Robin Berlinsky - Creation Station

Sharing art stories

Friday, February 1, 2013

Children learn at a very young age that you can “read” the pictures in a book before you can understand the words. Pictures tell stories. When we create or look at a painting, we are ...

BERLINSKY COLUMN: Snow Day - Make your own ice crystals

Monday, December 3, 2012

Even if you live in Charleston where it rarely, if ever, snows you can still create frosty winter memories with some imagination and these snowy activities.

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BERLINSKY COLUMN: Pumpkin seed art

Monday, October 1, 2012

If you’re like me, then you have a lot of pumpkin seeds left over after you’ve scooped, cooked and eaten them. I’m not an advocate for using food in art projects, but this is an exception. Pumpkin ...

Get Your Game On
Whether you’re a soccer fan or football fanatic, 
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Saturday, September 1, 2012

When I was growing up, September meant a change of temperature, a new school year and tickets to the obvious fall sports – soccer and football.

Tinker Time
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Berlinsky Column: Tinker Time – Great tinkerers become great problem solvers

Friday, July 27, 2012

Play is learning, and tinkering is the ultimate hands-on play.

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Very Hungry Caterpillars

Sunday, July 1, 2012

In April I wrote a column about life cycles and suggested ways of exposing children to nature at a young age. I recently attended an education conference in Portland, Oregon, and was reminded that ...

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