Children’s Museum Houston

Woodworking Levels 1 & 2

Saturday, May. 26, 2018 – Sunday, May. 27, 2018


TInker, saw and work with wood! Learn how to use a variety of woodworking tools to create original pieces at our exclusive Maker Crew event on May 26 and 27 in our Chevron - Houston Texans Maker Annex workspace.

In Level 1, you will learn to use various woodworking tools such as punches, saws, hammers and sand paper, as well as yarn and nails to create an original piece of "nail art."

In Level 2, you will use more advanced woodworking techniquest to create a candleholder out of a 2 x 4 piece of wood.

Please check the workshop times for each date below.  Check our calendar for Level 3 woodworking workshop dates!

Upon completion of Level 1, Level 2, and Level 3 workshops, interested participants will be invited to join our brand new Kid's Maker Crew - with exclusive workshop and tinkering opportunities.

Please note that preceding level(s) must be completed before moving on to next level. When available, only register for next level 2 and/or 3 if you have completed the previous level(s).


  • Workshop Dates: May 26 and 27
  • Workshop Times: 
  • Location: Chevron-Houston Texans Maker Annex
  • Age requirements: Children 8 and up with accompanying adult (younger siblings will not be allowed in the workshop space.)
  • Fee: $5.00 (this is in addition to museum admission costs)
  • Workshop length:  90 minutes


  • Tuesday - Saturday, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Thursday, 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
    Sunday, 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Closed Mondays. Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year's Day, and Easter Sunday.  
  • General Admission: $17 per person and $16 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 - $8, 2 hours - $9, 3+ hours - $10. 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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