Halloween Monster Mayhem
Something spooky this way comes to the Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center! A myriad of magic, mystery and monsters have maneuvered their way into the Museum for three weeks of Halloween! Come partake in spine-tingling experiments, spirit-lifting activities and slime-filled fun during our “Halloween Monster Mayhem” from Oct. 10 to 31, 2017. Meander your way through the Museum in search of goblins, goodies and goo!
- Go on a trick-or-treat monster hunt, 4 – 6 p.m. Tuesday- Friday, and all day Saturday!
- Feathers, antennas, and googly eyes! Come challenge your imagination and create the quirkiest creature of all out of a pool noodle. 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Oct. 21 at OcuSOFT® Art Academy.
- Put yourself in monsters’ shoes during Monster Feet Making, 4-6 p.m., on Oct.31 at OcuSOFT® Art Academy.
- Ooze with ickiness as you create a gooey concoction of Monster Slime on Oct. 28. Registration is required.
CRUNCH THE NUMBERS WONDERWEEK
Ghouls, goblins, and ghosts have descended upon the Children’s Museum of Houston and we need your help to defeat them by using your math skills! Join us for a week-long filled with spooky sights during our Crunch the Numbers WonderWeek!
- Unleash the beast within you and turn your name into a frightening monster at OcuSOFT® Art Academy.
- Come explore the physics behind how “ghost ring” vortexes move through the air at Science Station.
- Solve a puzzle and create hair-raising tangram animals at Junktion.
- Slithering snakes will delight you as you design your own snake bead bracelet at Junktion.
- Craft up your own sticky crawly spider web at Junktion.
IMAGINATION REANIMATION WONDERWEEK
OCT. 13 – 19
Transform yourself into Dr. Frankenstein and bring monsters to life during our Imagination Reanimation WonderWeek, Oct. 13 – 19 during Halloween Monster Mayhem. You’re sure to have a spine-tingling experience, experimenting with monstrous matters, participating in spirit-lifting activities, or going on a trick-or-treat monster hunt, 4 – 6 p.m. Tuesday – Friday and all day Saturday! It’s time to have a hair-raising good time and bring your creativity to life!
- Create a work of art that is simply glowing in OcuSOFT® Art Academy.
- Wire together your own freaky Frankenstein and bride of Frankenstein masks in Junktion.
- Your hair will stand on end when you strand together a mad scientist wig at Junktion.
- Inspect the unexpected when you engineer your own mad scientist goggles at Junktion.
- Make ghoulish monsters come alive in 3-D by creating hologram pyramids at Science Station.
BUBBLE TROUBLES WONDERWEEK
OCT. 20 – 26
Double, double, toil and trouble! Shakespeare couldn’t have imagined the trouble brewing.
- Mix potions and crazy color concoctions as you create your own bubble art of bats, cats, and cauldrons in OcuSOFT® Art Academy.
- Concoct enchanting Popsicle stick potion bottles with the eye of newt and scale of a dragon and encase the magic or piece together a craft stick creature at Junktion.
- Design a sugar skull mask in honor of “Dia de los Muertos”at Junktion.
- Fly off to the moon when you craft your own Witch’s Broom at Junktion.
- Conjure up dry ice ghost bubbles and watch them vanish before your eyes in Science Station.
DOSE OF GROSS WONDERWEEK
Oct. 27 – Nov. 2
This WonderWeek is sure to prescribe a dose of gross! We have a host of chemistry-related activities for you to explore.
- Create your own color-changing fizzy pumpkin at OcuSOFT® Art Academy.
- Piece together a fabric mythical monster at Junktion.
- Create a kazoo-like instrument, and bring on the monsters at Junktion.
- Become one of the walking dead as you string together a monster mask at Junktion.
- Explore the science behind a belly ache and its “gas”tly effects at Science Station.
***Activities, events and times subject to change.