Sproutside at the Flint Children's Museum

To inspire a love for learning and awaken imagination through exploration and hands on play.

Happy birthday, E.B. White!

Today we celebrated this famous author’s 113th birthday. Mr. White died in 1985, but he still deserves a celebration! We made spider hats and talked about Charlotte’s Web.

Did you know that spiders have 8 legs? Lots of our younger visitors learned this today while they practiced counting.

We asked our guests what their favorite books are. Look at all of these great suggestions. We are glad you all love to read!


Rock & roll!

Today is Rock ‘N Roll painting day! Isn’t this a cool piece of art? Out little artist learned about mixing colors when he used yellow and blue and it turned out green! Can you think of a famous artist whose art reminds you of this?


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Would You Like to Join Us for a Picnic?

Saturday, June 30th is Great American Picnic Day. Join us to celebrate by bringing a picnic lunch to eat in Sproutside. We will also be making these cute little bugs. The one on the left has been named a “Goat Ant” by Sproutside staff member Michael, and the one on the right is Marvelous Millipede.Come make your own critter on the 30th!


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Thank You AAF-GF!

This past Wednesday the museum hosted a free day to celebrate the generosity of the AAF-GF. This group provided a wonderful advertising campaign for the museum. Keep your eye out for our commercials!

For some of our activities in Sproutside we made chromatography butterflies and flowers.


Here is one of our friends coloring what is going to be a beautiful butterfly!


Miss Natalie was also here for a sing a long with the guests. She will be performing in Sproutside every Tuesday and Thursday this summer.

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