Fun Things to Do in the Triangle March 5-8
Practice numbers in nature, make puppets and meet tropical animals
Get up close and personal with tropical animals this week at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
Photo courtesy of Camden Shrout
Fun awaits you and your child this week. Practice numbers in nature at Crowder County Park in Apex, make puppets while exploring fibers and textile crafts with the Durham Arts Council, meet tropical animals in person at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences and use your STEM skills in an egg drop at the Northeast Regional Library in Raleigh.
Children ages 18 months-3 years can practice their numbers using center-based activities and develop fine motor skills using natural objects. This activity is set for Mar. 5 from 10:30-11 a.m. at the Upper Pavilion at Crowder County Park in Apex. The fee is $2 per child and preregistration is required.
photo courtesy of crowder county park
In this fun workshop, you and your child ages 4-8 will explore fiber and textile crafts together and make puppets. The activity is from 9:45 a.m.-11 a.m. on March 6 in the GTE Fiber Arts Studio at the Durham Arts Council. The fee is $12 per participant, with an additional $5 supply fee. Preregister here while space is still available.
photo courtesy of Diana cathcart and the durham arts council
Meet the Animals FREE
You can your child can come face to face with live animals this March 7 at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences. Learn about tropical animals in this fun, interactive activity during this free program, which takes place at 11 a.m., 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., and is suitable for all ages. No registration is necessary, but arrive a few minutes early so you don’t miss any of the action.
photo courtesy of stacey dineen
This program for teens in grades 6-10 at the Northeast Regional Library in Raleigh will feature an egg drop. Teens will create the best protection for their egg using all their imagination and STEM skills. The free activity is set for Mar. 8 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. and preregistration is required.
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