Craft Supplies for May 16 – 22

May 16—National Biographer’s Day

Recipe Box Label and Recipe Cards


May 17—World Baking Day Activity

Festive Vanilla Cupcakes

Cupcake Ingredients

  • All-purpose flour 
  • Baking powder
  • Baking soda
  • Salt
  • Granulated sugar
  • Unsalted butter
  • Egg whites
  • Greek yogurt (or plain; or regular yogurt; or even sour cream)
  • Vanilla almond milk (or cow’s milk; or soy milk; or plain almond milk)
  • Pure vanilla extract seeds scraped from 1/2 split vanilla bean

 Vanilla Bean Frosting Ingredients

  • Unsalted butter
  • Confectioners sugar
  • Heavy cream
  • Vanilla extract seeds scraped from 1/2 split vanilla bean1
  • Salt


May 18—International Museum Day Activity

Peanut Butter – M & M Cookies


  • All purpose flour
  • Baking soda
  • Butter
  • Peanut butter
  • Light brown sugar
  • Granulated sugar
  • Egg,
  • Egg yolk
  • Vanilla
  • Cinnamon
  • Ground ginger
  • M & Ms
  • Chocolate chips (for extra chocolate)


May 19—Photography Month


May 20—Bike to Work Day


May 21—Get Caught Reading Month

Reading is Magic! Wand

  • Wooden dowel
  • Wooden ball with a hole
  • Paint in your favorite colors
  • Ribbon, jewels, or other material to decorate your wand
  • Glue gun or strong glue
  • Paintbrush


May 22—National Maritime Day