The Mitchell Museum of The American Indian announces its spring and summer activities for families this May, June, July and August. Families can stop by the museum on Saturdays and Sundays to make a Native American inspired craft.
Mitchell Museum staff and volunteers lead kids in hour-long DIY projects to make simple versions of traditional Native American items including Northwest Coast Rattles, God’s Eyes, Bolo Ties and more. Kid’s crafts are offered Saturdays 11:00 am-noon and Sundays 12:30-1:30 pm. The crafts are free with regular admission.
3-4 Northwest Coast Talking Rattles 10-11 Talking Feathers
17-18 Canoes 24-25 God’s Eyes
31 Bolo Ties
1 Bolo Ties 7-8 Mini Tipis
14-15 Woven Baskets 21-22 Loom Beading
28-29 Paper Moccasins
5-6 Cherokee Syllabary 12-13 Plains Shields
19-20 Loom Weaving 26-27 Corn Husk Dolls
2-3 Northwest Coast Masks 9-10 Quill Boxes
16-17 Lakota Star Quilts 23-24 Dreamcatchers
30-31 Beaded Keychains
Kid’s craft activities are recommended for children ages 5 and up, but there is no minimum age requirement. Participants must be accompanied by an adult. No pre-registration is necessary.