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Creative Discovery Museum is one of the top children's museums in the country. Located in the heart of downtown Chattanooga, just steps away from the Tennessee Aquarium, Tennessee Riverfront and other fun Chattanooga Attractions for kids

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Sticky Creations and Lessons for Mom and Child

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LizaBy Liza Blair
Arts Manager

My son recently decided he wanted to make Rice Krispie Treats in the shape of jack-o’-lanterns. We realized our original plan needed tweaking after trying, unsuccessfully, to form the mixture into balls. The treats were too sticky to handle, even after coating our hands in butter.

We needed a new direction. So we made a graveyard and dotted it with the six jack-o’-lanterns we managed to produce. Now it was time to decorate.

Using “healthy” options picked by my son, we started our task. Pretzel sticks made the fence around the graveyard and worked as gravestones. A rock path was made using peanuts and apple slices added extra details. Continue reading →

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