Crayola Creativity Week kicks off on Jan. 23. | Source: Crayola/The Toy Insider

Crayola Education is starting off the new year with a star-studded weeklong event to harness the limitless creativity of today’s youth across the globe.

From Jan. 23-29, Crayola Creativity Week will give educators and parents free access to an abundance of celebrity-led video lessons and educational resources to promote the power of imagination and show their students how thinking outside the box can lead to an unbelievable future. So far, more than 18,000 schools have signed up for the event, bringing Crayola’s lessons to 2,500 kids across 59 countries. 

The schedule for Crayola Creativity Week | Source: Crayola

Crayola Creativity Week brings seven days of inspiring, half-hour video demonstrations led by some of the most buzzed-about celebrities and innovators like Tony Award-winning actress Ali Stroker, Run DMC founder Darryl McDaniels, and many more. Kids will spark their creativity through hands-on activities focusing on areas like literacy, visual arts, and dance. Along with fostering their artistic side, students will learn the world of opportunities STEM education can unlock from some of NASA‘s brightest minds.

Crayola is also hosting a worldwide livestream to showcase the celebrations from coast to coast, featuring special appearances from Lye, Lye Crocodile star Lyric Hurd and US figure skating Olympian Nathan Chen. 

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By registering for the program, educators and parents receive full access to valuable educational resources like Thinking Sheets to accompany each video lesson. To top it all off, one lucky student will get the opportunity to have their creations featured in a Kidz Bop music video!

Educators can bring Crayola Creative Week to their classrooms by signing up on Crayola’s website

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Omar Letson

Omar Letson

Omar is an editorial intern at Adventure Media & Events, writing content for The Pop Insider, The Toy Insider, and The Toy Book. Attending the Savannah College of Art and Design, he plans to pursue a career in magazine journalism. Previously, Omar interned for entertainment news website TV-Tea and for Spitfire Strategies, a public interest communications firm. His favorite TV shows are RuPaul’s Drag Race, Absolutely Fabulous, and WandaVision.

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