*2) April Crafts and Special Days

April Arts, Crafts and Activities for Kids from KinderArt.com

Summary:

Here’s a list of seasonal arts, crafts, activities, ideas and more for the month of April.

APRIL 1

April Fool’s Day
Try this: ► Make an April Fool’s Day Snack

One Cent Day

Fun Day

Reading is Funny Day

DNA Day

Sourdough Bread Day

APRIL 2

Artist Max Ernst’s birthday, 1891

Author Hans Christian Andersen’s Birthday, 1805
Try this: ► The Complete Hans Christian Andersen Fairy Tales (external link)

International Children’s Book Day
Try this: ► Find Book-Related Art Activities

World Autism Day

Try this ► Art for Children and Adults with Disabilities

Ferret Day

APRIL 3

Chocolate Mousse Day

Find a Rainbow Day
Try this: ► Handprint Rainbows
Try this: ► Rainbow Garland
Try this: ► Torn Paper Rainbow
Try this: ► Watercolor Rainbows

Try this: ► Rainbow Shamrock Garland

Pony Express Established, 1860

World Party Day

Try this: ► Plan a classroom party.

Try this: ► Make Party Hats

Try this: ► Make party blowers.

APRIL 4

Vitamin C Day

Rat Day

Kickball Day

Carrot Day

First US Flag approved on this day in 1818
Try this: ► Color the American Flag

APRIL 5

Read a Road Map Day

Walk to Work Day

Deep Dish Pizza Day

Try this: ► Make a paper pizza.

Caramel Day

APRIL 6

DIY Day (first Saturday of April)

Try this: ► Make something!

Tartan Day

Army Day

World Table Tennis Day

Artist Raphael’s Birthday, 1483

Caramel Popcorn Day

APRIL 7

World Health Day
Try this: ► Visit the WHO website (external link)

Beaver Day

No Housework Day

APRIL 8

Draw a Picture of a Bird Day

Try this: ► Draw a bird.

Zoo Lovers Day

APRIL 9

Unicorn Day

Winston Churchill Day

Library Workers Day

APRIL 10

Pink Shirt Day (Second Wednesday of April)

Golfer’s Day

Sibling Day

Bookmobile Day

Young Writer Day
Try this: ► Art and Books
Try this: ► Help Your Child Learn to Write Well
Try this: ► Newspapers in the Classroom

Sibling Day

US Patent System was established on this day in 1790

International Safety Pin Day

Try this: ► Make a Friendship Pin

APRIL 11

US President Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act on this day in 1968

Cheese Fondue Day

Submarine Day

Pet Day

Try this: ► Make a Pet House

Try this: ► Make a Pet Rock

Try this: ► Pet Coloring Page

APRIL 12

Licorice Day

Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day

Author Beverly Cleary’s Birthday, 1916
Try this: ► Beverly Cleary Books (external link)

Day of Silence

APRIL 13

Scrabble Day

US President Thomas Jefferson’s Birthday, 1743

APRIL 14

Dolphin Day

Look up at the Sky Day

Try this: ► Litte Paper Clouds

Webster’s Dictionary first Published (1828)

APRIL 15

Take a Wild Guess Day

ASL Day (American Sign Language)

Anime Day

Artist Leonardo da Vinci’s Birthday, 1452
Try this: ► Invention Convention

APRIL 16

Save the Elephant Day

Try this: ► Draw Elephants Step by Step

Wilbur Wright’s Birthday, 1867

Eggs Benedict Day

Wear Your PJs to Work Day

APRIL 17

Haiku Poetry Day

Try this: ► Haiku Straw and Ink Paintings

Bat Appreciation Day

Try this: ► Cute and Creepy Bats Craft

Try this: ► Bottle Bats

Apollo 13 landed after a frightening flight on this day in 1970

Blah Blah Blah Day

Ford Mustang Day

Banana Day

Try this: ► Banana Pops

APRIL 18

Columnists Day

Poem in your Pocket Day

World Heritage Day

High Five Day

Pet Owner’s Day
Try this: ► Pets in the Classroom
Try this: ► Take care of your pets coloring page

Crossword Puzzle Day
Try this: ► Make your own crossword puzzle (external link)

Pinata Day

Try this: ► Cone Cup Pinatas

Try this: ► Paper Mache Pinata

APRIL 19

Bicycle Day

Hanging Out Day

Garlic Day

Humorous Day
Try this: ► Play an April Fool’s Trick

Passover (Begins at Sundown)
Try this: ► Passover Coloring Pages (external link)

APRIL 20

Artist Joan Miro’s birthday, 1893

Try this: ► Oodles of Doodles

Record Store Day

Chinese Language Day

APRIL 21

Easter
Easter celebrates the resurrection of Jesus, which Christians believe occurred on the third day after his crucifixion some time in the period AD 27 to 33. Many other elements have become part of the celebration, and those aspects are often celebrated by many Christians and non-Christians alike. ▼

EASTER ARTS AND CRAFTS
Celebrate this holiday by creating fun arts and crafts including natural Easter egg dye.

Kindergarten Day

Astronomy Day

Try this: ► Paper Mache Planets

Try this: ► Cosmic Mobiles

World Creativity and Innovation Day

Try this: ► Be More Creative

Try this: ► Teach Kids How to be More Creative

Try this: ► Creating the Mood of Creativity

APRIL 22

Earth Day
Just like a birthday is a special day to celebrate a person, Earth Day is a special day that celebrates the Earth. Earth Day was born on April 22, 1970, in San Francisco, California. Every year, America and over 100 different countries join together in the celebration of Earth Day on April 22nd. Earth Day is the largest, most celebrated environmental event worldwide. On Earth Day, we remember to appreciate nature and learn ways to protect our environment. Find ways that you can help keep the planet clean and help protect our environment! [source – epa]

EARTH DAY CRAFTS
Celebrate this day by creating fun arts and crafts like potato critters.

Jellybean Day
Try this: ► Make a jellybean sweet jar

Girl Scout Leader Appreciation Day
Try this: ► Make a Crafty Gift!

APRIL 23

William Shakespeare’s birthday, 1564

World Book Night

English Language Day

APRIL 24

International Guide Dog Day

Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day

Artist Willem de Kooning’s birthday, 1904

Arbor Day
Try this: ► Building a tree, leaf by leaf
Try this: ► Make a handprint tree
Try this: ► Paint a watercolor tree
Try this: ► Paper Trees
Try this: ► Emily Carr’s Trees
Try this: ► Puzzle Trees

APRIL 25

Telephone Day

Anzac Day (Australia/New Zealand)

Hubble Telescope Launched, 1990

World Penguin Day

Try this: ► Juice Bottle Penguin
Try this: ► Penguins on Ice
Try this: ► Penguin Coloring Page

APRIL 26

Artist Eugene Delacroix’s birthday, 1798

Pretzel Day

Help a Horse Day

Naturalist John J. Audobon’s Birthday, 1785
Try this: ► Make Bird Binoculars
Try this: ► One Season Bird House
Try this: ► Bird Coloring Page
Try this: ► Soft Sculpture Birds

Arbor Day

Try this: ► Drawing Trees in Perspective
Try this: ► Salt and Watercolor Trees

APRIL 27

Independent Bookstore Day

Morse Code Day

Marine Mammal Rescue Day

Save the Frogs Day

Go Birding Day

APRIL 28

Poetry Reading Day
Try this: ► Poetry Pebbles
Try this: ► Magnetic Poetry

US President James Monroe’s Birthday, 1758

World Veterinary Day (last Saturday of April)

Pinhole Photography Day

Blueberry Pie Day

Pay it Forward Day

Superhero Day

APRIL 29

International Dance Day

The zipper was patented on this day in 1913

World Wish Day

APRIL 30

KinderArt Jantje’s Birthday!

Honesty Day

International Jazz Day

Oatmeal Cookie Day

CELEBRATE ALL MONTH

APRIL is…

Autism Awareness Month
Try this: ► Visit the Autism Society of America (external link)

International Guitar Month
Try this: ► Easy to Make Instruments

Keep America Beautiful Month

Child Abuse Prevention Month
Try this: ► Visit Prevent Child Abuse America (external link)

Frog Month
Try this: ► Frog Coloring Page

Garden Month
Try this: ► Garden Journals
Try this: ► Ladybug Craft
Try this: ► Garden Pen
Try this: ► Grow a Seed Garden
Try this: ► Monet’s Garden by the Sea
Try this: ► Paper Batik Flowers
Try this: ► Flower Power
Try this: ► Grass Head Guys and Girls

Humor Month
Try this: ► Play an April Fool’s Day Food Trick

Math Education Month
Try this: ► Waldorf Math Gnomes
Try this: ► Beautiful Numbers

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