Let's get back to the joy and wonder of play this Summer! Please join us for a summer of fun, making, creating, playing, and learning, and keep your journal of how you played during the Summer of 2021.
My Summer of Play Journal
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Summer of Play: at Home!
This summer, we're bringing all the fun of the Museum to your backyard with playful ideas you can do right at home. Enjoy our giant library of summer activities and keep coming back for new ideas each week.
Come Play in June!
Dowel StructuresIn the Tent, 6/5–6/6 & 6/30–7/4
PVC CreationsIn the Common, 6/5–6/6 & 6/30–7/4
SoundscapesIn the Tent, 6/12–6/13
Make Mini GolfIn the Tent, 6/19–6/20
Spider WebIn the Common, 6/19–6/20
Recycled CreationsIn the Common, 6/26–6/27
Art Lab in June
STEAM Lab in June
Come Play in July!
Dowel StructuresIn the Tent, 6/30–7/4.
PVC CreationsIn the Common, 6/30–7/4.
Make Mini GolfIn the Tent, 7/7–7/11
Spider WebIn the Common, 7/7–7/11
Recycled CreationsIn the Common, 7/14–7/18
SoundscapesIn the Tent, 7/14–7/18
Birds of a Feather
STEAM Lab in July
Challenge yourself to stack cups of all sizes in any way you can imagine.
Summer of Play CarnivalJuly 30, 6:00 - 9:00pm
Special Paint Extravaganza!July 21 - August 1
Come Play in August!
Make Mini GolfIn the Tent, 8/4–8/8
PVC CreationsIn the Common, 8/25–8/29
Mini RiverIn the Tent, 8/25–8/29
Art Lab in August
Draw your own comics, make a zine, or do a doodle.
STEAM Lab in August
Make your own shadow puppet! Choose a unique pattern and color combination. Learn about the science of light as you test your creations. What shapes are the shadows? What colors? Can you make them appear larger?