Halloween Monster Mayhem

Monday, October 16, 2017

SUGAR LAND (Oct. 5, 2017) – Something spooky this way comes to the Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center – A Very Special Project of the Children’s Museum of Houston!  A myriad of magic, mystery and monsters have maneuvered their way into the Discovery Center 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!  Set out on a trick-or-treat monster hunt every day from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and all day Saturday!



Saturday, Oct. 21

Feathers, antennas and googly eyes!  Challenge your imagination to create the quirkiest creature of all out of a pool noodle at OcuSOFT® Art Academy.


Saturday, Oct. 28

Beware the blob!  We’re going gaga for goo as we’re experiencing a slime breach.  You’re invited to help us overcome this gelatinous hiccup by probing slime.  It creeps.  It crawls.  It’s a dose of gross!


Tuesday, Oct. 31

Let the ghoul times roll as you make monstrous feet.  Then, trick-or-treat away.   Be sure to come dressed in your most boo-tiful or frightfully freaky costume!



Oct. 13 – 19

It’s alive! This electrifying WonderWeek is sure to 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 at Junktion.
  • Your hair will stand up 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.


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 dragon and encase the magic or piece together a craft stick creature at Junktion.
  • Design a sugar skull mask in honor of “Día 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.


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.


Ranked as one of the “Top 10 Things to Do in Sugar Land” on TripAdvisor, The Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center is a Playground for Your Mind™.  It is dedicated to transforming communities through innovative, child-centered learning with a vision to spark a passion for lifelong learning in all children.  Located at 198 Kempner St., Sugar Land, TX 77498 in the Historic Imperial Market, the Discovery Center offers a multitude of innovative exhibits and bilingual learning programs for kids ages birth to 12 years.  Admission is $12 per person and $11 for seniors 65 years and older and for members of the military.  HOURS are Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.  For more information, please visit www.childrensdiscoveryfb.org or call (832) 742-2800.  Also, “like” the Museum on Facebook, www.facebook.com/FortBendDiscoveryCenter   Can your mind come out to play?™



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