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Black History Month

Join us all month long as we celebrate Black History Month at KID Museum with free DIY maker activities.

monument construction

all ages

Build a model of your monument using cardboard or other materials.

 

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"i have a dream..."

3rd grade+

Code a story or animation on Scratch to illustrate your own dream for a better world.

 

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featured maker: faith ringgold

all ages

Get to know the work of Black artist Faith Ringgold

 

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"the hill we climb"

3rd grade+

Learn about the life and work of Amanda Gorman, President Biden’s inaugural poet and America’s first National Youth Poet Laureate.

 

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hip-hop homage

6th grade+

Explore the origins of hip-hop and learn some of the techniques used by hip hop artists to create music.

 

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Grab a friend or family member, or come play on your own!
Maker Playground projects are geared for elementary through middle school kids and rotate each month,
b
e sure to visit us again to see what’s new.

Explore the archives!

Check out Maker Playground projects from previous months and discover even more DIY activities.

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