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Catapult Crafting

Madison Children's Museum 100 N. Hamilton Street, Madison, WI, United States

3... 2... 1... Launch! Make your own catapult and see how far pom poms and other projectiles can fly. Learn about the physics of force and motion while launching objects of different weights and sizes. This event is free with general museum admission.

Wild Wonders: Snowman Planters

Madison Children's Museum 100 N. Hamilton Street, Madison, WI, United States

Transform a paper cup into a snowman planter! Plant wheatgrass seeds, take it home, and enjoy watching the plants grow. This event is free with general museum admission. Photo credit: Amanda Eldridge

Exploration Station: Nature Mosaics

Madison Children's Museum 100 N. Hamilton Street, Madison, WI, United States

Use dried beans and a sprinkle of imagination to make mosaics of your favorite animals. This event is free with general museum admission. Photo credit: Natalie McCatty

STEAM Time: Melting Icebergs

Madison Children's Museum 100 N. Hamilton Street, Madison, WI, United States

Explore the science of phase changes and melt animal figurines out of little "icebergs" (ice cubes). STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) activities foster children’s creativity, ignite curiosity, encourage divergent thinking, and increase problem-solving skills as children explore the world around them. This event is free with general museum admission.

Exploration Station: Succulent Planters

Madison Children's Museum 100 N. Hamilton Street, Madison, WI, United States

Pick out and plant your own succulent, then bring your plant buddy home in a pot from our Clay Day program. This event is free with general museum admission.

Exploration Station: Succulent Planters

Madison Children's Museum 100 N. Hamilton Street, Madison, WI, United States

Pick out and plant a succulent, then bring your plant buddy home in a pot from our Clay Day program. This event is free with general museum admission.

Wild Wonders: Animal Tracking

Madison Children's Museum 100 N. Hamilton Street, Madison, WI, United States

Get creative and design a collaborative wintery scene. Move animal figures through the snow and identify their tracks! This event is free with general museum admission.

Exploration Station: Winter Bird Feeders

Madison Children's Museum 100 N. Hamilton Street, Madison, WI, United States

Exercise your fine motor skills to create take-home winter bird feeders. Hang it from a tree or balcony outside to attract and nourish native Wisconsin birds! This event is free with general museum admission.

Wild Wonders: Tiny Felt Friends

Madison Children's Museum 100 N. Hamilton Street, Madison, WI, United States

Use beginner sewing skills to create miniature versions of your favorite animals! Photo credit: Nomita Vaish-Taylor

STEAM Time: Wheatgrass Monsters

Madison Children's Museum 100 N. Hamilton Street, Madison, WI, United States

Celebrate National Green Juice Day by planting your own wheat grass plant to grow at home. When your wheatgrass sprouts, add it to your smoothies or treat family pets to a nutritious snack! This event is free with general museum admission.

Exploration Station: Milkweed Mini Crafts

Madison Children's Museum 100 N. Hamilton Street, Madison, WI, United States

Exercise your imagination and fine motor skills to create miniature creations out of milkweed pods. This event is free with general museum admission.

Exploration Station: Milkweed Mini Crafts

Madison Children's Museum 100 N. Hamilton Street, Madison, WI, United States

Exercise your imagination and fine motor skills to create miniature creations out of milkweed pods. This event is free with general museum admission.

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