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Lemon Battery DIY

  Lemon Battery DIY   The DoSeum’s Summer of Tech will give children the chance to experience the growing world of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics in interactive and innovative ways. So, let’s take a moment to get back to the basics with a simple DIY project that previews how much more there is to come this summer. Learn how to make a working battery using only simple household objects and lemon.   Assemble a lemon, a penny, scissors,... Read More
Posted by Miranda Clark at Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Scary Fairy Dust DIY

  Scary Fairy Dust in Five Minutes   This year, our HallowSeum celebration will be both spooky and magical. Additions like a fairy dancers and actors will create a Halloween wonderland within our walls.   Let's learn how to make some spooky fairy dust, guaranteed to help make some magic for all the ghouls and goblins in your home!   Necessary Items:   Glitter, Powder (talcum, chalk, flour, etc.), containers, funnel, paper towel. ... Read More
Posted by Miranda Clark at Monday, October 10, 2016

Sensory Play Bottle DIY

  Sensory Play Do-it-Yourself   Every caregiver and educator understands that the first few years of a child’s life is a critical time for cognitive development. During this period, babies gain an understanding of the world around them and how to interact with others and with their environment.   One of the best ways to stimulate healthy cognitive growth is through sensory play, which is when children engage in play using touch, sight, sound smell, and... Read More
Posted by Miranda Clark at Thursday, October 6, 2016

Maker Fashion DIY

  Maker Fashion DIY     DIY Project: Duct tape pouch with zipper       This week we’re taking a look at Maker Fashion Camp, a STEM-focused camp taught by Gladys Hernandez, one of our program educators. In this camp, kids utilize their skills and creativity to become a “maker”, someone who can take something from scratch and turn it into a product that can be used.       Maker Fashion gives... Read More
Posted by Miranda Clark at Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Cardboard Camp DIY

  Cardboard Camp DIY     DIY Project: 3-D House   Did you know that you can create your own city in The DoSeum? You can! In our Megalopolis exhibit you get to choose where you want different buildings to go. It is this exhibit that serves as the inspiration for a project in Cardboard Camp, where campers collaborate to construct a miniature city. Additionally, kids do activities that revolve around making two-dimensional and three-dimensional pieces. ... Read More
Posted by Miranda Clark at Friday, July 15, 2016

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