Craft Supplies for July

July 1—International Joke Day

Elephants Never Forget a Joke Mask

  • Printable Elephant Mask
  • Colored pencils, crayons, or markers
  • String, elastic band, or craft stick
  • Scissors

July 2—I Forgot Day

July 3—Compliment Your Mirror Day

Printable Mirror, Mirror, What Shall I Wear? Word Search puzzle and Solution, available here and on the blog.

July 4—Independence Day 

July 5—National Culinary Arts Month

Don’t Whisk Losing Your Page Bookmark

July 6—National Fried Chicken Day

Turn Over a New Chicken Room Decor

  • Printable Comb and Scarf Template
  • Long-handled wooded turner, available in kitchen supply stores or departments
  • Red felt
  • Yellow bankable clay
  • Fabric, 12 inches by 12 inches square
  • A small piece of white felt or fleece (optional)
  • White paint (or any color you would like)
  • Black marker
  • Fabric glue
  • Glue gun
  • Paint brush

July 7—Tell the Truth Day 

Wolf and Pig Dot-to-Dot Coloring Pages, available here and on the blog post

July 8—Cow Appreciation Day

July 9—National Sugar Cookie Day 

July 10—Don’t Step on a Bee Day

July 11—World Population Day

July 12—National Blueberry Day

July 13—National Culinary Arts Month title

CD (Compact Doughnut) Banner Decoration

  • Unused CDs, as many as you need to make the banner the length you want
  • Craft paint in tan, black, pink, yellow, white (or any colors you want for the doughnut and the icing)
  • Small beads for sprinkles
  • Ribbon, any color and length you want
  • Fine-tip markers in bright colors
  • Glue
  • Glue dots (optional)
  • Scissors
  • Paint brush

July 14—Shark Awareness Day

July 15—National Ice Cream Month title

July 16—World Snake Day

July 17—National Tattoo Day

July 18—Get Out of the Doghouse Day

Pin the Expression on the Bear

July 19—National Zookeepers Week title

July 20—National Moon Day

July 21—Culinary Month title

Wooden Spoon Microphone

  • Long-handled wooden spoon
  • Black craft paint
  • Silver craft paint     
  • Black permanent marker

July 22—National Hammock Day

July 23—National Day of the Cowboy

Printable Best Durn Tootin’ Coloring Pages, available here and on the blog post

July 24—Amelia Earhart Day

Make Your Own Biplane

  • Travel-size toothpaste box
  • 3 Long, wide craft sticks,
  • 2 Short “popsicle” sticks
  • 5 Round toothpicks, with points cut off
  • Paint in whatever colors you like for your design
  • 4 small buttons or flat beads
  • Paint brushes
  • Strong glue or glue gun

July 25—Culinarian’s Day

Embrace Your Inner Dumpling Plush

  • Square piece of cloth in any fabric and color. Size of plush depends on size of cloth (the plushes shown are made from 18”-square cotton fabric)
  • Poly fill (the plushes shown use about 1 1/8 ounces of fill)
  • White cloth for eyes and mouth
  • Twine or string

Fabric glue

July 26—Park and Recreation Day

July 27—Dog Days of Summer

Spool Puppy

  • Printable Ears and Nose Template
  • 2-inch round wooden spool, available at craft stores
  • 1 skein of yarn in the color you choose. Yardage needed will depend on the thickness of the yarn.
  • Felt
  • Craft paint
  • Paint brush
  • Fabric or strong glue
  • Thin gauge wire
  • Dowel or pencil to wrap wire around to make glasses

July 28—Culinary Arts Month title

Grandma’s Cake

  • 1 stick unsalted butter, softened, plus a little to grease cake pan.
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3 large eggs at room temperature
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 3 mixing bowls
  • A 7-inch diameter, deep cake pan

July 29—International Tiger Day

July 30—International Day of Friendship

Best Friends Coloring Pages

July 31—Uncommon Instruments Awareness Day

Use recycled materials and your imagination to create your own musical instruments!