Engineering

Figment Creative Tinkering Boxes- Exploring Loose Parts

In my Figment Creative Labs art classes, we explore a lot of different materials and do a lot of exploratory play.  I often offer the kids a selection of loose parts to inspire creativity or as an invitation to play or create.  This could lead to them building something, or […]

DIY Kid Built – Faux Stained Glass Art Gallery

Last week at Figment Creative summer camp we were big into building.  The kids got into building large forts… I’ll just show you. They really worked as a team (with definite team captains) using large wooden blocks, cardboard boxes, sheets, and anything else they could find.  They had a roof, […]

building, engineering, craft sticks, popsicle sticks, sculpture, Wee Warhols, Austin TX

Process Art- Popsicle Stick Sculpture

I’m going to keep this one super simple.  Basically you supply the little creator in your life with the right materials (popsicle or craft sticks and a low temp glue gun) and some trust and supervision and see where they take it.  These creative thinkers built up! Little builders, inventors, […]