Watch this special message from Chase to hear how completing your first Blossom Badge helps plant a tree!
Enjoy an online repository of fun-ducation videos, crafts, and activities in 5 categories that explore the history of the National Cherry Blossom Festival, highlight DC, celebrate springtime, and more with the help of participating local organizations.
- – Arts & Crafts
- – Music & Performance
- – Sports & Fitness
- – Words & Numbers
- – The Gift of Trees
New activities will continue to be added to this page, so keep checking back for the latest things to do at home. Most of the content on this page will remain available through the year. Scroll to the bottom of the page to explore more virtual Youth Programming including the National Cherry Blossom Festival’s Student Art Showcase, the National Park Service’s Bloomin’ Junior Ranger Program, and the Girl Scouts of Nation’s Capital’s Gift of Trees Patch Program.
Grab your first Blossom Badge
In addition to helping you save money, giving back to the community is an important part of Chase’s mission. As you complete the videos and activities, you will help plant and maintain the precious cherry blossom trees in Washington, DC. For the first 30 children who complete a Blossom Badge, Chase will plant a cherry blossom tree on their behalf.
Activity 1: Coloring Page
Activity 2: Color Our Collections: Japanese Woodblock Prints (Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division)
Activity 3: Asian Art at Home: Japanese Landscapes (Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery)
Activity 5: Cherry Blossom Painting for Kids (Art House 7)
Activity 6: JICC Tries It! Sakura Kirigami (Japan Information and Culture Center)
Activity 8: Paper Petals
Activity 9: Tissue Paper Kite “Stained Glass” (Carolyn Sewell)
Activity 10: Coffee Filter Blossom (Emily Paluska)
Activity 11: Recycled Blossom Art (Beth Baldwin)
Activity 12: Fireworks Salt Art
Activity 13: Shaving Cream Fireworks Paintings
Let National Park Service show you the ropes to the cherry trees!
View artwork in an online gallery from over 200 DC students depicting the theme “Home is Where the Blossoms Are” with an emphasis on Friendship. This program is produced in collaboration with DC Arts & Humanities Education Collaborative and presented by Chase.
Developed in partnership with Girl Scouts of Nation’s Capital and the National Cherry Blossom Festival, this patch program commemorates the gift of the cherry trees and the enduring friendship between the United States and Japan.