Arts and crafts materials for Tacoma-area kids
We are offering take-home craft activities. Pick up your craft kit each month from the museum's front porch on designated Saturdays.
2023 Craft Saturday Events
January 21 - Create a Rabbit for the Lunar New Year
February 25 - Construct A Winter Snow Globe
March 18 - Make a Pioneer Toy
April 8 - Paint a Bird House
May 6 - Pioneer Craft & Music Fest
July 17 - Craft a Rainbow Spinner
August 12 - Weave a Dragonfly
September 30 - Tacoma Fiber Fling
October 28 - Design a Woodland Critter Mask plus FREE trees from Tacoma Tree Foundation
December 9 - Decorate an Ornament & Food Drive for St. Leo's Food Connection
More details on our Facebook page.
Instructional videos for our past craft activities are available on the Museum's YouTube channel.
We're bringing the museum to you.
Museum activity packets in Tacoma neighborhoods
Our volunteers regularly deliver activity packets to over 100 Little Free Library locations throughout the Tacoma area. Inside each folder are 6 activities designed for kids and a book. The learning materials are designed for children ages 3-12.
Take a look inside our Little Free Library museum activity packets with this 1-minute video. Keep an eye out for our signature green folders at Tacoma Little Free Libraries throughout the year.
A Day In The Life of a Pioneer Child
Find out more about daily life for Tacoma children in the 1870s in this 4-part series.
Downloadable resources for school or home
Annual Coloring Contest
Congratulations to our 2022 winners!
Entries were selected by public vote at the Tacoma Fiber Fling.
Friday & Saturday
10AM - 2PM
or by appointment
2350 N. 30th Street
Tacoma, WA 98403
Old Town Park
P.O. Box 7609
Tacoma, WA 98417
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