IH – September 22: Papier-Mache

An accessible goal? Haha – reference It’s mess week! We’re doing papier-mache, using the basic paper-glue concoction to craft masks. Annie is buying a stack of masks for us to use, so bring cash to reimburse her. (Maybe $3-5/kid? Price tbd…). We need newspaper for this project! We’ll also need cardboard for building out the …

IH – September 15: Motors + Loose Parts

We’re all about Rube Goldberg basics. This week we’ll explore simple machines or setting up reactions with whatever loose parts we can assemble. We’re looking, in particular, for rope, marbles, pulleys, wheels, battery-run motors + misc pieces for building/exploring motion physics (see link, link). Side note: this OK GO! video is awesome and showcases a TON …

IH – September 8: Leaf Rubbings + Object Stencils

This week we’ll make some artwork using nature elements we find onsite. Leaf, bark + rock rubbings are only part of what we can make using textures + natural objects. Crushed berries or mud mixed with water make “paints,” too. We’ll generally explore the intersection of art and nature with any objects we find and …

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