FIRE AND ICE WONDERWEEK
Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019 – Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019
Join us for an icy hot week of fire-and-ice-inspired activities! Learn about fireflies, color theory and shapes during these fun-filled activities. Get creative by designing ice crystals, hands of fire and more!
Event time: Jan. 24-30, 2019
**Activities, events and times subject to change.
WHAT'S NEW THIS WEEK?
- Warm and Cool Colors: Learn color theory as you create a vibrant picture with warm and cool colors in Art Academy.
- Catch a Firefly: Race against a friend to catch the most fireflies in this fun board game while learning how these fiery bugs get their light in EcoStation.
- Trees through the Seasons: Build and color your own tree that rotates through the seasons in EcoStation.
- Ice Crystals Crystals: Learn about mathematician Hypatia while creating 3D geometric crystals in Junktion.
- Hand of Fire: Build a fire in the palm of your hand with this sensory activity in Junktion.
- Wings of Fire and Ice: Use hot and cold hues to color wings and pick which is your favorite in Junktion.
- Box It Up: Transform flat shapes into 3D objects in Math Cart.
- Flexagons: Flex these shapes to reveal the hidden sides in Science Station.
- The Olfactory Knows: Is that lavender or old socks? Use your nose to play this smelly matching game in Power Science Lab.
- Cabbage Chemistry: Test the pH levels of the foods using red cabbage juice and learn how they can support our digestive systems in Power Science Lab.
- DNA Extraction: Become a real-life detective by experimenting and extracting the DNA from strawberries in Power Science Lab.
- Starch Testing: Learn how starch is used in our diets and test foods in Power Science Lab.
- Laser-Cut LED Paper Lanterns: Light up the room by designing and creating your own lantern in Chevron Maker Annex.
- Playground Architects: Design and build your own 3D playground in Inventor's Workshop.
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 - $7 2 hours - $8 3+ hours - $9 Metered and street parking are available around the Children's Museum Houston.
Special Offers / Dining
The Children's Museum Houston's spacious eatery, Fresh Café, offers nutritious eats and treats for any time of day! Enjoy a healthy meal with savory salads, preservative-free sandwich bread and vegetarian options prepared daily – fresh off the grill!
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