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3 Simple Ways to Make Any Art Museum Awesome for Kids
Parenting Blog

3 Simple Ways to Make Any Art Museum Awesome for Kids

We’ve all been there. It’s raining, has been for what seems like ages. The kids have been cooped up indoors and you’re going mad. You’ve got to get yourself and them O-U-T of the house N-O-W. While scanning the piles of unfolded laundry, mountains of toys and, is that a […]

Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz
Travel

Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz

Internationally renowned artist Ai Weiwei blends art and activism in his thought-provoking new exhibit created for, and located on, Alcatraz Island, both inside and out of the famed American prison. The one-time home to Al Capone, Machine Gun Kelly, Doc Barker and more of America’s most notorious criminals is, through […]

The Youth of Today in Detroit
Photos of Growing Up

The Youth of Today in Detroit

I asked for disenfranchised and I got it, in spades. Despite this one obviously staged photograph, I do not, as a rule, try to make photos in this way. But there was just something exhilarating about this dilapidated wall of outdoor public art in the Corktown neighborhood of Detroit, the […]

Meet Me At The Intersection of Art and Math on PBS Parents
Education

Meet Me At The Intersection of Art and Math on PBS Parents

My latest learning activity on PBS Parents is a rad mix of artistic imagination and basic math equation solving, and came from the brilliantly creative mind of my lovely wife. Check out The Intersection of Art and Math today on PBS Parents! This art and math activity is perfect for […]

OWTK PHILLY LOCAL

OWTK PHILLY LOCAL: Final Weekend of Open Air and the Planetarium on the Parkway

I can’t believe we have missed this illuminating show and will not be able to participate in the finale either.  If you’re near Philly this weekend, make the effort to take the kiddos to see this stunning, interactive Open Air exhibit before it fades to black. [press release] Franklin Institute […]

iPad App for Kids Review: HeyHey Colors
iPhone Apps / OWTK Games + Apps

iPad App for Kids Review: HeyHey Colors

Spent any time in the iTunes app store recently?  There isn’t a short supply of coloring/painting/doodling apps for adults and kids alike.  I reckon it’s terribly hard to stand out. HeyHey Colors does for us because of it’s clean lines, odd cartoon coloring “pages”, and ease of use for even […]

OWTK KidLit + Comics

Watch This: Barney Saltzberg’s Beautiful Oops in Action

There is no trash. There are no mistakes. There are only opportunities to create. One of our favorite books of 2010 comes to life in this video as “Beautiful Oops” author/creator Barney Saltzberg delights a grade school classroom with live Oops-es.  It never hurts, when holding court over a couple […]

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