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Watercolor Geodes

In this episode of Make Your Mark, learn a simple watercolor technique that layers paint to create geode art! Geodes are rock structures that are hollow and lined with crystals and layers of minerals.

What might be some other ways you can layer watercolor paint to create?

 


 

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Anne Pierce, Special Programs Coordinator, has been with Kidspace Children’s Museum since 2010. She participated in the Master Planning committee and assisted in the development of the Imagination Workshop. As a theater professional Anne has worked for the Walt Disney Resorts, Universal Studios Hollywood, and Sid & Marty Krofft. Anne is currently serving on the board of the Los Angeles Guild of Puppetry.

Make Your Mark: Straw Nib Pen

 

 

In this episode of ‘Make Your Mark’ learn how to use a common object, a straw, to create your very own pen, and use it to draw.

 

 

Supply List

 

  • Plastic Straw
  • Scissors
  • Watercolors (watered down poster paint and homemade “inks” work too)
  • Paper

 

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Anne Pierce, Special Programs Coordinator, has been with Kidspace Children’s Museum since 2010. She participated in the Master Planning committee and assisted in the development of the Imagination Workshop. As a theater professional Anne has worked for the Walt Disney Resorts, Universal Studios Hollywood, and Sid & Marty Krofft. Anne is currently serving on the board of the Los Angeles Guild of Puppetry.

Book Shares!

 

We love books at Kidspace and want to hear about your favorite books! Be part of the online Kidspace Book Club Community and share a Book Share with us about one of your favorite books or a book you’ve recently read that you like to tell everyone about.

 

What is a Book Share? It could be anything! Check out below for some ideas. Do you have to do one of Book Share ideas listed? Nope. Surprise us! Let your creatively shine and share your book in the way the inspires you most!

 

Book Share Ideas

 

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Bio:

Anne Pierce, Special Programs Coordinator, has been with Kidspace Children’s Museum since 2010. She participated in the Master Planning committee and assisted in the development of the Imagination Workshop. As a theater professional Anne has worked for the Walt Disney Resorts, Universal Studios Hollywood, and Sid & Marty Krofft. Anne is currently serving on the board of the Los Angeles Guild of Puppetry.

Make Your Mark: Toilet Paper Tube Puppet

 

 

Supply List 

 

  • 2 Toilet Paper Tubes
  • Scissors 
  • Tape
  • Popsicle Sticks
  • Markers

 

Instructions

 

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Bio:

Anne Pierce, Special Programs Coordinator, has been with Kidspace Children’s Museum since 2010. She participated in the Master Planning committee and assisted in the development of the Imagination Workshop. As a theater professional Anne has worked for the Walt Disney Resorts, Universal Studios Hollywood, and Sid & Marty Krofft. Anne is currently serving on the board of the Los Angeles Guild of Puppetry.

Releasing A Butterfly

 

Learn about a way to support our pollinators as we release Painted Lady Butterflies into nature.

 

 

 

 

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Bio:

Anne Pierce, Special Programs Coordinator, has been with Kidspace Children’s Museum since 2010. She participated in the Master Planning committee and assisted in the development of the Imagination Workshop. As a theater professional Anne has worked for the Walt Disney Resorts, Universal Studios Hollywood, and Sid & Marty Krofft. Anne is currently serving on the board of the Los Angeles Guild of Puppetry.

Transferring Your Caterpillar

 

 

It’s butterfly time! Join our Special Programs Coordinator, Anne, as she transfers chrysalis’ to their new temporary home.

 

 

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Anne Pierce, Special Programs Coordinator, has been with Kidspace Children’s Museum since 2010. She participated in the Master Planning committee and assisted in the development of the Imagination Workshop. As a theater professional Anne has worked for the Walt Disney Resorts, Universal Studios Hollywood, and Sid & Marty Krofft. Anne is currently serving on the board of the Los Angeles Guild of Puppetry.

Pasadena Conservatory of Music at Kidspace!

 

We had a chance to speak with Rachael Dourdrick from the Pasadena Conservatory of Music. Talking about her love of music, the programs that the Pasadena Conservatory of music offers and the program they shared with us on Free Family Night in July.

 

Can you tell us a little about yourself and your role at the Pasadena Conservatory of Music?

 

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Anne Pierce, Special Programs Coordinator, has been with Kidspace Children’s Museum since 2010. She participated in the Master Planning committee and assisted in the development of the Imagination Workshop. As a theater professional Anne has worked for the Walt Disney Resorts, Universal Studios Hollywood, and Sid & Marty Krofft. Anne is currently serving on the board of the Los Angeles Guild of Puppetry.

Memorial Day: Remembering Those Who Have Served

To honor our friends, family and loved ones who have seen military service, Kidspace will be celebrating Memorial Day Weekend.

 

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Anne Pierce, Special Programs Coordinator, has been with Kidspace Children’s Museum since 2010. She participated in the Master Planning committee and assisted in the development of the Imagination Workshop. As a theater professional Anne has worked for the Walt Disney Resorts, Universal Studios Hollywood, and Sid & Marty Krofft. Anne is currently serving on the board of the Los Angeles Guild of Puppetry.

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