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Art Activity: Styrofoam Printmaking

In this fun instructional video, Dixon Instructor Mr. JT teaches you how to get started with printmaking at home! Read More
Posted by Kristen Rambo at Saturday, November 7, 2020
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Stained Glass Words

This fall, Dixon Education Staff partnered with University of Memphis Art Education students to develop a collection of #dixonathome activities. This activity will guide young artists in creating a stained-glass name design inspired by the wonderful word art found in the St. John’s Bible exhibition. All students need for this project is paper, a writing utensil, coloring tools, and their creativity! Click here to download PDF activity!  Thank you to University of... Read More
Posted by Kristen Rambo at Thursday, November 5, 2020
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Easy Halloween Crafts

Make your home boo-tiful with these three upcycled Halloween crafts! Adult supervision recommended. Read More
Posted by Kristen Rambo at Saturday, October 31, 2020
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Plant Stem Challenge: Making Models of Adaptations

This is a fun plant stem challenge to show how plants adapt to the environment around them. Click here to download PDF.  Este es un divertido desafío de tallos de plantas para mostrar cómo las plantas se adaptan al entorno que las rodea.   Haga clic aquí para descargar PDF. Read More
Posted by Kristen Rambo at Thursday, October 29, 2020
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Art Activity: Paper Party Hat Parrots

A PDF that will help you learn how to create fun parrots that are headed to a party! Click here to download.       ¡Un PDF que te ayudará a aprender a crear loros divertidos que se dirigen a una fiesta!   Haga click aquí para descargar. Read More
Posted by Kristen Rambo at Thursday, October 29, 2020
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Science Experiment: Why Leaves Change Color

Why do leaves change color? We are going to use chromatography to see why they do! Read More
Posted by Kristen Rambo at Saturday, October 24, 2020
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Donut Forget to Vote | Sal a Votar actividades

Early voting starts October 14. Even if you can't yet cast a ballot, you can use your voice. Speak up with some hands-on, voting activity fun! Download activity here!  El 3 de noviembre es el día de las elecciones, incluso si aún no puede votar, puede usar tu voz. ¡Hazlo con una actividad de votación práctica y divertida!   ¡Descarga la actividad aquí! Read More
Posted by Kristen Rambo at Friday, October 16, 2020
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Let's Take a Vote! Build Your Own Ballot Box

Early voting starts this week! Correspondent Ms. Karen takes us live to the Dixon with special voting-themed craft coverage. Learn about the voting process with some art-making fun for the whole family.   Read More
Posted by Kristen Rambo at Saturday, October 10, 2020
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Early Childhood Development: Play Kitchen Tool Kit

Download our Play Kitchen Toolkit, made to inspire children, caregivers and teachers to use the simple things around them for imaginative play at home. Play Kitchen Toolkit PDF   Read More
Posted by Kristen Rambo at Friday, October 9, 2020
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Nature Activity: Rain Cloud Science Experiment

Let’s talk about rain clouds and do a rain cloud science experiment! Click here to support the Dixon today!  Read More
Posted by Kristen Rambo at Saturday, October 3, 2020
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Learning to Play Kitchen (early childhood)

Enjoy this short video exploring imaginative play through the use of common (and cute) materials. This is a wonderful way to practice language and connecting with your child. #DixonatHome #EarlyChildhood Keep learning with the Dixon by visiting our Kids+Family page.  Join or renew your Dixon membership today!  Read More
Posted by Kristen Rambo at Saturday, September 26, 2020
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Art Activity: Tip Your Hat to Martha

Create a collaged family portrait inspired by Marsha P. Johnson! Fun for all ages.    descargar esta actividad en español   For even more fun download our Paper Pendant Necklace activity. Para divertirse aún más, descargue nuestra actividad Colgante de papel. Read More
Posted by Kristen Rambo at Thursday, September 24, 2020
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