Creation Station: Gathering Materials from

Creation Station: Gluing Materials from

  • Create a space and arrange the items in an appealing/ inviting manner.
  • Put out a few different items and then rotate them the next day.  Your child(ren) may have their own requests- go with their energy.
  • See what they come up with!


  • Hand/eye coordination, developing one’s own ideas, growing creativity

Safety Notes

  • Use scissors with supervision.
  • Use non-toxic products.
  • Be aware of choking hazards.
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