Craft Supplies for June

June 1—Global Running Day

Sassy Shoelaces

  • Shoelaces in any color
  • Fabric paint or markers

June 2—Leave the Office Earlier Day

  1. Chris Sickels’ Secret Subway Car—download and print out from here or from the blog post
  2. Super Subway Car made from recycled items
  • Printable Subway Car template
  • Medium or large toothpaste box
  • Silver paint
  • Glue
  • Scissors

June 3—Repeat Day

Book Jacket Bookmark

  • Printable Book Jacket Bookmark template, available here and on the blog post
  • Colored pencils or markers
  • Poster board
  • Scissors
  • Glue

June 4—Hug Your Cat Day

Fishing for Playtime Cat Toy

  • Old or new child’s sock
  • Fiber Fill
  • Yarn or string
  • Fabric paint or markers
  • Small bell (optional)
  • Catnip (optional)

June 5—Hot Air Balloon Day

  • Hot Air Balloon Planter
  • Plastic or terra cotta pot
  • Wooden paddle ball paddle, available at toy or craft stores
  • Paint or markers
  • Paint brush
  • Dirt
  • Clay (optional)
  • Plant or seeds

June 6—Russian Language Day

Celebrate Russia Word Search

June 7—National Fishing and Boating Week title

Tackle the Tackle Box Game

  • Printable Tackle Box Board Template, 1 board per player, available here and on the blog post
  • Printable Tackle Box Game Cards, 1 set per player, available here and on the blog post
  • Colored Pencils, crayons or markers
  • 1 playing die
  • Scissors

June 8—Best Friends Day

Stuck on You Magnets and Picture Holder

For Magnets

  • To get you started, here’s a printable Best Friends Flowers Template, Best Friends Space Invaders Template, available here and on the blog post
  • Poster board
  • Large, 1 ½-inch clear glass stones (decorative fillers), available in craft stores
  • Markers or colored pencils OR find images online to print out
  • Medium to large flexible magnets, available in craft stores
  • Super glue
  • Toothpicks
  • Scissors

For Map Picture Holder

  • Use a mapping program to find a map of your town and your friend’s town
  • Poster board
  • Large, 1 ½-inch clear glass stones (decorative fillers), available in craft stores
  • Twine
  • Super Glue
  • Toothpicks        
  • Scissors
  • Heavy duty mounting squares

June 9—National Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Month

Fruit Snack Coloring Page

June 10—Pet Appreciation Week

June 11—World Doll Day

June 12—National Rivers Month

June 13—Sewing Machine Day

So You Like to Sew Word Search

June 14—Flag Day

June 15—Smile Power Day

June 16—Dump the Pump Day

Take a Stroll Puzzle

June 17—Flip-Flop Day

Flip-Flop Plant Holder

  • Child’s flip-flops with elastic heel straps
  • Buttons or charms
  • Small plastic, terra cotta, or ceramic solid-bottom pot
  • Small plant
  • Dirt
  • Hot glue gun
  • Heavy duty mounting strips
  • Small shovel or spoon

June 18—International Picnic Day

Match the Picnic Baskets Puzzle

June 19—Father’s Day

I Love Dad Building Blocks

  • Wooden blocks in various sizes, available from craft stores
  • Chalkboard paint in various colors
  • Paint brush
  • Chalk in various colors

June 20—American Eagle Day

June 21—World Music Day

June 22—Great Outdoors Month title

Personalized Painted Pail

  • Plastic or metal pail
  • Craft paint in various colors
  • Crystal Clear Acrylic Coating, for multi-surface use
  • Paint brush

June 23—Let It Go Day

Worry Buddy

  • Fleece or felt in different colors
  • Buttons, two larger in the same color and two smaller in a different color
  • Fiber fill
  • Fabric glue or thread
  • Paper

June 24—Take Your Dog to Work Day

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

June 25—National Catfish Fish Day

June 26—National Canoe Day

June 27—National Sunglasses Day

June 28—Paul Bunyan Day

Pancake Flip Out

June 29—Waffle Iron Day

June 30—Meteor Watch Day

Shooting Star and Spaceship Coloring Pages