* January Crafts and Special Days

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

Summary:

Here is a list of seasonal arts, crafts, activities, ideas and more for the month of January. Use to to help plan your lessons for the month.

JANUARY 1

NEW YEAR’S DAY
Try this: ►Find fun and easy New Year’s Day craft ideas for the entire family.

Artist/Photographer Alfred Steiglitz’s Birthday, 1864

Betsy Ross’s Birthday, 1752
Try this: ► Color the American Flag

Parade Day
Try this: ► Make flameless sparklers!
Try this: ► Make a sparkler for a parade!

JANUARY 2

Astronomer Isaac Asimov’s Birthday, 1920

JANUARY 3

Festival Of Sleep Day
Try this: ► Monster in my Closet Drawing

Author J.R.R. Tolkien’s Birthday, 1892

JANUARY 4

Mathematician Isaac Newton’s Birthday, 1643
Try this: ► Make beautiful numbers

Louis Braille’s Birthday, 1809

Trivia Day

JANUARY 5

Bird Day
Try this: ► Make Bird Binoculars
Try this: ► Make an Edible Bird’s Nest
Try this: ► Make Giant Stuffed Birds
Try this: ► Color some birds
Try this: ► Make a Kiwi Bird

Whipped Cream Day

Spaghetti Day

JANUARY 6

Bean Day
Try this: ► Make a Bean Mosaic

Apple Tree Day

Cuddle Up Day

JANUARY 7

Old Rock Day
Try this: ► Rock and Wire Mobile
Try this: ► Make a garden rock
Try this: ► Dinosaur Eggs
Try this: ► Painted rocks

Bobblehead Day

JANUARY 8

Elvis Presley’s Birthday, 1935

JANUARY 9

Apricot Day

Static Electricity Day

Aviation Day

Poetry At Work Day (2nd Tuesday in January)

Try this: ►Poetry Pebbles
Try this: ► Haiku Straw Painting and Poetry Writing

JANUARY 10

Peculiar People Day

Houseplant Appreciation Day
Try this: ► Make a Grass Head

JANUARY 11

Milk Day
Try this: ► Milk Carton Pen Pot
Try this: ► Make Milk Bubbles

Morocco Independence Day

Nepal National Unity Day

Secret Pal Day

Splash in a Puddle Day

JANUARY 12

Artist John Singer Sargent’s Birthday, 1856

Author Jack London’s Birthday, 1876

JANUARY 13

Clean-Off-Your-Desk Day
Try this: ► Milk Carton Pen Pot

Make Your Dreams Come True Day
Try this: ► Dreamcatchers Craft

Poetry Break Day
Try this: ► Magnetic Poetry
Try this: ► Poetry Pebbles
Try this: ► Haiku Straw Painting

Sticker Day
Try this: ► Make a Sticker Shakere
Try this: ► Make Your Own Stickers

JANUARY 14

Artist Berthe Morisot’s Birthday, 1841

Full Color Comics Day

International Kite Day
Try this: ► Make Paper Grocery Bag Kites
Try this: ► Make a Japanese Windsock

Dress Up Your Pet Day
Try this: ► Read Pets in the Classroom
Try this: ► Make a Pet House

JANUARY 15

Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Birthday, 1929
(for more, see Martin Luther King Jr. Day)
Try this: ► Make a box of crayons

Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a US holiday, marking the birthdate of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. It is observed on the third Monday of January each year, around the time of King’s birthday, January 15. ▼

Try this: ► A BOX OF CRAYONS
In honor of Martin Luther King Jr., create a classroom box of crayons to celebrate our differences and discover our similarities.

Hat Day
Try this: ► Make a Big Party Hat
Try this: ► Make an Easy Party Hat
Try this: ► Easter Bonnet

Strawberry Ice Cream Day

JANUARY 16

Appreciate a Dragon Day
Try this: ► Paint a Chinese Dragon

JANUARY 17

Benjamin Franklin’s Birthday, 1706
Try this: ► Paper Bag Kites
Try this: ► Japanese Windsock

Shari Lewis’ Birthday, 1934

Kid Inventor’s Day
Try this: ► STEM Activities

JANUARY 18

Winnie the Pooh Day (Pooh’s Creator A.A. Milne’s Birthday, 1882)
Try this: ► Make and Eat Nourishing Nibbles

JANUARY 19

Artist Paul Cezanne’s Birthday, 1839

Popcorn Day

Tin Can Day
Try this: ► Make a Tin Can Sculpture
Try this: ► Try Tin Can Painting for Two
Try this: ► Make a Tin Can Telephone

JANUARY 20

Penguin Awareness Day
Try this: ► Make a Penguin
Try this: ► Penguin Coloring Page

First Traffic Rules Published, 1900
Try this: ► Transportation Activities

Cheese Lovers Day

JANUARY 21

Hugging Day

Squirrel Appreciation Day

JANUARY 22

Celebrate Life Day

JANUARY 23

Handwriting Day

Artist Edouard Manet’s Birthday, 1832

Measure Your Feet Day
Try this: ► Make Footprint Chicks

JANUARY 24

John Marshall discovered gold in California, 1848
Try this: ► Pot of Gold Craft

Egg Nog Day

Peanut Butter Day
Try this: ► Make Peanut Butter Play Dough (but watch for allergies!)

JANUARY 25

Poet Robert Burns’ Birthday, 1759

Opposite Day
Try this: ► Inside Outside Drawings

JANUARY 26

Australia Day (Australia first settled, 1788)
Try this: ► Make a Didgeridoo
Try this: ► Make Australian Style Rhythm Sticks

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Birthday, 1756
Try this: ► Make Art to Music

JANUARY 27

National Geographic Society founded, 1888
Try this: ► National Geographic Puzzle Explorer

Chocolate Cake Day
Try this: ► Paint a cake like Wayne Thiebaud

Seed Swap Day

JANUARY 28

Artist Jackson Pollock’s Birthday, 1912
Try this: ► Action Painting

Kazoo Day

JANUARY 29

Corn Chip Day

Bubble Wrap Day

Puzzle Day
Try this: ► Puzzle Prints
Try this: ► Puzzle Tree
Try this: ► Puzzle Piece Picture Frame
Try this: ► Personal Puzzles
Try this: ► Puzzle Wreath

JANUARY 30

School Nurse Day
Try this: ► Make a craft for your school nurse

JANUARY 31

Inspire Your Heart With Art Day
Try this: ► You are in the right place! Find art lessons and activities here.

CELEBRATE ALL MONTH

January is…

Celebration of Life Month

Clean Up Your Computer Month

Creativity Month

Eye Care Month

High-Tech Month

Hobby Month

Mentoring Month

Oatmeal Month
Try this: ► Make oatmeal clay dough

Soup Month

Staying Healthy Month

Thank You Month

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