We have been at a bit of a standstill on in person classes until we find space. We have just received notice that we will be able to host our first official class at the Tacoma Library's Main Branch in August! On Tuesday, August 7, 2018 from 11:00am to 1:00pm we will be learning physics … Continue reading Update
Manufacturing.... Any manufacturing...has an environmental cost. Producing raw materials...any raw materials...has an environmental cost. Throwing out an old item also has an environmental cost. For these reasons, the most environmentally friendly thing you can do is repair things. Yes, it is better to keep driving that old gas car until it cannot be fixed any … Continue reading Repair and Alteration is Sustainable Fashion
Up until the fairly recently clothes were intended to be used for many years. As such sustainability was built into the design. If we look back to a time before fast fashion, we can learn a lot that will help us make our future brighter. Let's start way back. Hunter-Gatherer societies know the value of … Continue reading A Historical Inspired Future of Fashion
We went to the South Sound Sustainability Expo this weekend. We met a lot of great people doing great things! Wish we could have stayed longer, we didn't get to everyone this year. But we meet up with several groups that might be able to give us space for classes, we will keep everyone posted!
I often feel at a loss of how to describe what I do. Children of Curiosity is so multi-faceted that it is hard to find the 'elevator pitch' phrase to get people's attention. "I make things to sell to make money for a pay what you can school." is usually what I say, but that … Continue reading Goals
Education has been called 'the Great Equalizer'. But for many people access to it has been restricted. Even when education is free, like public schools, situations at home can and do create a barrier to success. This is why addressing the whole person is so important. We have also become accustomed to the idea that … Continue reading Education is an Opportunity for All
Despite a busy schedule, we went to a park to play with boxes. My family moved a little over a year ago and have been saving boxes just for this. The fort went through several iterations depending on durability, but I think the evolving nature of the fort was half the fun. We brought less … Continue reading Box Forts
For our first Creative Thinking prompt, let's take three objects commonly found in the home and see what we can build with them. A fork, a coat hanger, and a phone charger. What can you build? Comment with descriptions or pictures showing your creations.
Building anything takes money and time. This learning center is no exception. To help facilitate growth, we are here outlining our plans for this enterprise. Build online presence. Facebook Website Twitch Pinterest Etsy Twitch classes - We will stream live classes and entertainment. This will build our reputation and some funds. Purchase computer capable of … Continue reading Building the Dream – Tacoma