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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 10, 2020
Paper plate sun

Are you ready to make your very own Nordic Sól? For our last nature themed craft, we will be making paper plate laced suns.

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.

Jul 06, 2020
The Moomins

In this expert takeover of the blog, Lotta Gavel Adams, Professor Emerita and Barbro Osher Endowed Chair of Swedish Studies at the University of Washington celebrates the 75th anniversary of the Finnish Moomins with us.