Make a Mobile

Use objects, nature items or paper decorations to create a mobile.

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1 Choose My Schedule

2 Is This Activity For Me?

Tablet posing and thinking
Stick figures of varying sizes waving

My age is between 10 - 12

Yellow and blue gear

All experience levels are welcome.

Child and mother stick figure standing

I can do this independently.

An open book

All reading levels are welcome.

3 More About my Activity

Combine sculpture and physics to create art! Mobiles are free-hanging sculptures that move in the air. Balance forces with found objects, paper or nature items to create your mobile. Use as gifts or decorations!

4 What Materials Do I Need?

string, sticks for a base, tape, things to hang, paper, scissors, found objects, nature items, camera (optional)

5 I learn useful skills too?

  • Communicating
  • Creative thinking

6 My Guide!

I’m of German Canadian, Anishanaabe and Metis descent. I’m a practicing artist with over 20 years of exhibiting and selling paintings and drawings, painting murals and teaching art!

I’m a beginner surfer—I’m not very good at it, but every wave I drop is worth the hundreds of wipe outs.