Objects inspire us in many ways. Some people have been so thrilled by artifacts in museums that they wrote poems about what they saw. For this activity, use the prompts to write your own artifact-inspired poem. Use blank or scrap paper so you have space to illustrate (draw a picture)!
Decode the continents where your lunch foods were traditionally grown and eaten.
For this activity, challenge yoourself to create a drawing using only senses of touch.
A museum exhibit displays a group of objects together toi help tell a story. These stories can be about people, plaqces, events, or themes. What would be in a museum about you? Design your personal museum exhibit.
What stories do your favorite objects tell? how did they come into your life and when were they made? Join us to write your own mini-museum labels about the things you find in or around your home.
Many ancient cultures use animals in their mythologies, sometimes combining different animal features into one powerful being. Make your own "chimera" animal using the features of three animals of your choosing.
The project was inspired by the Chancay Weaver Daily Dig. Follow the instructions to create your own loom using found materials and make your own woven masterpiece.
Humans have been fascinated with superheroes since ancient times. Read about mythological heroes from stories around the world and discover your own heroic story along the way.
Create a Zine template from recycled materials and use traditional Arabic stories to make an illustrated story.
Have you ever wondered which ancient god or goddess you hhave the most in common with? Take this quiz to find out and learn more about the deities of Mesopotamia, Egypt, and Greece.
Learn about holiday traditions that use candles, lamps, and lights for important cultural celebrations. Make a "candle" from recycled materials to represent your holiday traditions!