Visual arts and handicrafts

Aino Järvinen introduces and read a chapter from the book looking at the zebra, alongside a visual presentation. Next, illustrator Laura Merz guides you through a creative workshop on her zebra illustrations. You can find written instructions here.
Age recommendation: 5 +
Duration: 30:50 min.
Publisher: Scandinavia House, Restless Books
Make jellyfish in a bottle! This DIY project is a great homemade toy for the aquarium enthusiast in your life.
Age recommendation: 5+
Duration: 05:25 min.
Publisher: Get Crafty Crafty
How To Draw Easy Cartoon Faces Step by Step.
Age recommendation: 6+
Duration: 09:30 min.
Publisher: DoodleDrawArt
link Children and Youth Cultural Centre ARX toe drawing
Toe drawing
Put a pencil between your toes and draw. Are you left- or right-footed?
Age recommendation: All ages.
Publisher: Children and Youth Cultural Centre ARX.
linkki Children and Youth Cultural Centre ARX instructions for a lockdown piñata
Instructions for a lockdown piñata.
Age recommendation: Under 4
Publisher: Children and Youth Cultural Centre ARX
link espoon kuvataidekoulu pictures from letters
Letters in a picture. Now we will use letters
to make pictures – and this time, you can even draw the letters
upside-down!
Age recommendation: 7-9
Publisher: Espoon kuvataidekoulu
link espoon kuvataidekoulu shapeshifting
Shapeshifting. You can turn a human hand into different kinds of figures: animals, trees, butterflies, birds.
Age recommendation: 7-9
Publisher: Espoon kuvataidekoulu
Tiger in a job of Espoon kuvataidekoulu.
Big, Beautiful, Ugly, Wild. Turn on your favourite music. What animal do you think of when you listen to the music? What kind of emotions are conveyed by the music? Paint and draw.
Age recommendation: 12-20 years
Publisher: Espoon kuvataidekoulu
Inspiring and easy drawing guide videos with step-by-step drawing and colouring instructions and fun and sweet animations at the beginning and end.
Age recommendation: 5–15
Duration: several videos, 2–3 min.
Publisher: Funillia
Here’s a really easy way to make a mason jar snow globe.
Age recommendation: 4+
Duration: 03:02 min.
Publisher: Mashable Watercooler
Join cartoonist Dave McDonald as he shares a fun way to create your own characters for comics by starting with simple shapes!
Age recommendation: 7+
Duration: 04:03 min.
Publisher: Dave McDonald Art
link espoon kuvataidekoulu you are a spy
You are a spy whose mission is to search for as many yellow (and other colour) items as possible in your home.
Age recommendation: 5-6
Publisher: Espoon kuvataidekoulu
link espoon kuvataidekoulu entertainment snacks
Entertainment Snacks. Pretend food is fun to make from ingredients found outdoors or from the nearby forest or your house!
Age recommendation: 5-6
Publisher: Espoon kuvataidekoulu
Madhouse in a job of Espoon kuvataidekoulu.
A madhouse. What would your crazy house look like, and what would it be like to live in that house? Imagine a madhouse that would be full of surprises and where it would be fun to have adventures! Draw and glue!
Age recommendation: 5-6 years
Publisher: Espoon kuvataidekoulu
link espoon kuvataidekoulu Expressions from everyday objects
Expressions from everyday objects. Build and take a photo of a assemblage (work of art that is made of different things put together), which presents expressions.
Material in this work is different kind of familiar
objects in your home. The idea is to construct portraits
with different expressions and feelings.
Age recommendation: 10-11
Publisher: Espoon kuvataidekoulu
Storage made of kitchen cardboard in a job of Espoon kuvataidekoulu.
Proper storage. Out of your kitchen cardboard recycling bin, find an appropriate box and design and prepare a storage unit for an object of your choice. The storage unit can be a wallet, sunglasses case, pock-et for your phone, pencil case, gift case or place to hide secret things.
Age recommendation: 9-11 years
Publisher: Espoon kuvataidekoulu
link Amos Rex pointillist painting
When you take a step back from art, you might see something new! Here are instructions on how to make your own pointillist painting easily at home.
Age recommendation: 7–12
Publisher: Amos Rex.