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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, […]

DIY Lava Lamps -Figment Creative Labs

Today at Figment summer camp we made DIY Lava Lamps.  It was a super easy and fun activity, that teaches kids about molecules and density, in a pretty fantastic way.  Here is a quick How To! -Please note that this has been edited.  We realized after the lesson that more […]

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What Is The Magic Behind 3D Glasses?

The other day I read Pete the Cat and His Magic Sunglasses to my art class.  It is a sweet little book.  Poor Pete is in a mood and feeling quite grumpy.  He had the blues.  His friend Toad gave him some cool blue, magic sunglasses to make his blues […]

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Slime Stress Balls With A POP Of Fun – How To DIY

I saw a cool video on Facebook that inspired this project.  They were called Infectious disease slime filled stress balls or something like that.  I thought, “We can make that!”  So we set up our little test kitchen and got to work.  We tried a few different recipes to go […]