Event Passport!

Every world traveler needs a passport! The passport is your guide to exploring the various performances, activities, and workshops this weekend has to offer!

Live!

Music
and
Song

Dance
and
Movement

Stories
and
More

My Healthy
Kids

Learning
Together

Discovery Zone

Did you Know?

Music at an early age is not only fun but is an important part of learning and growing. Singing and clapping together can help us build verbal skills, promote cooperation, and give us confidence as we grow!

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Did you Know?

An orchestra is a big group of musicians who play music together. Each type of instrument is grouped together into different families. The instrument families are strings, woodwinds, brass and percussion. Played together they can make beautiful music called symphonies!

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Did you Know?

Stories and places come alive through Ori Tahiti. Drummers represent sounds of the sea, wind, and trees and provide a beat for dancers. Before there was a written language, dancers told stories of legends, heroes, and lessons learned through their movement.

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Did you Know?

In Native stories, we find legends, history, maps, poems, food and traveling. These tales are often told by elders to youth and share family history and culture. Some are owned by particular families, like owning a book—handed down generation to generation.

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Did you Know?

A tortilla, "small cake", is a flat bread used in Mexican cuisine that is normally made out of maize (corn). Tortillas date back thousands of years, and were made of native maize. It was the main food of the Aztecs who lived in Mesoamerica.

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Did you Know?

It’s never too early to talk about race with your children. Experts recommend naming and taking action against racism with kids as early and as often as possible, as kids can demonstrate racial bias as early as 3 years old.

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Did you Know?

You don’t need expensive supplies to be an artist, you can use almost anything! Upcycling is the process of taking waste and transforming it into something new. Lint from your dryer, paper from the recycle, or even a potato can be used to create a masterpiece!

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Sparking curiosity is serious fun! GIVE TODAY to support cultural youth and family programs. Suggested Donation: $20 per family. DONATE

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Marketplace

Thank you for visiting the From Home to Home: Seattle Children's Festival Virtual Marketplace!  Here we'll be featuring a few of the Northwest Folklife Festival merchants specializing in goods for children.  If you do place any orders we ask that you drop a note saying you were referred by Northwest Folklife to assist with tracking sales.  

Bubble World

We have been crafting our bubble wands here in the Pacific Northwest for over 25 years. Our design is durable and easy to use! We have also hand selected the best bubble blasters on the market.

http://www.bubbleworldinc.com

HandPainted Wood Puzzles by Marvin and Margaret

Wood puzzles for the young at heart!
-Personalized Name Puzzles for children ages 1 1/2 up through 10.
-3D, multi-layer puzzles.
-Stock puzzles ship right away!

http://www.KidPuzzles.com

Justin Hillgrove's Imps and Monsters

Paintings, Prints, Games and Books by Pacific Northwest Artist Justin Hillgrove. Monsters, Robots, Pop Culture and more!

http://www.impsandmonsters.com

Treksalot

I sell whimsical art prints, as well as stickers and postcards, inspired by my treks and travels overseas. The designs focus on magical landscapes and friendly beasts

https://www.etsy.com/shop/Treksalot

Tye Dye Everything!

We have close to 200 different tyedye items from tee shirts to every accessory and clothing style you can think of!

https://www.tyedye-everything.com/Store/DrawProducts.aspx?CategoryID=2&ParentID=&PageID=25

White Horse Design

Miniature Flying Animals, designed and sewn by the artist. Made from fine fabrics and designed to hang, ornamentally. Also velvet animal Finger Puppets. I have many more designs that are not yet pictured on website. Please contact to see more.

http://etsy.com/shop/SewWingsStudio

Welcome to From Home to Home: Seattle Children’s Festival

We’re so glad you’re here! Here are some tips on how to make the most of your adventure:

  1. 1. Explore the full livestream schedule and anytime videos
  2. 2. Mark your progress in the online passport (and then be entered to win a prize!)
  3. 3. Donate today to support the Future of Folklife! Suggested Donation: $20
  4. 4. Have fun!

Thank you for being a part of Our Big Neighborhood!