Tyler’s faculty, staff and students have packed the Art of Learning Tent with tons of hands-on activities and experiments. Activities run from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. or until supplies run out.
Make a traditional African mask from clay.
Dr. Alyce Miller, Associate Professor of History, and the History Club
Have something to say to someone? Make a button, instead! Wear it yourself, or give as a gift.
Tau Rho and Beta Omicron Omicron chapters of Phi Theta Kappa
Bookmarks for Bookworms
Calling all bookworms. Create your very own customized bookmark from popsicle sticks! Every good book deserves an awesome bookmark.
Chester Library Faculty and Staff
Create a Character
Unleash your creativity, and find your inner drama king or queen with this fun activity. Using basic materials, you can make a fabulous mask or hat. There are a million characters to create!
Kerrigan Sullivan, Associate Professor of Communication Studies and Theatre, and the Theatre Club
Creating Nature Journals
Create a nature journal that you can use to record your observations and thoughts. Nature poems that can be kept in the journals will also be given out.
Dr. Marty Brooks, Professor of English, and other English Faculty
Human Services: Search the Information Highway of Helping Services
Learn about the vastness of human services programs, resources, and mental health promotional activities throughout the year.
Dr. Christine Diggs, Associate Professor of Human Services, and the Human Services Club
The Library Greeting Card Company
Join the Library Greeting Card Company in creating your own thank-you notes, birthday cards, or even a Mother's Day card. Express your artistic genius with markers, rubber stamps and other craft supplies!
Midlothian Library Faculty and Staff
Participants will have the opportunity to experience a simulation of restorative art that morticians perform in the embalming room. Plastic skulls and wax will be used to make a nose, eyes, ears or mouth or an entire wax sculpture.
Rhonda Pleasants, Associate Professor of Funeral Services, and Funeral Services Faculty and Students
Muscles, Organs and Bones
See a human skeleton and models of human organs. Identify organs as you take them out of the body, and then see if you can put them back. Compare a few animal bones to their human counterparts.
Dr. John Koch, Professor of Biology, and other Biology Faculty
The Wonders of Science
Tons of fun experiments, including:
Dr. Kristine Smetana, Professor of Chemistry, and the Chemistry Club with support from the American Chemical Society