Add To Favorites
Explore celebrations across the globe! Capture a celebratory moment of your own by designing a colorful fabric banner!
What is a celebration? Why do we celebrate things? A celebration is a way of observing and honoring a notable event or occasion in a way that is outside one’s usual routine. Birthday parties, holiday dinners, and parades are all examples of celebrations! What celebrations can you name? Can you think of something you celebrated that was unique to your family or friends?
Countries all over the world celebrate important events with special rituals and traditions. Do some research to discover a few holidays from around the globe that you find interesting and unique, such as the Middle Eastern holiday called No Ruz! What is distinctive about the holidays you find?
Think about an occasion in your life that you would like to celebrate. Perhaps you earned an “A” on your last science test or went skateboarding for the first time without falling down! Decide what you would do to celebrate such an event and create a fabric banner to hang during your celebration! Get inspiration from the holidays around the world you discovered in your research.
On a large piece of 100% cotton fabric, draw colorful symbols, designs, and phrases to represent the event you want to celebrate with Crayola® Bright Fabric Markers! Place a piece of paper underneath the drawing area to prevent bleed through. Draw your designs, making sure you saturated the cloth. Use several layers of marker for the brightest, boldest colors!
Stain Advisement: Fabric markers are permanent on clothing and contain colorants that may stain household surfaces. Wear a smock to protect clothing and cover your work surface. Recap markers as soon as possible and store in a horizontal position. Do not shake markers.
When you are finished, ask an adult to iron your design. Set iron on cotton setting and iron on the reverse side using a back and forth motion for 4 minutes. Or place garment in the dryer for 30 minutes on the hottest setting. This will fix the color to the fabric.
Let's make something!
Update the handprint! Don’t just trace a hand; create a modern handprint design for Mom or Dad to hang on the wall.
Add To Favorites
Showcase sea glass pieces in a pretty pendant for a perfect Mother’s Day gift.
Turn your favorite thing into a backpack pal! Make one for yourself and give one to a friend.
Be creative and put your special touch on a personal notecard for family and friends.
Need a Mother’s Day gift? Make a keychain Mom will love to carry around with her every day.
Show your love of reading with this handmade bookmark! Mark your place in a favorite book or give it as a gift to a spec
Get inspired by the sweet-smelling scents and rich colors of Crayola® Power Lines Washable Markers with Scents and write
Contribute to your holiday festivities with beautifully decorated dreidel.