Coronavirus Resources: Get Outdoors with These Family Art Activities

Jes Strom's children work on a chalk art project during the coronavirus pandemic.
Eden Prairie Art Center arts and events supervisor Jes Strom provides some projects for enjoying the outdoors during coronavirus quarantine.

Jes Schrom, arts and events supervisor at the Eden Prairie Art Center, provides a list of outdoor art activities to keep the family entertained during this time of social distancing.

"These are kid/family oriented and I’ve been doing them with my family to keep us active during this tough time," she says.

Please note that the Centers for Disease Control recommends you avoid social gatherings and keep 6 feet of distance from other people when outdoors. If you choose to engage in the following activities, please follow all relevant guidelines from the CDC and other authorities.

Related: Southwest Metro Coronavirus Resource Guide

Outdoor Scavenger Hunt

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Chalk Art

Inspire all the people walking past your house with a beautiful and easy design for kids of all ages

It’s even easier to do if you make recycled chalk paint from those broken bits of sidewalk chalk

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Nature Art

Painting with Nature

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Squirt Painting 

Nature Mobile or Bird Feeder