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DIY Fairy House

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Celebrate International Fairy Day on June 24 by creating your very own fairy house using materials you can gather from your own backyard and neighborhood.Since we spent the spring tidying up our gardens, it’s now time to attract and welcome the fairies to our yards. Although the...

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I-Spy Bottle

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Create your own DIY I-Spy Bottle using dyed rice and a few small toys and trinkets. This fun project is perfect for families with kids who love a good “Seek and Find” challenge!

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Stamped Thank You Signs

Sunday, June 7, 2020

In the below activity, the Brandywine's Liesl Mahoney, Associate Educator for School & Family Programs, discusses a fun and creative activity the whole family can participate in to thank the many frontline workers in our communities. I really wanted to create signs to...

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Crafting with Paper Chains

Sunday, June 7, 2020

You’ve probably made a paper chain before, but have you realized how many fun ways you can design them? This activity is perfect for the whole family because it’s simple enough for young children but also can be adapted with a few creative twists to inspire artists of all ages.

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DIY Paint Pouring

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Paint pouring is an easy and high-impact technique for artists of any age or skill level. There are many professional-quality materials available for paint pouring, but this family-friendly introduction to the technique uses inexpensive and washable materials that you may have on-hand.

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