At the Children's Museum, all our guests are friends! Celebrate this Autumn holiday by reveling in Fall and food-themed activities.
No matter how good the food is, the best part of Thanksgiving is having your close friends and family nearby. As Fall is in full swing, we celebrate Friendsgiving around the Museum with Fall and foodie-themed activities that'll get your turkey trotting!
Woven Paper Placemats
at Art Academy
Design and weave strips of paper in fall colors to use as a placemat in preparation for Thanksgiving.
Fall Foods Finger Puppets
Make your own finger puppet friends in the style of your favorite fruits and vegetables!
Celebrate the colors of fall and create a wreath for any occasion!
Thank You Leaves
Make an origami leaf as you think about all of the things you are thankful for!
Too Hot to Turkey Trot
at Math Cart
Use pattern blocks to solve the turkey puzzle!
Monarch Butterfly ID
Color and label the different parts of the butterfly, while learning how they function!
at Science Station
Create a straw airplane and fly it at the Science Station!
pH Levels of Household Liquids
at Power Science Lab
Learn the difference between acids and bases while testing the pH levels of some of your favorite juices.
Nuts and Bolts: Catapults
at Inventor's Workshop
Build all sorts of machines and other creations using different shapes of wood put together with actual nuts and bolts. This time we’ll be focused on medieval constructions, with special instructions on how to build catapults and trebuchets.
at Maker Annex
Design and laser-cut pre-film animation devices that make simple animations when spun. Our version of the phenakistiscope are spun by a DC motor and are under-lit by LEDs