creativity

Turn left for 6-foot herons and 20-foot rabbits

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Today I went out for a run. I started down a familiar set of roads, but I felt an urge for something different. At one point where I normally go…

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Are your pancakes always round?

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Psst: it’s not the only way to do it. read more

Off the beaten path, splattered in mud

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When was the last time you veered off your everyday path? read more

Who doesn’t want Pharrell’s music?

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It can be scary to share, but at least you tried. And learned. So try again. read more

I’ve glued the fall to my wall: How to make a leaf collage

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I wanted to hold on to the fall colors. Here’s how we made leaf collages, and leaf Christmas ornaments. And where do leaves get their colors anyway? read more

A recipe for creativity

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On the joy—and theft—of making gingerbread houses. read more
Trick-or-treat at home

Fun pumpkin ideas for kids and grown-ups

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Need some pumpkin inspiration? Here are Halloween pumpkin ideas that we’ve done—some easy, some trickier, all fun. read more

How you like them apples? Sparking kids’ creativity with a dash of art history

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Apple said Think Different. But how do you sow different thinking in kids? Here’s one way we tried, starting with familiar fruit. read more