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Aug 03, 2020
A paper tube house

For today’s Nordic Sól project, we will use toilet paper tubes to make houses. Besides tubes, you’ll need paper, scissors, glue, pens, and cardboard scraps – maybe from a cereal box.

Jul 27, 2020
Final collage

As we celebrate summer with the Museum’s Nordic Sól: “Nordic by Nature,” let's recycle some old magazines into art.

Jul 20, 2020
Leaf Zentangle element

For the Museum’s 2020 Nordic Sól: “Nordic by Nature,” all of the crafts for kids from July 24–August 31 have themes of nature or recycling! Get started this week with this Leaf Zentangle.

Jul 13, 2020
Berry soup

In this expert takeover, food author and longtime Museum Supporter Judith H. Dern shares with us a recipe for a delicious cold summer berry soup with cream topping. 

Jul 06, 2020
Two sticks painted turquoise, orange, and purple in a glass vase

This project is really as simple as it sounds – go for a walk, pick up some sticks, bring them home, and paint them! Here is where you can let your creativity run wild – what type of painting do you want to do? Stripes? Dots? Hearts? Painting sticks is a great craft to do with someone else, because it’s fun to see what ideas each of you has.