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Children’s Museum of Houston

Dr. Seuss’ Roundup

Thursday, Mar. 1, 2018 – Wednesday, Mar. 7, 2018

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Join us as we celebrate the fantastic and wonderful tales of Dr. Seuss with a week filled with zany and wacky activities around each corner during our whimsical Dr. Seuss Roundup celebration!

ON-GOING ACTIVITIES:

  • Oh, the Places You'll Go in Texas: Capture the beauty and majesty of the rolling landscapes of Texas at Alexander Art Academy.
  • Farm Animal Finger Puppets: Make your own unique finger puppets of farm animals and use them to put on a show at EcoStation.
  • Texas State Symbol Bingo: Giddy-up! Get three state symbols in a row to win at Ecostation.
  • Boot-Scootin' Boogie: Dance the day away when you fashion your own cowboy boots from a paper bag at Junktion.
  • One Fish, Two Fish, Stuffed Fish for You!: Read the underwater tale of "One Fish, Two Fish" and then dive right in as you make your own fish at Junktion.
  • Horton(He)ear's a Who: Perk up your ears and listen for those little whos' with your own huge Horton Ears at Junktion. 
  • Whotastic Storytime!: Gather round as we explore the zany and magical works of Dr. Suess at Parent Resource Library.
  • Free the Animals: Learn more about probability in this hands-on, interactive game by freeing animals from cages at Math Cart.
  • Guerilla Gardening-Seed Balls: Dig in and create compressed seed balls using soil, clay, native wildflower seeds, and water at Science Station. 
  • Starch Testing: Discover the importance of starch in your diet and test for its presence in common household items at Power Science Lab. 
  • Neutralization Reaction: Observe a neutralization reaction and learn how our body's digestive system works at Power Science Lab. 
  • Cabbage Chemistry: Using red cabbage juice come learn how to test the liquid in a cabbage for pH levels at Power Science Lab.
  • DNA Extraction: Learn about DNA and extract it from strawberries at Power Science Lab.
  • Coding Creations: Code your own Google logo, Star Wars Galaxy or Minecraft game using code software and programming at Inventors' Workshop. 
  • Search Light: Experiment with soldering and simple circuits to light up the night sky with your very own searchlight at Chevron-Houston Texans Maker Annex. 

***Activities, events and times subject to change.

HOURS & ADMISSION

  • Tuesday - Saturday, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Thursday, 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
    Sunday, Noon - 6:00 pm
    Open Monday during Spring Break, Memorial Day, Fourth of July and Labor Day. Summer: Open Mondays Memorial Day through Labor Day. Closed Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year's Day.  
  • General Admission: $12 per person and $11 for seniors 65 years and older. FREE for children under one and Museum Members. Free Hours: FREE FAMILY NIGHT: Thursdays 5 pm - 8 pm.

Directions & Parking

  • Paid Parking
  • Street Parking
  • Parking fees: 1 hour - $5 2 hours - $6 3+ hours - $7 Metered and street parking are available around the Children's Museum of Houston.

Special Offers / Dining

The Children's Museum of Houston's spacious eatery, Fresh Cafe, offers nutritious eats and treats for any time of day! Enjoy a healthy meal with fresh salads, preservative-free sandwich bread and vegetarian options prepared daily - all at low prices.

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