Spring Break at Hands On!

mon01apr9:00 amsun14(apr 14)5:00 pmFeaturedSpring Break at Hands On!Hands On Children's Museum, 414 Jefferson St. NE, Olympia

Event Details

Chomp, stomp, and roar at the Hands On Children’s Museum! This Spring Break, the Hands On Children’s Museum will have awesome dinosaur-themed activities and exciting special guests through April 14th, 2024. Examine real fossils with experts from the Burke Museum and Fossil Team PDX. Meet the Raptor Ambassadors with The Falconer and learn about birds of prey and their dinosaur ancestors. Explore epoch extinction events, create prehistoric cave paintings, dig for dino bones, watch wacky Dr. Science demos, join the dino stomp dance party, and more!

Special events and activities vary daily. See dates and times below.

Buy your tickets online to save $1 per ticket, get guaranteed admission, and enjoy quick check-in.

Exciting Spring Break Activities & Special Guests

  • Build dinosaur skeletons

  • Make dino feet, hats, and enjoy dinosaur coloring sheets in the Art Studio

  • Make Pterodactyl flyers for the wind tunnel

  • Draw with chalk and walk with giants as we compare ourselves to dinosaurs in the ODC

  • Explore epoch extinction events and make volcanoes erupt (April 1–7)

  • Examine dinosaur fossils at the science table (April 1–7)

  • Play with loose parts and learn about dino eating habits (April 1–7)

  • Launch comet catapults & design colorful asteroids (April 5–7)
  • Silkscreen dino prints (April 6–7)

  • Watch wacky Dr. Science demos (Intermittent)

  • Join in the dino stomp dance party (Intermittent)

  • Excavate dino bones in the ODC (weather permitting)

  • Learn about the total solar eclipse (April 8)

  • Examine fossils of the deep at the science table (April 8–14)

  • Design dino pop up cards (April 9–14)

  • Create tinfoil dino sculptures (April 9–14)


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