Tuesday, April 7th will have the first full moon of Spring 2020! It will appear at roughly the same time as flowers are blooming and therefore is nicknamed the “pink moon.” Use this creative project to learn more about the lunar cycle and make some wall art at the same time!
Happy April Fools’ Day! Did you know that your own eyes can play tricks on you? While the retina of your eye can perceive visual changes pretty fast, images linger for around one-tenth to one-twentieth of a second. This is called the “persistence of vision.” Making a Thaumatrope is a way to trick your own eyes by blurring 2 images together!
Famous artists like Dorothea Lange used their camera to capture interesting perspectives, and help people think about daily life in a new way. Take a camera and try some activities!
Holi is a traditional Hindu festival, which celebrates the return of spring. A big part of this celebration is the color throw. This is a wonderful activity to share with the whole family! No matter your age everyone will enjoy this festival of colors! So get ready to have your own Holi celebration at home, here are two fun activities to get the party started!
Pointillism is a artistic technique where you make a picture using just dots. The most famous example is “A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte” by Georges Seurat. Today, we are going to use dots to make a picture of the states of matter