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Recycled Flower Craft

I am so excited to share with y’all a recycling art project that I did with a Daisy Girl Scout troop.  They were working to get their Clover Petal badge which is for using resources wisely.  I wanted to incorporate some STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) while using recyclables. […]

Tin Can Stilts: Using Recyclables For Play

Let’s have some fun with recyclables! I found the project above in a Wood Crafts book from the 1970s, and fell in love. It’s something I’d love to do with my campers at Figment this summer! The woodworking is a bit complex for most of us, but I love the […]

DIY Board Game for Family Game Night

Fun STEAM Challenge: Create a board game We were recently stuck at home (imagine that) and I challenged the boys to come up with their own game for us to play together as a family. They could each come up with one or create one together. They decided to collaborate […]

Pokemon Pokeball Dioramas

These Pokemon Pokeball Dioramas have been a huge hit at Figment. And it’s not just the Pokemon connection that the kids love (though that’s doesn’t hurt). One of the most empowering things about this kind of project is the chance it gives kids to engage in critical thinking and gain […]