View Original Post Here | Writer: Cassie McClure, McClure Publications

Contact: Lydia Hammond | March 24, 2020

Parents, have a budding entrepreneur at home? Are you looking for activities while your elementary school student is at home? Join New Mexico State University’s Arrowhead Center with two Facebook Live events hosted by the Innoventure program that will introduce them to the concepts of solving a problem, creating a business and using things around the house to build their first prototype.

The events will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 31, and Thursday, April 2. The events will also be available for viewing anytime on the Innoventure Facebook page,

Like the page and select to be reminded of the page going live, or, join the event pages to get reminders on your page. Those who tune in live can work with Lydia Hammond, director of Innoventure, and get feedback on their ideas directly.

Links to the events:
Tuesday, March 31:
Thursday, April 2:

For the first event, participants will need a worksheet that can be downloaded for free at

For the second event, participants will need things that can be found around the house such as cardboard, milk cartons, string and straws – anything that will help students turn their dreams into reality. Email Lydia Hammond with any questions before the events at

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