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Creative Arts

Playdough Recipe

How to Make Playdough
Looking for something to do with the kids? Here’s our recipe for homemade playdough. Tested and approved by our very own staff member Mary S. and her kids!

We’re kicking things off with a Storytime with Miss Bari, featuring Three Billy Goats Gruff!

Forced Perspective Photos
Here’s something you can try with kids, neighbors, or housemates: forced perspective photos! Photos by staff member Anna T. and her kids. Here are some tips on how to create your own!

Paper Cut-Outs
Have you ever played with paper dolls? This is sort of a modern twist. Use patterns and colors in your environment with these fashionable paper cut-outs! Paper Cut-Out Templates

Printing with Recycled Styrofoam
This project is great for making cards to mail to loved ones! Tested and approved by staff member Elaine O. Instructions

T-Shirt Tote
DIY, but make it fashion! No-Sew T-Shirt Tote Bag from staff member Cathy C. Instructions

Bunny Craft
Hoppy Spring! Here’s a craft from staff member Anna T. that you can do with your much-coveted TP rolls.

Crossword: All Across Henrico
Here’s a Henrico Parks crossword puzzle from staff member Andy C.! Think you can complete it without consulting the answer key? Download a print-friendly version

Show this to your kids at your own risk! Here’s how to make a miniature catapult from a few household & common craft items by our very creative programmer, Mary S.! Watch video

This is called an agamograph, named for Israeli sculptor and optical artist Yaacov Agam. Here’s one you can try at home from staff member Katie J.!

Here’s a creative combo – a craft with aluminum foil and marshmallows! From staff member Sheila C.

Send a thank you to a community hero, like an essential worker, or a loved one with these card designs by staff member Katie J. Print-friendly version

Shared Links

Additional content we’ve found online that you may enjoy!

Coloring Pages:
1,500+ free adult coloring pages
Adobe coloring pages

Free Performances:
Watch a free play every week through the UK’s National Theatre.

Art Projects:
A mess-free craft for little ones to paint their own Earth!


Contact Us

Recreation and Parks

Physical Address
6800 Staples Mill Road
Henrico, VA 23228

(804) 501-7275
Inclement Weather Hotline
(804) 501-5132

(804) 501-5284


Mailing Address
P. O. Box 90775
Henrico, VA 23273-0775

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