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Expressive Arts Projects

Cake decorating tip with pink frosting

Cake Decorating

Creativity can be a piece of cake! Through this project you will learn the skills to start making cakes for parties and events. It starts with knowing the basics like simple borders, decorations, and cake molds.

Pink and white yarn with crocket needle on green background


A sweater, an afghan and a hat are all things that can be crocheted. It’s an easy, relaxing art of yarn and crochet hooks that can become an interest that travels with you.

Blue denim vest pieces being pinned together

Fabric & Fashion

In Fabric and Fashion, you can learn basics like sewing a shirt or putting a zipper on a pair of pants. The advanced units will also teach you how to take the design of your choice and customize it for the perfect look, color and fit.

Girl painting white wall with green paint.

Interior Design

Being an interior designer is all about making a house a home. But what about just starting in your room? Can you select colors, textures and accessories that will show off your personal style and enable you to take care of your room?

Green and beige yarn on knitting needles


Knitting isn’t just for when you are sitting in front of a warm fire, it is a hobby you can take with you! Knitting is a wonderful craft to learn and it can be taken anywhere. In the knitting project, you will learn knitting techniques and tips.

Multi-colored leather pieces on table with tools.


In this project, you can learn the construction of small leather articles involving carving, stamping and lacing. You can start with simple articles, such as a coaster and learn the skills to advance methods of decorating leather such as filigree and figure carving.

Boy holding camera and taking pictures of grass.


Capture important moments, communicate your perspective and show how life appears through your lens with photography. Learn about cameras, lighting, and digital or film media so you can be ready when you find that great shot.

Stacked pieces of quilting fabric with rotary cutting tool.


Have you ever wondered the history of a quilt in a museum or one hanging on a wall in your house? This project is designed to help you learn about quilts and gain a deeper appreciation of the art of quilt making.

Pink and yellow ropes tied together in a knot.


Learn about knots, hitches and bends in the ropecraft project. Did you know there are 14 basic skills that can be used in many activities and situations from sailing and climbing to working with animals and decorating.

Eight paint brushes of various sizes with different colored paints.

Visual Arts

Do you want to express yourself, be creative, or make an impression? Cutting and pasting, painting, sculpting, drawing, printing, preserving memories and construction with fibers and other materials are all exciting hands-on activities in the visual arts project.



What's it all about? Joining metal together can be a skill that can help you to repair or create items needed for work. In addition, metal can be joined to create amazing art pieces.

Boy building a wooden bench.


Have you ever wanted to make something with wood? This project is an opportunity for you to create and construct items using wood and woodworking tools.

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