Building storytelling skils

Building storytelling skils

Did you know both viewing art and playing with puppets are great ways to encourage your child to tell a story? The puppet theater – recently added to our HUB Gallery – provides a great space for kids of all ages to tap into their imaginations take them to new places....
Create some fireworks this summer

Create some fireworks this summer

We can’t believe 4th of July is around the corner. Let’s make some colorful fireworks to get into the holiday spirit. First, let make fireworks with paint and paper tubes. We’ve shared this activity in past Messy Creations classes, and it’s...
Storytelling ideas

Storytelling ideas

We’re so thankful for all the families that came to see the i.d.e.a. Museum’s Art of the Story exhibition, which ended on Sunday (June 13). Keep the storytelling activities going at home this summer to help your little ones build vocabulary, nurture imagination and...
Create a playground

Create a playground

The i.d.e.a. Museum Gallery Educators create a number of upcycle challenges for kids of all ages in our Junkyard Jungle space. More about the space below. The upcycle challenge aims to get kids of all ages to think out of the box as they create using recycled...
Mother’s Day craft ideas

Mother’s Day craft ideas

Mother’s Day is coming up on Sunday, May 9. We have a few ideas for unique, creative gifts from our iArt archives. An adult may need to assist your little ones with some of these creative activities, so enlist someone who can keep mom’s gift a secret....
Family Friday 2021

Family Friday 2021

Family fun and engagement helps to support, encourage and inspire early learning for children. At the i.d.e.a. Museum, we support families as a child’s first and most important teacher! For Week of the Young Child, we have a few in-person activities in our HUB Gallery...
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