OUTDOOR KIDS ZONE

Activities are happening all day!

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Imagination Playground

Fun, mobile blocks that turn anywhere into a playground!
Imagination Playground is an innovative playground equipment system that transforms any space—schools, children's museums, parks and recreation, daycare centers, camps, hospitals, churches—into a play space that encourages learning, social development, movement, and above all fun.
Brought to you by Bill Stout & Shobie Partos
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Loose Parts, Nature Play

Unstructured, outdoor play with many natural materials!
Children are invited to engage in unstructured outdoor play with a variety of natural materials. Join us to play, create, build and of course have fun with bamboo poles, tree cookies, rocks, palm fronds, and more!
Brought to you by Kerstin Johansson
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Tumbling Blocks

Wooden toy game of strategy for children and adults alike. Resembles a giant game of Jenga.
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AIA Box City

Join the architects of AIA Austin for a fun design-build activity! Children learn about architecture by recreating a miniature version of downtown Austin, using only recyclable materials such as paper, plastic & cardboard boxes. A city grid on astroturf serves as our blank canvas, awaiting students’ creativity to develop a thriving city. Age oriented activities will be available for the duration of the event, with the Box City activities geared towards grades 3rd-6th. Younger siblings may be assisted by their parent or guardian.
Brought to you by AIA Austin / Austin Foundation for Architecture
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The Dumpster Project

The Dumpster Project is transforming a 36-square-foot trash dumpster into an environmentally friendly human home. The project also hopes to spark interest in the way that fun and forward-thinking innovation can help address the challenges facing both current and future generations as our world becomes increasingly complex. The Dumpster Project is many things: a re-imagining of home, a portable learning initiative, a sustainability conversation, a creative branch of a wider green campus initiatives at Huston-Tillotson University (HT), and, most importantly, an innovative STEM education platform that uses the real-world challenge of transforming a trash dumpster into a tiny sustainable home to inspire learners of all ages. Climb into the Dumpster home and explore its features and interactive displays.
Brought to you by Karin Magid--HT
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Toybrary Austin

Toybrary Austin, a toy lending library, is bringing a table full of eco-friendly toys for kids to play with!
Brought to you by Liza Wilson
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Baby Station

Find everything you need to keep your baby happy and healthy throughout the day.
This station provides a quiet, private place for parents to care for their babies while at the festival. The station includes rocking chairs for nursing mothers and changing stations, as well as other necessary supplies, hosted by Mothers' Milk Bank at Austin.
Brought to you by Mothers' Milk Bank at Austin (Kelsey Heineman)
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Face Painting

Come get your face painted with the ladies from UT'S Texas Lassos. Face painting is free and open to everyone.
Brought to you by Texas Lassos
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Bilingual Zero Waste Activities

Learn ways to reduce waste in English and Spanish!
Magellan International School students will lead bilingual waste reduction workshops for children in Spanish and English, featuring upcycling, recycling.
Brought to you by Sayuri Yamanaka