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Building for Kids removes fear of STEM learning

Kids and parents are excited for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)  through the Innovation Lab, the latest expansion at the Building for Kids Children’s Museum. Thanks to a $35,000 Bright Idea Fund grant from the Community Foundation, the Building for Kids added an Innovation Lab Coordinator, who is responsible for creating weekly interactive STEM  challenges, writing curriculum […]

Diversity Discovery exhibit will tour community

Posted on Feb 5, 2018, by

By Oliver Zornow The Building for Kids When The Building for Kids holds its third annual Diversity Discovery Free Day noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 11, it also will kick off a community art project that will celebrate diversity all year long. The Discovering our Diversity Community Art Project — made possible by a grant […]

Play-based learning helps kids on autism spectrum

Posted on Nov 10, 2017, by

Guest post by Oliver Zornow Community Engagement Manager The Building for Kids Children’s Museum The Building for Kids Children’s Museum aims to create an interactive and supportive environment for all families. Through the support of a number of community partners, including several funds within the Community Foundation, Spectrum Saturday and the Autism Accessibility Initiative have […]

Nonprofit Leadership Institute graduates its first class

Posted on Jun 7, 2017, by

The first class from a pilot program designed to improve the management skills of nonprofit professionals has graduated and is ready to put what they learned to work. Eleven senior leaders from nonprofits graduated from the Leadership Institute April 28. The collaboration between Fox Valley Technical College and the Nonprofit Leadership Initiative, based at the […]

Music of Strauss stirs creativity for young artists

Posted on Dec 1, 2016, by

What inspires art can be expressed in many different ways depending on the artist and the art form. The inspiration that 50 Appleton third- and fourth-graders drew from a piece of music and then expressed through visual art is on display at the Building for Kids Children’s Museum through this weekend. Seventeen schools took part. The […]