It’s been 76 years since readers first went ape over “Curious George.” But did you know WWII threw a monkey wrench into publishing plans? Written and drawn by Hans Augusto Rey and Margret Rey, the couple fled Paris in June 1940 on self-made bicycles, carrying the “Curious George” manuscript with them and the rest became history! Take a historical journey and visit with Curious George during his special appearance at the Children’s Museum of Houston.
Event Time: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sat., Feb. 18, and Noon - 5 p.m. on Sun., Feb. 19. at Brown Auditorium.
Parents must remain with children at all times
Participating children must remain in line
Don't forget your cameras!
Colorful Chemistry Creations: Create an original piece of art using watercolors made from cabbage juice at Alexander Art Academy.
Animal Tapestries: Weave colorful animal pictures on a loom at EcoStation.
Natural vs. Synthetic: Examine fabrics under a microscope at EcoStation.
Cardboard Carbon Atom: Learn about the structure of an atom when you make your own out of cardboard at Junktion.
Curious George's Polymer Kite: Explore the wonders of the wind with a colorful kite at Junktion.
Man in the Yellow Hat, Hat: Become the famous Man in the yellow hat when you create your own at Junktion.
Animal Tapestries: Use problem solving and observation skills to weave colorful animal pictures on a loom at Ecostation.
Crazy for Chemistry: Examine different fabrics under a magnifying lens and figure out which are natural and which are synthetic at Ecostation.
Cotton Ball Estimation: Discover how many cotton balls are in a container at ExxonMobil Math Cart.
Polymer Worms: Combine calcium chloride and sodium alginate that will then react to product a gummy, polymer worm at Science Station.
***Activities, events and times subject to change.
Curious George Appearance 2017/02/18Don't miss your opportunity to meet with Curious George! INCLUDED with admission.http://www.cmhouston.org/event/curious-george-childrens-museum-houston$12 General Admission