Celebrate Cinco de Mayo by building piñatas, which are a type of
enrichment that many animals from meerkats to mongoose to tigers
love to tear apart in hopes of finding treats inside. Create
piñatas for your favorite zoo animals and then head out into the
zoo to watch them tear the piñatas to pieces.
Stop by to learn the simple technique of punching holes into
decorative patterns on tin and make a piece of punched tin to take
Come dressed as or bring your favorite monster for this mythical
magical romp. Explore everyday physics principles that demystify
movie magic. Plus, manufacture monstrous treats and create creature
American Family Theater's award-winning musical tells of
Beauty's adventures at the castle of the Beast and leads to the
magical moment when the Beast becomes a man.
Concert for kids.
Enter a tree house village filled with adventure and
imagination. Play, make believe, and become part of the trees'
ever-changing tale. The exhibition is comprised of six fun-filled,
educational tree houses, aimed at kids 2-10.
Children can immerse themselves in backstage preparation, perform routines in center ring or manage the behind-the-scenes action of lights and sound. Plus, try making a circus balance toy or dress up like a clown.
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
Travel back to 1893 and experience the excitement of the White
City. Digital technology will bring the World's Fair to life.
Visitors will see items that thrilled fairgoers 120 years ago
including large taxidermied animals, fully articulated animal
skeletons, and ancient fish from Wyoming's Green River fossil bed.
Using an iPad application, visitors can explore many items from the
World's Fair still hidden in the Museum's vaults and will also get
an overview of the Museum's history and the personalities who
helped shape this institution.