Children's Museum of Houston


Past Event
Free as a part of Family Night

Location Info:

Children's Museum of Houston
1500 Binz
Houston, TX  77004
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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