Children's Museum of Houston

We're walking on sunshine this September... with books! Join the Children's Museum and Phillips 66 as we step outdoors and leap into books from 5 to 7:30 p.m. on Free Family Night! This hands-on literacy experience will give you the tools to jumpstart your child's reading by giving practical tips and insights on language development and home activity ideas. ON-GOING ACTIVITIES International Dot Day: Discover the power and potential of creativity as we create a work of art to celebrate International Dot Day at Alexander Art Academy. Field Guide to Native Plants: Create your own book to help you identify plants commonly found in the Houston area at EcoStation. My Story Rocks: Come join us and make your own story using picture stones, arranging them on a story board at EcoStation. Papel Picado Flag: Use papel picado to design an independence flag in Junktion. The Little Lizard: Create your own lizard who searched for the sun after reading The Lizard and the Sun tale at Junktion. Flower Crown: Design a colorful flower crown inspired by Mexican painter Frida Kahlo during the Mexican Independence Day celebration at Junktion. Galactic Storytime: Blast off to far away worlds and journey with us during Galactic story time at Parent Resource Library. Cabbage Chemistry:Using red cabbage juice and other food products, you will learn how to test the liquid in a cabbage for analyzing pH levels at Power Science Lab. Iron in Cereal: Explore how to test iron in your morning cereal and learn about the important role iron plays in the human body at Power Science Lab. Testing Proteins: Test for proteins in different foods using a special technique known as Piotrowski's test at Power Science Lab. Oily Fats: Learn how to compare fat levels in different cooking oils at Power Science Lab. ***Activities, events, and times subject to change.
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