Kids’ Corner

Happy Earth Day!

And welcome to the Kids’ Corner at the virtually modified Ward World Championship! Starting April 22, 2021, and running all weekend long, join us for fun upcycled kids’ art projects! Share what you are doing for Earth Day and your art projects by tagging @wardmuseum in your social media posts or by emailing and we will share your art work on this page and on our social media! #WardWorldKidsCorner2021

The Ward World Championship is supported in part through a grant from the Worcester County Arts Council, and through the generosity of members and friends like you – thank you!

Here are the all the supplies you’ll need for each of the 4 crafts:

Recycled Milk Jug Bird

½ gal or 2 liter milk jug, cleaned, label free
Sharp, heavy-duty scissors
Permanent marker
Paints and paintbrush

Rocking Bird

Thin cardboard box like a cereal or frozen pizza box
6 ½” plate to make a circle (body)
2 ¾” cup to make a circle (head)
Glue or glue gun
Paint and paintbrush

Paper towel/TP Roll Swan

Empty paper towel or toilet paper roll
Marker or pencil
Glue gun
Paints and paintbrush

Corrugated Cardboard Owl

Corrugated cardboard
Glue gun or glue (if using glue you need rubber bands/elastics)
Buttons, beads, or something similar to use for eyes

For a 4” owl you will need the following cardboard:
• Body: (1) 2” x 45” strip of cardboard – you can use several shorter pieces (at least 6” long)
and join them together
• Head: (2) 2” x 20” strips of cardboard
• Wings: (2) 2” x 3 ½” piece of cardboard cut to form wings
• Beak: (1) 2” x 3 ½” piece of cardboard