Memorable Museum Moments

Memorable Museum Moments craft

What museum exhibit did you like best? Create a 3-D showcase of your favorite display!

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    Where can you explore the beauty and splendor of the past? Where will you find vanished cultures, animals, and eras? Where can you travel to the future? A museum! Museums collect and preserve artifacts so people can enjoy them forever.

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    What museum displays do you remember most? A towering statue? Replica of an extinct whale? A coal-fired train? Or touching a moon rock? Choose your favorite exhibit, or make up one you wish you could see. Create your own 3-D exhibit with this triarama!

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    With Crayola® Scissors, cut a recycled file folder into a square. Fold in half, open, and fold in half the other way. Cut on one of the new folds to the center of the square.

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    On the two sides of folds opposite your cut, draw the walls of your exhibit with Crayola Erasable Colored Pencils. Use Crayola Oil Pastels for special effects if you like. You could show your favorite art on the walls. What if your own art could hang ther

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    Use Crayola Washable Markers to add details such as signs, lights, display cases, or picture frames.

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    To raise the walls of your triarama, slide one flap created by the cut over the other flap. Secure with Crayola School Glue. Dry. Decorate the floor if you wish. Can you create marble effects? Wood? Concrete?

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    Build a 3-dimensional display with Crayola Model Magic. Some possibilities are a statue, dinosaur bones, a computer monitor, or telescope. Use color from a Crayola Washable Marker to color the modeling material. Knead and add more color until you get the

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    Glue your display to the museum floor.