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STEAM Ahead- Nature Raft Craft

This nature raft craft came about through trial and error, born like most of the projects we do around here.  When you’re working in a maker space / STEAM lab, you’re constantly examining, questioning, and then tweaking your designs.  Something may start out as one thing, but then it evolves […]

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Constellations- Use A Star To Make Sun Prints

We went on a family (four families and Jenny) road trip to Fort Davis Texas last week.  It was a fabulous getaway! Wwe visited the revived art town of Marfa (home of Donald Judd) and attended a Star Party at the nearby McDonald Observatory .  If you ever are near […]

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Kids Glitter Experiment

Today we did a super easy experiment using glitter.  The girls were excited to do anything that involved purple glitter.  I will start with showing you a quick video of it.  (I stopped filming too soon, so the last word that I say is “move”.) Materials: Glitter Bowl of water […]