Make Your Own Font

Play with letter design approaches and create your own alphabet!

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1 Choose My Schedule

2 Is This Activity For Me?

Tablet posing and thinking
Stick figures of varying sizes waving

My age is between 9 - 15

Yellow and blue gear

All experience levels are welcome.

Child and mother stick figure standing

I can do this independently.

An open book

All reading levels are welcome.

3 More About my Activity

If you love playing with letter design and font ideas, this Realtime is for you. Brainstorm in creative ways through collaborative approaches and fun activities. Learn about letter forms and use them for self expression.

4 What Materials Do I Need?

Paper, drawing supplies (pencils, pens, pencil crayons, markers, crayons.) Assorted sizes and lengths of sticks, tape and string. Brushes and paint (watercolor, tempura or acrylic.) Optional: simple stamps and stamp pads.

5 I learn useful skills too?

  • Communicating
  • Creative thinking
  • Positive personal identity & culture

6 My Guide!

I’m of German Canadian, Anishanaabe and Metis descent. I’m a practicing artist with over 20 years of exhibiting and selling paintings and drawings, painting murals and teaching art!

I’m a beginner surfer—I’m not very good at it, but every wave I drop is worth the hundreds of wipe outs.