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Wish List

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The Hands On Children's Museum relies on donations for many of the materials for our programs, camps and workshops as well as to help stock our Arts & Parts Studio and MakeSpace. 

If you can help, please call (360) 956-0818 or drop off items at the Front Desk. If you have questions regarding your donation, please email Amanda Wilkening at awilkening(at)hocm.org.

Looking to give a bigger gift? Be sure to visit our donate page to see other ways you can help!

Wish List Items


  • Natural materials – acorns & other seeds, bark chunks, wood rounds, sea shells, etc
  • Small stuffed animals and mechanical stuffed animals for Toy TakeApart
  • Pine cones
  • Paper grocery bags (no plastic, please)
  • Small boxes, 4” square or less
  • Scrapbook paper and wrapping paper (generic patterns - no obvious holidays, please)
  • Fake floral
  • Crafting supplies such as pipe cleaners, pom poms, googly eyes, etc.
  • Buttons and beads, beading elastic
  • Good sewing scissors, scrap booking scissors, kids scissors
  • Fabric, felt, ribbon, yarn, string, embroidery thread, etc.
  • Sanded wood scraps (at least 2x2 but not larger than 12x12)
  • Awls, pliers, tape measures, low temp glue guns and other art-making tools
  • Card stock & copy paper, any color
  • Bowl mixer