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10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Thursday Free Family Night
5 - 8 p.m.
Sunday: Noon - 6 p.m.
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Tuesday, June 26 2012
Summer of Fun encourages the do-it-yourself attitude with DIY exhibit and activities
June 21 – 27
You can do it! Anyone can build and create; all you need is a little initiative, teamwork and a DIY attitude. Stop by the Children’s Museum of Houston’s Summer of Fun and check out the new do-it-yourself exhibit, Instructables®: Made in Your Mind (now – Nov. 4). See how creating your own project is fun as long as you have a maker attitude. Plus, check out more maker activities all around the Museum!
•Spotlight Performance - FLY Dance Company: Stand back and watch in awe as these mind-blowing B-Boys perform their impossible-looking back flips, head spins and whirling handstands.
Event time: Thursday, June 21 at 6:30 p.m. during Free Family Night.
Saturday, June 23: 2 p.m.
•Boomerang: What changes can you make that will allow a boomerang to fly further? Make one at Junktion then test it out in the Allen Family Courtyard.
•Numbered Paper Trick: Discover how you can create a paper puzzle which will show the same four numbers no matter how you turn and fold it at Junktion.
•Fridge Friends: Get a lesson on magnetism using attraction creativity at Junktion.
•Homemade Puzzles: Create your own mathematical puzzles inspired by the Instructables® brainiacs at the ExxonMobil Math Cart.
•Abstract Art: Head on over to the Alexander Art Academy and explore an art concept which highlights how your mind can manipulate your perception of things.
•Chalk Art: Warm weather brings outdoor art to the Alexander Art Academy. Create amazing art for your driveway or sidewalk using chalk!
•Marble Mazes: Left or right, up or down, which way to go? It’s all up to you as you invent your own maze at the Inventors’ Workshop.
***Events, times and activities subject to change.