Teen/ Adult Coloring Book and Modeling Clay Activity

Recommended for ages 5 years and up
Mandalas have been used throughout history for meditative purposes.  The benefits of coloring the circular designs have been  proven to relieve tension, anxiety, fear and worry.  They allow the participants the freedom of self expression in a non-threatening way to relax and heal the mind, body and spirit.

Modeling Clay is a great way to strengthen fine motor skills, release stress and tension by manipulating the non-drying clay into whatever the participant envisions.  No Artistic skills are required for either project.

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Teen/ Adult Watercolor Activity

Recommended for ages 5 years and up

Watercolor paints and Paper benefits include fostering creative growth, strengthens memory,& helps stimulate problem solving while increasing fine motor skills. It is a great expressive tool offering a great stress relief while nurturing emotional growth. No Artistic skills required just water and the materials provided.

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Mini Art Activities

Recommended for ages 5 years and up

Coloring postcards are a great meditative tool to take the participants mind off of their illness or recovery. They promote self healing while relieving stress, tension, anxiety, fear and worry. Several of the designs include nature and animals scenes that are often used in a hospital setting because studies have shown they reduce stress and anxiety, lower blood pressure, reduce the need for pain medication andserve as a positive distraction for patients.

Wikki Stix are a great fine motor skill resource during the healing process. The kit includes a dot to dot project to complete or they utilize the imagination assisting in stimulating their brain/problem solving skills. The Wikki Stix are a safe non-drying/hardening tool that can be used over and over again.

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Kid Washable Painting Activities

Recommended for ages 5 years and up

Washable Paint Pots are a great resource for creative self expression. No artistic skill is required. The painting process serves as an excellent healing tool that can    be used to create abstract paintings utilizing color to represent their feelings in a safe manner.

Artist Trading Cards are miniature works of art created by the participant that can be shared with other patients and then traded providing a fun, engaging activity promoting creative thinking, problem solving skills, and fine motor skill development during the healing process.

Wikki Stix are a great fine motor skill resource during the healing process. The kit includes a dot to dot project to complete or they utilize the imagination assisting in stimulating their brain/problem solving skills. The Wikki Stix are a safe non-drying/hardening tool that can be used over and over again.

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Wreck This Journal Book Activity

Recommended for ages 5 years and up

Wreck This Journal by Keri Smith is a great resource to creatively destruct and utilize as an expressive art production outlet. The participant can use a combination of writing and art while following the guided prompts to take their mind off of their stressors and get lost in the creative process. This journal can boost problem solving skills and stimulate creative thinking. It has fun prompts that promote both fine and gross motor skills development during the healing process.

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Collage Activity

Recommended for ages 5 years and up ***Kit contains Children’s Scissors
Collage kit contains all the resources to create multiple collage artworks and origami. The kit aids in creative self expression, problem solving skills , and fine motor skill development.

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