Want to get creative at home? Every CPL location has a limited number of grab and go kits for you to take home to help you complete your Sound Off Pick 4 card.
Art can be a great stepping stone into activism. Check out community artist Kate DeCiccio for some inspiration or learn about political art and its history. Then get started with these kit ideas. Can't make it in to your local branch? You can replicate most of the kits with items around the house.
Want to express how you’re feeling and what you’re doing during this time? Use time stuck at home to record your experiences in a journal.
- Keep track of your songwriting with this set-up.
- Get started with bullet journaling.
- Learn more specifics on how to organize your bullet journal.
Water Color Kit
Water colors are a great way to unleash your inner artist. Find tips and tricks with these links:
- Learn some new color blending and painting techniques with Watercolor Pen Textures and Tricks
- 16 Watercolor Brush Pen Techniques to try in 2020
- Easy DIY Taped Watercolor
- 25 water color artists to draw inspiration from
Learn to play some classic card games with these links:
- Learn Hearts
- Learn Rummy 500
- Learn Spades
- Create your own games and stories with these themes and storylines.
The possibilities for expression are endless with scratch art. Use it to create protest signs or works of art.
- Get inspired by these scratch-out artists
- Make your own scratch-out paper at home using crayons, black acrylic paint and paper.
Origami is a great way to create works of art with just paper and time (and patience).
- This teen has some great origami tutorials. We suggest starting with the origami heart and working your way into other designs
- Music Sheets for Origami
Tag what you make with #SoundOff or DM us @youmediachicago so we can share your works of art and activism!
If you want additional instructions for the kits, email email@example.com for more details.