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The Eric Carle Museum
of Picture Book Art
  • 125 West Bay Road
  • Amherst, MA 01002
  • Tues. – Fri. 10am – 4pm
  • Saturday 10am – 5pm
  • Sunday 12pm – 5pm

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Making Art

Thinking with Found Materials Workshop

Diana's post about the found materials caterpillars reminded me that I didn't yet share pictures from Thinking with Found Materials, a workshop for educators I lead in February. In the workshop we discussed ways ways to collect, store, and offer found materials to encourage creative expression and support learning in the preschool through early elementary classroom and at home. READ MORE

Happy Very Hungry Caterpillar Day!

Today, March 20th, is very special to us here at The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, and that's because it's the day each year that we celebrate Very Hungry Caterpillar Day in honor of one of Eric Carle's most beloved picture book characters. This past Sunday, we pulled out all the stops for our fuzzy green friend and invited everyone to join us for art making, cookie eating, story listening, and the chance to win some fun prizes! READ MORE


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