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Suggested At Home Activities From The Children's Creativity Museum


Created by Matt.Jorge, last updated 2020-07-25


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Marshmallow Models

Do you need a little more space in your home—maybe a new room? Build it out of marshmallows with this activity from the Lawrence Hall of Science!

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Action Figure

Do you like to make new friends? Try out this activity to make your own puppet with moving limbs from WGBH!

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Supercooled Water Drops

Is this summer heat melting your popsicle? Let’s experiment with ice using this fun supercooled water drops activity from the Exploratorium!

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Groovy Sounds

Looking for a new way to explore music with your young learner at home? Check out the Groovy Sounds activity for information on how to make a working phonograph with simple household items.

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Sunny Day Painting

Enjoy the sunny weather by painting a picture with water and watching it vanish before your eyes! Learn about evaporation while making some art.

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Sun Cookies

Make some cosmic cookies that are out of this world! First, learn about the different features of the sun by making an accurate sugar cookie model. Then, have fun eating your solar snack.

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Kaleidoscope

Try looking at the world through a different lens...or Kaleidoscope! What rainbow patterns and interesting sights will you discover with your DIY kaleidoscope?

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How To Make Hand Shadow Puppets

Put on a play with the actors you always have ready on hand…your hands! Shadow puppets are a fun way to tell your favorite stories wherever you are! Check out this guide to learn how to make all kinds of shadow puppet shapes!


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Nature Drawing

Next time you are safely and responsibly outside enjoying the warm weather, why not bring a journal to write about or draw what you notice? What will you discover this Spring and Summer? Check out the Nature Drawing activity!

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Art Cars

Use your imagination to design a wild and crazy car of the future! It could look like a flying saucer, a merry-go-round on wheels, or so many other silly shapes! Check out the activity Art Cars for more ideas and instructions on how to make your future dream car come alive

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Oobleck Experiment

It’s time for everyone’s favorite activity, DIY oobleck! This colorful, ooey-gooey experiment uses simple ingredients from your kitchen! Play with mixing different amounts of each ingredient and see what happens! Try the Oobleck Experiment activity today!


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Painting a Picture with Air

Creativity is messy, and that's okay! Get your hands dirty and create your masterpiece using unusual materials you can find lying about. Try the activity Painting a Picture with Air to explore even more unusual ways to create art.

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Buoyant Bubbles

Bubble bonanza! Make your own bubbles and see how long you can keep them in the air, all while learning about physics in this Bouyant Bubbles activity.

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Kitchen Jamboree

Do you need more music in your life? Try banging some pots and pans in the kitchen for some fun with Kitchen Jamboree.

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Make a Shaker

You're a superstar! It's a great day for singing, dancing, and making some music! Add some costumes for some extra fun. Try the Make a Shaker activity today!

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Homemade Rube Goldberg Machine

Wondering what to do at home with your little one today? Explore physics and build problem solving skills by making your own Rube Goldberg machine

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Peanut Butter and Jelly Robot

Do you think it's easy to make a sandwich? A computer programmer would tell you to think again! Have fun exploring the basics of computer programming in this fun and tasty analog activity

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Exploring Tools: Mitten Challenge

Looking for something fun to try with your Legos or toy bricks? Try the Mitten Challenge to learn first hand why it's important for scientists to have proper tools for the jobs that they're doing, especially when working with small materials.

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Straw Oboe: Two lips make sound

Explore vibration and sound by making your own oboe out of a straw!

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