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Make Your Own Sculpture Dough
In this activity on page 7 of the PDF, learners follow a recipe to make a dough similar to the clay artists use to make sculptures.
In this two-day activity (on pages 16-22), learners use a process like that of the Yoruba people of Nigeria to create an African symbol on cloth.
Magic Wand CreationsAdd to list Details
This is an activity in which learners create magic wands from a variety of materials making their choices by considering what kind of magic they want to make.
Soap-Film PaintingAdd to list Details
Make a big canvas of iridescent color with pvc pipe! In this Exploratorium Science Snack, you'll need to cut and assemble some PVC pipe, but the pay-off, the soap-bubble canvas, is big.
Make a Totem PoleAdd to list Details
In this activity (on page 2 of PDF), learners make their own totem poles out of recycled materials.
Floating Dry Erase CreationsAdd to list Details
In this activity, learners will create a drawing with dry erase markers and watch it come to life. Learners will explore chemistry, art and storytelling through this activity.
Clay ExplorationAdd to list Details
In this activity, learners explore the possibilities of clay as a natural material.
Jacques Cousteau in SeashellsAdd to list Details
Up close, an array of dots could look random, but take a step back, and an image forms. By tracing over an image, learners can create their own dot based image.
Spinning BlackboardAdd to list Details
Create beautiful spirals by drawing a straight line. This sounds crazy, but you can with a turntable (a record player or lazy susan), paper, and pen.
Density Rainbow and the Great Viscosity Race
Learners conduct two activities to investigate two properties of liquids: density and viscosity. In a clear container, learners stack 7 different liquids which will layer according to their density.
Paper Folding: Unfurling Geometric Paper Shapes
Use geometry, a ruler, and a steady hand to create these amazing unfurling paper folds!
Wet ArtAdd to list Details
In this activity (located on page 10 of the PDF), learners explore the properties of spraying and dripping water, while making art.
Body BiographiesAdd to list Details
In this activity, learners will learn about a person they admire (famous, family or otherwise) or even themselves and create a life-sized silhouette.
Shape StampingAdd to list Details
In this activity, learners will explore two-dimensional shapes that are found in three-dimensional shapes. Learners will explore geometry, design, color and tool use through this activity.
Finger KnittingAdd to list Details
In this activity, learners will learn how to knit using only their hands. Learners will explore patterns and fabrication as well as develop fine motor skills and patience through this activity.
In this activity, learners will "paint" their own crystal artwork by creating a picture with a super saturated salt solution.
Nature of Dye
"Nature of Dye" allows participants to create their own dyes and art while exploring how chemicals interact and how these interactions can have real-world applications.
Puppet PlayAdd to list Details
In this activity, learners will make a marionette puppet and put on a show. Learners will explore color, design, fabrication and storytelling through this activity.
Floating Head Cup
In this activity, learners watch a figure "magically" float up through the air.
Math and Creativity Posters
These math posters have questions written on them, such as: How many colors can you name in a minute? or How many seconds can you balance on one foot?