Sproutside at the Flint Children's Museum

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

This Week in Sproutside…


This week’s exciting Sprouside programs include:

Tuesday: $2 Tuesday, Scat and Tracks (Learn about Michigan Mammals by identifying their poo and paws!)

Wednesday: Plant Dissection (See how plants work by taking them apart and looking inside.)

Thursday: Scat and Tracks

Friday: Grass Monsters (Grow your very own grass monster, don’t forget to give it a haircut!)

Saturday: Free Access Day! Thanks to the Michigan Virtual Charter Academy for sponsoring this free day! Join us for fun events such as science experiments, face painting, and more!


This Week in Sproutside


This week’s fitness circuit theme is DINOSAURS! Visit Dino World inside the museum, then take what you learned out to Sproutside. Pretend to be 6 different dinosaurs to win a prize.

Other activities are from 1-3pm (weather permitting):

Tuesday 5/28: Ribbon Dancers

Wednesday 5/29: Parachute Play

Thursday 5/30: Pet Plants

Friday 5/31: Go Fly a Kite

Saturday 6/1: Ferns

Sunday 6/2: Plant Dissections

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Fun with Nature

A lovely visitor donated a few birds nests and a beautiful egg.


Can you guess what type of bird laid the egg? Leave your answer in a comment below.


We had a lot of fun with today’s field trip in Sproutside. They looked at the nests and bird’s egg, and had a great time playing in the sunshine.


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Coming Soon…Sproutside 2012

Sproutside will be opening for the Summer 2012 season on Saturday, May 19th. Come join us for fun activities throughout the summer including:

  • Sproutside Safari
  • Pop Art
  • Eruption Day
  • Parachute Play
  • Teddy Bear’s Picnic

Stay tuned for more details!

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