Get hands on with family creativity

Get crafty with your kids, with these fun creative and arts projects to try at home.

DIY Snow Globes

By PDX Parent Staff / November 25, 2020

This fun winter craft from Yellow Scope science kits also demonstrates a scientific concept to your kids.

Make Yarn-Wrapped Halloween Decorations

By PDX Parent Staff / September 27, 2020

Help your child use odds and ends to make sweet, yarn-wrapped Halloween or harvest decorations.

Plant a Butterfly Garden

By PDX Parent Staff / July 29, 2020

Try this fun planting project from Al’s Garden Center to bring more butterflies into your yard!

DIY Stamps from Cardboard

By PDX Parent Staff / March 28, 2020

Refashion cardboard into DIY stamps and make your own collagraph prints.

Hands On: Science Experiments

By Dan Clayton / December 19, 2019

This winter break, turn your kitchen into a makeshift science lab with these fun (and only mildly messy) experiments from Mad Science Portland.   Kids are natural scientists — they are always engaging in informal science experiments by asking questions about things and then testing their hypotheses. Expanding the idea of science from something you […]

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