Science Meets Art (and Food!):
Pasta Skeletons

Classic Play

If you've got budding scientists at home — and if you have some dried pasta on hand — you've got the makings of a fun afternoon exploring anatomy!

Deborah from Classic Play had the idea to work with her 11-year-old in recreating the bones of the hand and arm. They researched the various bones online, and even poked and prodded their own bones to see how they were laid out in reference to one another. Some black construction paper, a little glue — and an artistic anatomical map is born!

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