Sproutside at the Flint Children's Museum

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

School is just a few weeks away, here is a fun project to get your brain back in shape!

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Looking for a fun summer project to keep your kids thinking? The Heirloom Project from Girl Museum is a great way to learn about history and spend time talking with family! It is really easy, too. There are instructional videos on the website to help you get started. Once you are done with your project, it will become a part of a museum exhibit, how cool is that?!

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Find all of the details here: http://girlmuseum.org/Exhibitions/intmuseumsday.php

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A Butterfly Invasion!

A Butterfly Invasion!

Over 70 beautiful butterflies landed in Sproutside this morning.

What’s special about these butterflies? They were made by kids from the local Flint Community Schools who are visiting us for fun field trips all week. The students learned important new science terms such as camouflage and bilateral symmetry.

We expect more butterflies to arrive tomorrow morning, and we can’t wait to see how pretty they are!

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Back to School!

For many kids Labor Day Weekend means the last of Summer Vacation. Help your children get excited for the new school year by making a fun bookmark craft!

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We made these cute monster bookmarks at the museum recently, the kids were so excited to tuck them into their books.

Here are the super simple instructions:
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Have fun, and we hope that everyone has a great first day of school!

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