With Thanksgiving right around the corner, it’s a great time to make sure kids understand the value of being thankful for the food they eat. Last year we created a “Tree of Thanks”. We drew a tree on a large piece of paper, cut out little colored leaves and left them around the Thanksgiving table. […]
Category: made by hand
First up, is Weird Cartoon Universe: Making Short Comics and Stop-Motion Animation, taught by local cartoonist and ‘zine maker Mimi Chrzanowski. Perfect for kids who want to see their drawings come to life and dance across the computer screen. Let your creativity loose, all ideas are welcome! In fact, the weirder the better! The first […]
By Cristina M DiChiera If you have a child between six and ten years old, be sure to take them one of these upcoming Picture Book 101 Workshops: October 8 & October 15 at 3:45pm, Weaver Library, East Providence (401-434-2453) October 9 at 4-6pm, Knight Memorial Library, Providence (401-467-2625) December 9 at 6:30-7:45pm, Cranston Public […]
Local Providence dad made a rock climbing wall on the side of his cinderblock garage.
Kidoinfo has 20 tickets to give away to 2013 Foo Fest. Want a chance to win? Tell us your kid’s favorite band/artist in the comments below. We’ll randomly select 10 winners on Wed., August 7th at Noon. Foo Fest, AS220′s annual summertime block party bash, returns to Empire Street in downtown Providence on Saturday, August […]
We love a parade, making music, getting creative, and helping the community! Join the 6th Annual Urban Pond Procession Parade on Saturday, June 1 (rain date June 2) from 10 am – 1 pm. The annual Urban Pond Procession (UPP) brings together children, families, artists and neighbors to celebrate art, community, and stewardship of our […]
Sock Bunnies | hotcakes Sock bunnies made from toddler socks, dried beans and a rubber band! Tape-Covered Spring Vase | Better Homes & Gardens Cover a glass bottle with layers of thick and thin strips of colored tape. Easter Egg Garland | Craft Endeavor Wrap embroidery floss around a balloon using a paper maché technique. […]
FirstWorks Presents Heather Henson and Ibex Puppetry-A Performance Spectacle of Large-Scale Puppets, Soaring Kites and Aerial Artistry
Heather Henson, daughter of beloved puppetry pioneer and Muppets creator Jim Henson, along with her Ibex Puppetry production company will perform their newest spectacle of elegant, large-scale puppets, soaring kites and aerial artistry in Providence on April 7. Henson will also introduce her latest handpicked selection of puppet film shorts showcasing new visions by independent […]
Today I introduce Elyse Major—writer/tinkerer. She is the author of Tinkered Treasures, a craft book of over thirty five projects which illustrates how everyday items such as tin cans and clothespins can be easily transformed into charming décor and gifts. In addition to Kidoinfo, she contributes to magazines such as Romantic Country and Romantic Homes as a writer and sometime-stylist/photographer; she publishes a blog, and works as a communications consultant for Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island.
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