It’s never too soon to start teaching your kids the importance of protecting the Earth and it’s natural resources. The Magic House in Kirkwood is kicking off Earth Day a little early with “Recycled Creations” this Saturday and Sunday, April 10 and 11.
Join art educators from Leftovers, etc. throughout the day to make eco-friendly masterpieces with materials and supplies from local businesses. Recycled Creations is part of The Magic House's Visiting Artist Series and is free with museum admission.
On Earth Day, April 22, The Magic House will begin it’s “Super Kids Save the World” exhibit –a hands-on traveling exhibit created by The Magic House in partnership with the Crawford Taylor Foundation and Enterprise Rent-A-Car Family that gives kids the power to go green. Designed with eco-friendly materials and practices, this exhibit teaches kids the basics of the four R's: Reduce, Reuse, Repair, Recycle.
Super Kids Save the Worldis based on the British children's book,George Saves the World by Lunchtime written by Jo Readman and illustrated by Ley Honor Roberts. The exhibit will run through December 31, 2010.
For more information on this and other events at the Magic House, visit www.magichouse.org.
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COCA presents a holiday classic like never before in Manual Cinema's Christmas Carol! Through hundreds of paper puppets, miniatures, silhouettes, and a live original score, Chicago-based performance collective Manual Cinema takes on the Charles Dickens classic with an imaginative and visually stunning twist specifically created for the 2020 holiday season.
Young visitors and their families are invited to the Energy Stage to enjoy interactive read-alouds of science-themed picture books. Story times are followed by a short demonstration or discussion connected to the book's main concepts.
Grant's Farm welcomes visitors this holiday season to the 2020 Holiday Fun Drive-Through Experience featuring dazzling light displays, a gingerbread village, Deer Park that has been transformed into a winter wonderland, and of course, the animals!
Extended your holiday fun into the evening at Magical Nights at The Magic House! Enjoy the twinkling light display after dark, story time with Mrs. Claus, cookies and milk, plus photos with Santa in his socially distanced sleigh. Reservations are required for this extremely limited-capacity (approximately 5% of full) event.