Get Your Craft Online
Crafts with kids
Craft books always available on Hoopla Digital
Organic Crafts by Kimberly Monaghan; Scrapbook Starters by Tracy Nelson Mauer; Haz un Dragon by Conni Medina; Paper Airplanes by Jenny Fretland Vanvoorst
How to Bake a Cake by Anastasia Stuen; Earth-Friendly Math Crafts by Veronica Thompson
Maker Lab 28 Super Cool Projects by Jack Challoner; I Can Knit by Edie Eckman; Stitch Camp by Nicole Blum
Be the Change by Eunice Moyle; Girls’ Home Spa Lab by Maya Pagan
Other online activities for kids from the community:
Art Association of Jackson Hole
The Art Association is offering free video craft tutorials and activity ideas, brought to you by their talented Youth Studio Director and Manager, Frances and Ally. They also have a free list of art resources from all over the web. You can also purchase Youth and Adult Art 2 Go Kits, which feature age appropriate art activities, and the supplies you’ll need to do them! Youth Kits must be purchased by 2pm Thursday, and can be picked up between 10-11am on Mondays. Adult kits can be picked up Mondays & Wednesdays between 10-11am, and must be purchased by 5pm the night before. Crafts, activities, education, parent resources, 0-2 yrs, 3-5 yrs, K-2nd, 3rd-5th, Middle school, High school
Jackson Hole Historical Society
The Historical Society wants to create a snapshot in time of Jackson Hole and our resilient community. They are collecting written stories, journal entries, letters, pictures, photos, and videos; anything that will tell a story about what has changed in your lives and your family’s lives due to COVID-19, the good and the bad. Please share a story now if the time is right for you, or revisit later to add your experiences. Activities, education, 0-2 yrs, 3-5 yrs, K-2nd, 3rd-5th, Middle school, High school
Girls Actively Participating! (GAP!)
GAP! is creating a Weekly Activity Update, which provides creative activities, mindfulness, self-care, resources for parents, and more. Each week they post a large number of links, with everything from TED Talks to meditations, to craft activities, and everything in between. Updated every Tuesday.
Crafts, activities, education, parent resources, K-2nd, 3rd-5th, Middle school, High school
Grand Teton National Park
The GTNP website has a wide array of educational resources like photos, video tours, lessons, webcams, and more. While the park is closed we can still learn about it safely from home. Kids may especially enjoy the “Photos & Multimedia” page, which features photos, videos, and webcams, as well as the Kids & Youth section where they can find fun activities just for kids.
Activities, education, virtual events, 3-5 yrs, K-2nd, 3rd-5th, Middle School, High School
Jackson Hole Children’s Museum
The JH Children’s Museum is helping you play, create, explore, and discover at home with their weekly videos, activities, and programming. Nearly every day of the week they post craft videos, science activities, read-alouds, sensory activities, parenting resources, and more. Click the link above for the current week’s resources, and you can find all of their resources archived here: https://www.jhchildrensmuseum.org/archived_programs.
Crafts, activities, classes, education, parent resources, virtual events, story time, 0-2 yrs, 3-5 yrs, K-2nd, 3rd-5th, Middle school
Jackson Hole Land Trust
The Land Trust will unveil a new theme about the natural world every two weeks, with fun learning activities for kids and adults. Open Space Adventures features videos with information, activities, and crafts for kids to do at home or safely outdoors. Children’s activities shared every Monday and Wednesday. Every Thursday through June, join JHLT at 4 pm for virtual happy hours alternating between educational panels and trivia. Kids are welcome at these happy hours, though subject matter will be geared towards adults. However, trivia will be based on the previous week’s happy hour info, so your kiddos may surprise you with what they remember!
Crafts, activities, education, parent resources, virtual events, K-2nd, 3rd-5th, Middle School, High school
Off Square Theatre Company
Even though we need to be physically distant right now we can still learn and grow together. Join Off Square Theatre Company for this series of live virtual classes free of charge and keep theatre live! Off Square Theatre Company is offering virtual classes for a variety of age groups. Class descriptions and appropriate ages can be found at the link.
Activities, classes, parent resources, virtual events, 3rd-5th, Middle school, High school
Teton Raptor Center
Teton Raptor Center’s website features coloring pages, crafts, activities, and informational resources that kids can enjoy from home or safely outdoors. Families can learn about many different animals (including, of course, raptors), and other information about the environment.
Crafts, activities, education, parent resources, 0-2 yrs, 3-5 yrs, K-2nd, 3rd-5th, Middle school