Emily Oaks Nature Center is offering a free trail pack to
families with kids 2-5. Come use the grounds to explore shapes,
colors and textures of nature, and receive program ideas to
continue your explorations at home.
Stop by after picking up the report
card. Bring your report card and receive a special treat
This high energy, creative show explains the principles of
supply and demand, "assets" versus "things," and how currency,
banks and markets work. Learn how anyone can make themselves into
sturdy financial "ants" rather than hapless "grasshoppers."
Stomp and Shout's classes are designed to engage your children
in experiences that help them gain a sense of themselves and a
connection to the world they live in.
Forts are the perfect place for pretend stakeout areas and
secret society meetings. Use couch cushions, upside-down
tables, doors, headboards-even stairs that go nowhere!-to create a
cool and cozy space that's all your own.
Explore the magic that happens when soap, water, and air
combine. Use wild wands to makebubbles big and small. Catch,
dance with and even step inside giant bubbles.
The exhibit features the rare Black Java
and White Java strains of chicken, which were an endangered species
less than a decade ago. Includes a special child-height egg
incubator, hatchery unit and a pen for newborn chicks. Runs from
March 18-June 16.
A multi-media, interactive, exhibit that allows children to discover how nature is reflected and celebrated in the lives of Japanese children through special seasonal environments and traditional Japanese activities. The exhibit focuses on the regions of Lake Biwa, Sapporo, Kyoto and Fukuoka, offering an in-depth exploration of each region through video, audio and visual media, as well as authentic props and hands-on interactive activities.
Kids will be able
to explore the pet vet office and learn a new respect for creatures
as they nurse sick and injured animals back to health
on the examining and operating tables; examine
x-rays; get play animals clean; determine
what diet is best and make a healthy meal; climb
aboard a large format animal scale; help the lost pets
find their correct homes and clamber through the pet