Calling all bookworms! Do you love immersing yourself in a whole other world of fiction? Maybe you are a fact finder who loves to understand how things around you work? This WonderWeek is a celebration of reading during autumn. So get your bookmarks ready, and enjoy a whole new set of activities around the museum that pay tribute to books and the Halloween season.
Tissue Paper Pumpkins
Alexander Art Academy
Draw a pumpkin, then see how you can use water to make the colors “bleed” from tissue paper onto your canvas!
Create a bat using origami black paper and following the folding instructions
Read about a fox named Fletcher and his favorite tree, then make your own fox mask to wear!
Be the prince or princess of the sea as you decorate your own seashell crown!
Saturday, October 8th Only
Paper Strip Pumpkins
Create a 3D pumpkin as we gear up for Fall!
Read a story about two playful pigs, then make your own wearable pig ears.
Fill the Dragon
Use shapes to fill the dragon game board.
It’s October, so time to make your costume! Use cornstarch peanuts to design your own costume accessories.
Power Science Lab
Learn about different blood types and RH proteins by testing mystery blood with A and B antigens.
*October 5 - November 1
“It’s Alive!” Frankenstein’s Workshop
Inventor's Workshop and Maker Annex
Invent other-worldly monsters from your own imagination, then bring them to life!