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!
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.
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!
October is a great time to try out some classic science experiments with a Halloween twist! You can make some Boo Bombs out of items in your kitchen.
October is a perfect month for a froggy friend! Make your frog (or monster, or dragon!) and practice controlling your breath as you play.
Looking for a new way to get up and moving as well as get kids minds active and learning? Try a scavenger hunt!
Do you find the idea of doing a science experiment intimidating? Does S.T.E.M scare you? Never fear! “Doing science” with young children doesn’t need to be complicated and you have plenty of materials right in your home. This week’s Brain Builder is a classic science experiment: Sink or Float
Looking for another way to keep cool this summer? Give “Meltasaurus” a try! Meltasaurus is one of our most popular activities for younger children at the museum and now you can try them at home!
Older babies and toddlers love to touch, feel, and explore. You can make a sensory board with items you have in your home. You’ll need a piece of cardboard, a hot glue gun, and some creativity.
by Taylor Flesch, marketing supervisor & membership assistant In honor of Pride Month, Taylor, who you might have met behind the front desk at Madison Children’s Museum, brings us a … Continue reading
Reading poetry with kids is a great Brain Builder. After reading “Band-Aids” by Shel Silverstein try using some old wrapping paper to trace your child. Then read the poem again and identify all the body parts in the poem.