Wednesday, July 29, 2009

August Schedule

We have wonderful activities this August for enjoying the last days of summer. We have hikes, and fun with our new microscopes and nature viewing tools...
August 1/2 Animal Painting: Paint an animal on paper or on small wooden medallions you make yourself; Rock Hunting: Look at rocks underneath the microscope then search for your own rocks on the park trails
August 8/9 It’s a Day for the Birds! Learn about all your neighborhood birds at our Ornithology Display. Books, feathers, and squeezable toys… Observe the bluebirds and barn swallows that live near the Lewis and Clark Keelboat Barn and make your own paper feathers and bird masks.
August 15/16 Compass Workshop: Join a Compassing Scavenger Hunt that teaches you how to use a compass. Following the series of clues to discover a secret hiding place. Pottery: Make your own coil pot to take home.
August 22/23 Beading and a Demonstration in Geocaching for Kids
August 29/30 Art in Action: Make Artist Trading Cards; Science Station: Learn the Tools of Mapmaking

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Artist Trading Cards

Here are some of the beautiful Artist Trading Cards made at the Center this past weekend: salmon, deer, and keelboat.