August 16 – Fizzing Chalk Paint + Popsicles

Did you know painting can be tactile and interactive? Well, it can with fizzing paint. We’re going to make paintable sidewalk chalk that can be “activated” when sprayed with vinegar. It will get messy, but we have a whole parking lot to cover! It’s the same baking-soda-and-vinegar science experiment they’ve been doing for years, just …

August 9 – Slime Science

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July 26 – Water Play

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July 19 – Paper Hats + Masks

Good morning! We’re planning to meet just as last week, but with a few considerations: more blankets! legit activities! Please ask your kids what topic they’d like to explore with everyone. A little background prep so we can discuss these as a group and decide on next week, maybe a bit beyond, depending on the …

March 4 – Beeswax Candles + Chili Bar

This week, we’re hand dipping some beeswax candles! Should be very exciting and probably a bit messy. We’ll cover the tables with newspaper. If you have some, please bring it so we can spread out. Tutorials for this project are here and there’s a video here for prize-winning technique – you know, for when we …

February 12 – Physical Fractions + Symmetry

We can make these paper plate fractions from here. More ideas for fractions here. Less a lesson than a way to interest kids in math all around us, we’re digging into basic concepts in physical ways. If you have a baking project or a manipulative to share, please bring it. The more ways to explore, …

December 11 – Pioneer Morning + PM Theatre

We’re power-free this morning! Just for the two hours before lunch, never fear. We’ll use this time to craft a yarn doll, practice whittling and take turns stringing popcorn on twine by candlelight. If anyone wants to make + write with berry ink, or any other pioneer-type craft or game, please bring the supplies (or …

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