It’s never too early to foster creativity. Toddlers and care givers explore art together with monthly Mini Makers activities. Each drop-in session is themed with new forms of art-making and self-guided gallery activities. Recommended for children ages five and under.
Drop in on the last Wednesday of every month, 10:00–12:00.
March 29 | Imaginative Worlds
Build whimsical sculptures with air-dry clay and colorful craft supplies.
April 26 | Artful Animals
Search for animals in the galleries and make art inspired by your favorite creatures. Meet Riveredge Nature Center Environmental Educators to enter to win a Riveredge Nature Center membership.
May 31 | Flower Power
Use fabric to make art inspired by florals. Borrow a Look & Play Pack to celebrate spring in the galleries.
June 28 | Mover and Shakers
Let’s have a dance party! Make a scarf to dance with as you move to the music of Wes Tank’s StoryRaps. Performance begins at 10:30.
July 26 | Squish, Splat, Sniff
Evoke your senses while making scented dough. Borrow a Look & Play Pack to play sensory games in the galleries.
August 30 | Building Big
Become a builder as you construct towers and roads.
September 27 | Shape Seekers
Find shapes in the galleries and make art inspired by what you see.
October 25 | Feeling Fall
Ignite your sense of touch as you create textured art inspired by autumn.
November 29 | Wild Wearables
Make a fashion statement as you design your own crown.
December 27 | Playful Patterns
Experiment with pattern design and repetition through a series of art-making experiences.
Mini Makers is free for members. Not a current member? Join or renew today