Arts and Crafts

Our team is committed to providing meaningful life-long learning to adults in the community. Through our virtual arts and crafts programs, you have the opportunity to learn how to create fun, new projects at home.

 

Music with Margaret Series: Part 1

In this video, Margaret Danilovich, Senior Director of CJE SeniorLife's Leonard Schanfield Research Institute, presents a program of piano music for you to enjoy.

 

 

Music with Margaret Series: Part 2

In this video, Margaret Danilovich, Senior Director of CJE SeniorLife's Leonard Schanfield Research Institute, presents a program of piano music for you to enjoy.

 

Music with Margaret Series: Part 3

Enjoy a beautiful piano performance by soloist Margaret Danilovich, Senior Director of CJE SeniorLife's Leonard Schanfield Research Institute, as she plays classical music by Bach, Beethoven, Ravel and Chopin!

 

Yiddish Singalong With Mameloshn—Part 1

Enjoy a Yiddish singalong program with the Mameloshn Yiddish Song Group!

Songs used in this video

Lomir Alemen BaGrisn (In June we greet he Chosn un Kale, the Mechutonim, and the Gest, and Alemen)
Bulbes (Days of the week)
Zol Shoyn Kumen di Geule
Az der Rebbe Zingt
Tum Balalayka
Bay Mir Bistu Sheyn (To me you are beautiful!)
Geven di Tseit (Those were the Days)

 

Yiddish Singalong With Mameloshn—Part 2

Enjoy a Yiddish singalong program with the Mameloshn Yiddish Song Group!

Songs used in this video

Lomir Alemen BaGrisn  (In June we greet he Chosn un Kale, the Mechutonim, and the Gest, and Alemen)
Yiddl Mitn Fidl (The goat says “Meh” and the bird says “Gut morgn, a gut yor!”)
Arum dem Fayer (Around the campfire)
Shprayz Ikh Mir (Trying to buy a horse at the fair)
Zhankoye
Dona Dona (On a wagon bound for market, there’s a calf)
Lekhayim (To life!)

 

Yiddish Singalong With Mameloshn—Part 3

Enjoy a Yiddish singalong program with the Mameloshn Yiddish Song Group!

Songs used in this video

Lomir Alemen BaGrisn
Sholem Aleykhem
Oyfn Pripetchik
Take me out to the Ball Game (Yiddish + English)
God Bless America (Yiddish and English, Lyrics by Irving Berlin, Jewish song writer in 1918)
Levine  (Yiddish and English)
Alle Brider (We are all united)

 

Karaoke With Casey

Enjoy a musical performance by singer Casey Shipman from CJE SeniorLife’s Community Engagement team. In this video performance, she covers songs like Someone Like You and Hiding My Heart by Adele, Landslide by Fleetwood Mac, Can’t Help Falling in Love by Elvis, and Ev’ry Time We Say Goodbye by Etta James. Click here

 

An Introduction to Artsy Talks with Bri

Welcome to CJE's Adult Day Services virtual program! In this video, Briana Redding, CJE's Art Therapist, introduces "Artsy Talks With Bri," a new weekly live Zoom series for people with dementia and mild cognitive impairments as well as their care partners. This online program will be led by both Briana and CJE's Therapeutic Recreation Intern Tyler. "Artsy Talks with Bri" will cover a variety of artistic discussion topics as well as self-care projects. Together, we will discuss and analyze world-renowned artwork from the comfort of our homes! Along with art discussions, these virtual sessions will provide both CJE's Adult Day Services clients and their families with a safe, confidential, and fun space to explore ideas. From the tiny bedroom painting of Van Gogh to Andy Warhol the Pop Art Expert, we will virtually spark new ideas, artistic perspectives, and dialogue!

 

How To Make a Paper Flower with Recycled Items

Join Abby Maeir, CJE My Go-To Place Artist and Presenter, in making a paper flower using recycled items, glue, and acrylic paint. Abby walks you through the steps of turning empty toilet paper roles, yogurt containers, and paper plates into a bright and colorful art project!

 

How To Make Baked Oatmeal

Learn how to make delicious baked oatmeal with Tamara! This video will guide you through the quick and easy steps to create a delightfully yummy oatmeal breakfast, snack, or even sweet treat! Download recipe >>>

 

How to Make a Chocolate Mug Cake

Learn how to make a delicious chocolate cake in a mug! In this video, we’ll walk you through the quick and easy steps to create a delightfully yummy dessert in the microwave. Download recipe >>>

 

How To Sew a Fabric Wristlet Key Chain

Learn a simple but important technique while making a fabric wristlet key chain with Adam Lazar, CJE's Senior Graphic Designer. This easy project is a great way to use up all those small fabric scraps you've been saving. It also make a nice gift and a terrific way to keep track of your keys!
Download a free printable instruction sheet >>>

 

How To Sew a Simple Shopping Tote

Learn how to sew a shopping tote using two half-yard pieces of fabric with Adam Lazar, CJE's Senior Graphic Designer. Download a free printable instruction sheet and simple sewing pattern >>>

 

How To Sew a Drawstring Bag

Learn how to sew a drawstring bag with Adam Lazar, CJE’s Senior Graphic Designer! In this video, he’ll walk you through the steps to make a simple, fashionable and handy drawstring bag you can use to store or tote items in style! Tools, tips, and tricks are shared along the way.

 

Sewing a Fabric Basket Using Felt

In this video, Adam Lazar will show you how to sew a fabric basket using felt! Felt provides a range of saturated colors, allows for exposed seams and provides structure and flexibility. Tools, tips and tricks are shared along the way. You’ll want to sew many more for your home or office by the time you’ve finished learning with us!

 

How To Sew a Lumbar Pillow

Learn how to sew a lumbar pillow with Adam Lazar! He’ll walk you through the steps to make an envelope closure and French seams while making a useful and sharp looking pillow for your home! Tools, tips, and tricks are shared along the way.