12-monthly issues, $47


6-monthly issues, $27


month-by-month, $7/issue



In Every Issue
binoculars icon Scout It Out
Meet the Issue's topics and prepare for your adventure.

utility knife icon Outfit Your Crew
Collect any supplies to make the art.

oars icon Ready, Set, Row
Follow along with simple instructions for three different projects of varying complexity. Start with the "Dip A Toe" project, move on to "Jump In" and then finish with "Make A Splash."

hand in hand icon (G)row Together
Find tips for parents in "Toss Them A Line" (considerations for varying needs and capabilities), "Adventure About" (ideas for applying the learning in their world) and "Buckle The Life Vest" (suggestions for additional skills practice to prepare your child for success).

canoe icon Paddle Your Own Canoe
Kids explore on their own (or with a little help) ideas to practice what they've learned in "Get Your Bearings" (self-reflection), "Buoy Yourself" (helpful tips) and "Make Good Waves" (apply the skills).

greenhouse icon Leave No Trace
When applicable, this section provides guidelines to upcycle any leftover project materials.

world love icon In The Same Boat
Practice new skills on a personal, local, regional, national or global level.

backpack icon Pack It Up
Explore the interconnectedness of the projects, the activities and the ideas.

field notes icon Field Notes
Share with us what you learned, what you made or how did it go...because we want to know!

TYC science iconTYC languag arts iconTYC math icon
Science! Language! Math!
Look for these icons to find a connection to the academic subjects your child may be studying. Play with math. Learn new words. Watch science in action. Then be ready for them to be confident and delighted when they come across these ideas in their studies.

Build the interconnected skills kids need to be successful through playful and creative learning.


It’s easy to get started. Choose your subscription:  your first Issue is available to download immediately (you’ll get an email, too.) Then get to the enjoyable work of making art and exploring the connections to academic subjects, social-emotional skills and social awareness. Each Issue encourages resourcefulness and re-use so you should be able to start the art right away without too many special supplies. (You’ve got a catalog in the recycle bin? You’ve got origami paper!)

Each month, check your inbox for the next Issue. You’ll always find an imaginative, multi-layered experience in a fun and portable digital package. TYC Make An Impression page spread

The planet-friendly way to make and play.

Print what you want or print nothing at all. Use it on a laptop, tablet or even your phone as you adventure about. No packaging for the landfill. No leftover tubes of half-used glue. Just hours of well-planned activities and adventures to fit your family, how you want it, when you want it.

art activities social-emotional connections academic integration youth activism

Each month you receive:

  • project-instruction for beginners and those ready to take on bigger challenges,
  • tips for kids ages 5-12 (or so) and parents to extend the exploration and learning,
  • modifications for varying needs and capabilities, and
  • prompts for unboring reflection along the creative adventure.

Let’s make some waves. Together. Choose your subscription below and let’s get started.

12-monthly issues, $5/issue

6-monthly issues, $7.50/issue

month-by-month, $10/issue


In Every Issue
binoculars icon Scout It Out| Meet the Issue's topics and prepare for your adventure.

utility knife icon Outfit Your Crew| Collect any supplies to make the art.

oars icon Ready, Set, Row| Follow along with simple instructions for three different projects of varying complexity. Start with the "Dip A Toe" project, move on to "Jump In" and then finish with "Make A Splash."

hand in hand icon (G)row Together| Find tips for parents in "Toss Them A Line" (considerations for varying needs and capabilities), "Adventure About" (ideas for applying the learning in their world) and "Buckle The Life Vest" (suggestions for additional skills practice to prepare your child for success.)

canoe icon Paddle Your Own Canoe| Kids explore on their own (or with a little help) ideas to practice what they've learned in "Get Your Bearings" (self-reflection), "Buoy Yourself" (helpful tips) and "Make Good Waves" (apply the skills.)

greenhouse icon Leave No Trace| When applicable, this section provides guidelines to upcycle any leftover project materials.

world love icon In The Same Boat| Practice new skills on a personal, local, regional, national or global level.

backpack icon Pack It Up| Explore the interconnectedness of the projects, the activities and the ideas.

field notes icon Field Notes| Share with us what you learned, what you made or how did it go...because we want to know!

TYC science iconTYC languag arts icon Science! Language!| Look for these icons to find a connection to the academic subjects your child may be studying. Learn new words. Watch science in action. Then be ready for them to be delighted when they come across these ideas in their studies.
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