Create Storytelling Stones

Create Storytelling Stones

One storytelling tradition includes using painted stones as inspiration for oral storytelling. Students can create their own scenery and painted stones to help them tell familiar tales or stories of their own creation. This activity can be paired with a story or song...
Mesa Recycles: Finger Puppets

Mesa Recycles: Finger Puppets

From our archives… Get creative and make a pipe cleaner finger puppets to help you tell a story! This activity is from our friends at Mesa Recycles, and it fits perfectly with our Art of the Story exhibition. You’ll want to tap into your imagination to put on...
Messy Creations: 3 ways to paint

Messy Creations: 3 ways to paint

Let’s get creative! Check out these three activities – from our Messy Creations series – designed for your little ones to paint at home without needing a paintbrush or even paint! Since these art exploration activities will be done at your home, grab some...
Messy Creations: Marbling

Messy Creations: Marbling

Got shaving cream and food coloring? Then you can paint another way: By marbling! This activity comes from our Messy Creations series. Be sure to set down some newspaper or a covering for your table to avoid getting too messy. Smocks or old T-shirts are great for...
Museum update – May 2020

Museum update – May 2020

Hello Friends, Thank you for your ongoing support during our temporary closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We know families are seeking to return to the normal we once knew. We do, too. You may be wondering when we will be opening again for creative experiences, as...
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