4 tips for writing poetry

4 tips for writing poetry

It’s International Children’s Book Day. So why are we suggesting poetry? This special day is tied to Hans Christian Andersen (click link to read short biography), who was not only known as a children’s book and fairytale writer, but also a poet. So we asked local...
Making marble paper

Making marble paper

If you’re interested in creating some totally unique drawing paper that’s simple and a little messy, this is the craft for you. Follow along with the video below to learn how to create your own colorful marbled paper using a few supplies you probably already have...
There’s Fireworks in Your Milk

There’s Fireworks in Your Milk

Change up your morning routine on April Fools’ Day with a little colorful fun. This experiment with milk will be a blast for your kids! And they can get a mini science lesson about surface tension and liquids, should you please. You can do this before they come...
Desert Writing Activity

Desert Writing Activity

Have you ever seen a cactus that looks like a person? Do you ever wonder if the plants come alive at night? What would the cacti do at night? While the weather is great for searching for saguaros near you (keeping social distancing in mind), you can also get on your...
Artful Play! Try building a House of Cards

Artful Play! Try building a House of Cards

We’re sharing a popular activity from a past exhibition, Artful Play! Games & Toys. In this exhibition, many types of games and toys were featured among the artworks. Among them: Building a house of cards! Have you ever built a house of cards? Cards aren’t...