Welcome to Blossom Kids! Enjoy our online repository of fun-ducation videos, crafts, and activities that explore the history of the National Cherry Blossom Festival, highlight DC, celebrate springtime, and more with the help of participating local organizations.
We’re always adding new activities, so keep checking back for the latest things to do at home during the festival or all year round! Scroll to the bottom of this page to explore more virtual youth programming from our partners at the National Park Service and Girl Scouts of Nation’s Capital.
Complete activities from any of our five categories including Arts & Crafts, Words & Numbers, Gift of Trees, Music & Performance, and Sports & Fitness. For each activity completed, you’ll earn a petal. Complete five activities in any one category to earn your first Blossom Badge!
Register or sign in (with the help of a parent) to keep track of your progress and start earning Blossom Badges!
Click on any category to start completing activities! A bright blossom with an icon means you’ve completed that category and earned a Blossom Badge.
Click on any activity to start collecting petals and earning Blossom Badges!
Asian Art at Home: Japanese Landscapes Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Cherry Blossom Painting for Kids Art House 7
Cherry Blossom Tree Coloring Page National Cherry Blossom Festival
Coffee Filter Blossom Emily Paluska
Color Our Collections: Japanese Woodblock Prints Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division
Fireworks Salt Art National Cherry Blossom Festival
JICC Tries It! Sakura Kirigami Japan Information and Culture Center
Origami Flower Craft with Ms. Victoria Ronald McDonald House
Paper Petals National Cherry Blossom Festival
Puppet-making Workshop with Puppeteer Sam Koji Hale Smithsonian’s National Museum of Asian Art
Recycled Blossom Art Beth Baldwin
Shaving Cream Fireworks Paintings National Cherry Blossom Festival
Tissue Paper Kite “Stained Glass” Carolyn Sewell
Join National Park Service, DC Arts & Humanities Collaborative, ad Girl Scouts of Nation’s Capital in these fun-for-all-ages activities!
Become a Bloomin’ Junior Ranger! Take a virtual walk around the Tidal Basin with a National Park Service ranger and friends. Learn all about the cherry trees, participate in at-home activities and learn how you can help protect the trees from our friends at the National Park Service.
Visit the online gallery featuring artwork from 200+ DC students depicting the theme “Home is Where the Blossoms Are” with an emphasis on Friendship, 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.