Get crafty with these fun and informative arts and craft how-tos!

There's something for everyone, from the novice gardener, junior scientist to artsy artist-in-the-making!

 

Build Away!

Weaving with Wiradjuri artist Peta-Joy Williams
How to weave with Peta-Joy Williams
How to make ice cube polar bear paintings
How to make ice cube polar bear paintings
How to make polar pom poms
How to make polar pom poms
How to make a paper planisphere
How to make a paper planisphere
How to make a rope and net octopus
How to make a rope and net octopus
How to make a bottle fish
How to make a bottle fish
How to make a plankton net
How to make a plankton net
How to make a woven turtle
How to make a woven turtle
Make your own goofy gastroliths - prehistoric pet rocks
Make your own prehistoric sea monster pet rocks
How to make your own sketchbook
How to make your own sketchbook
How to make rope-wrapped corals
How to make rope-wrapped corals
Whale and krill finger puppets
How to make whale and krill finger puppets
How to make a no-sew Steampunk Soctopus
How to make a no-sew Steampunk Soctopus
miniature garden terrarium
How to make a miniature garden terrarium
Make your own ocean food chain, a print-out-and-make activity by the Australian National Maritime Museum
Make your own ocean food chain
How to make Kirigami Squid
How to make your own squid kirigami
Origami Paper Boat
How to make an origami paper boat
How to make a 'fizzy' shipwreck site
How to make a 'fizzy' shipwreck site
How to make a thong starfish
How to make a thong starfish
How to make curiosity jars
How to make curiosity jars

 

Mix it up!

A group of children playing with giant bubbles on the museum's performance platform
How to make the best-ever gigantic bubble mix
How to make a carrot submarine
How to make a carrot submarine
How to make a buttercream battleship cake
How to make a buttercream battleship cake
How to make Viking gingerbread
How to make Viking gingerbread
Pirate Treasure Cookies
How to make pirate treasure cookies

 

Exciting Experiments!

Polar Science Experiment: creating an arctic ecosystem
Polar Science Experiment: creating an arctic ecosystem
How to create brilliant buoyancy experiments
How to create brilliant buoyancy experiments
Polar Science Experiment: how water absorbs heat
Polar Science Experiment: how water absorbs heat
Polar Science Experiment: how to make edible ice cores
Polar Science Experiment: how to make edible ice cores
Polar Science Experiment: why do polar bears look white?
Polar Science Experiment: why do polar bears look white?
Polar Science Experiment: why Polar bears have oily hair
Polar Science Experiment: why Polar bears have oily hair
Polar Science Experiment: why do polar bears look white?
Polar Science Experiment: why do polar bears look white?

 

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