Family Learning Resources

Do-at-home Activities

Fun activities for families that teach reading, history, math, engineering and more. (More activities will be added regularly, so check back often!)

Food Fun: Bread Recipe Then and Now, Breakfast Then and Now,  Butter RecipeHomemade Fruit Leather

HAMily Quilt Project: check out our virtual quilting bee

History: Arkansas SettlementsPeeler Bend CanoeTransportation in Territorial Arkansas 

Letter Writing: Letter FoldingMaking a Dip PenMaking a Quill PenMaking a Stamp and Sealing WaxMaking InkSealing Wax Etiquette

Maker Stuff: Cardboard Loom WeavingCorn Husk DollsMothers Day CardsKite MakingSoap Balls

Music and Games: Fox and Geese GamePlaying the Spoons

Plants and Gardens: Wildflower Scavenger Hunt

Quilt Blocks: Arkansas Traveler Quilt, Bear Paw Quilt

Website Art Finder

Search our online collection and explore the Arkansas Made art and objects you find there. (Check in periodically for additional Art Finder activities.)

The Arkansas Traveler: Examine regional stereotypes, the power of music, and a story stretching from our state's earliest days to the present through this classic painting.

Pot Belly Stove: Take a "bird's eye view" of an old-time scene and use your imagination to bring it to life.

Five Senses: Experience a piece of artwork through all of your senses.

Additional Website Art Finder sheets: Bike Riding, Caddo Head PotC.C. Cook Cabinet CardChester Ashley, Flood at Granny'sFriendship, Judge William Byers FamilyLandscapeThe Steamboat SultanaThe Chess GameTom, Gladys and PatsyWoman in the Yellow Dress, Zinnias.