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Hosted by Pacific Union School, Toddy Thomas Excel Program, the Pathmakers Program, and Shoshanna!
For the 2020-2021 school year, all Family Maker Nights will be held via Zoom. Each one will feature one or more hosts and a variety of activities designed so that you can follow along and do them at home. Videos of the activities will also be archived so you can watch them and do the activities later if you want.
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5:30 – 6:00 | TEK – Our Special Part of the Earth
6:00 – 6:30 | Environmental Art: Fall Leaf Animals
6:30 – 7:00 | Create a Kazoo
7:00 – 7:30 | How to Make a Speaker
We would love to be able to share your creations with others. Please submit your photos and we’ll post them here!
Please let us know who attended the event and how we did, and how we might be able to make it better next go-around.
5:15 – 5:30 p.m.
Tanya Trump, HCOE Family Maker Night Coordinator
Please watch the three videos at the top of this page independently before we begin at 5:30 p.m.
5:30 – 6:00 p.m.
Merry Kate Lowry, HCOE Pathmakers and Cherie Paul, Pacific Union School
We all are a special part of the world around us. Explore Traditional Ecological Knowledge and discover your special place through guided art.
Guided art project
6:00 – 6:30 p.m.
The environment around us brings all sorts of wonder that can be used for creating works of art. In this presentation, Shoshanna shares examples and leads participants through the creation of animals or other scenes using leaves.
Fall leaf animals
6:30 – 7:00 p.m.
Elizabeth Simovich, Pacific Union School
We will create and decorate a homemade kazoo. In the process, we will talk a little about sound and experiment with how to change the instrument in various ways.
Make and decorate a kazoo unique to you
7:00 – 7:30 p.m.
Elizabeth Warren, Toddy Thomas School
Use recycled materials you can find around your house to create speakers to amplify the sound of your cell phone or other electronic device.
Make a speaker/amplifier