Madison’s only existing, historic log cabin was lifted off of its foundation on March 3, in preparation for its move to a storage lot on E. Washington Ave.
This winter weather has us thinking about our animals friends. What animals live in winter weather conditions? How do they keep warm? What do they eat? This week for Brain Builders, we’ll explore some facts about penguins and make our own penguin craft.
Sometimes the best things in life take a little time to create. In this two part project kids first create words or designs with glue and salt and then once those are dry they add color with paint and watch it blend and spread like magic!
You know what this winter needs? More ice skating penguins! This fun project is nifty to do and creates a delightful DIY toy. Materials needed: magnets popsicle stick hot glue … Continue reading
At Madison Children’s Museum, we believe in helping children to learn through play. We also believe in making the healing power of play available to every child in our community. So, for our send-off of 2020, we created an easily recognizable symbol: a big pumpkin with the words 2020 on it—and we tossed it off of our roof to shatter five stories down onto the surface of our former parking lot.
Welcome to a special Winter Wonder Week edition of Brain Builders with Heather. 2020 has been a long year…time to welcome 2021 in style! Grab an old pair of sunglasses … Continue reading
You don’t need a paintbrush to make beautiful artwork! Just using cotton balls, paint and the dip and dot method created this beautiful marbled paint effect.
Now that the sun is setting early we want to make the most of the daylight hours. You can make a beautiful suncatcher at home.
It’s disappointing not to be celebrating Baby’s First Halloween at the museum this year, but you can create some of the magic at home! Here are some of our favorite … Continue reading
Let’s move our bodies and get into the Halloween spirit! Make up your own dance by spelling your name or go from A-Z. Maybe you can make a family dance routine!
Now that the sun is setting earlier and Halloween is approaching, it’s fun to have a special night light or lantern in your home or in your room. Make a spooky lantern with directions on our blog!