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…

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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!

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This Week in Sproutside

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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.

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

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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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