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Nutcracker Extravaganza

November 29, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

On November 29th, your kids are in for a NUTTY afternoon! 🥜 Our annual Nutcracker Extravaganza will feature interactive activities that range from dance classes, to creating a unique nutcracker puppet, to witnessing imitation snow being made! ❄️

Time: Ongoing throughout the Day
Location: Art Zone
Gallery: Toddler Town – Level 1
Description: Design a pair of ballet slippers in celebration of the Nutcracker Ballet!

Time: Ongoing throughout the Day
Location: Creative Stations
Gallery: Young at Art – Level 3
Description: Live performances vs films: Join us as we kick off our Nutcracker Extravaganza! Explore the similarities and differences between the Nutcracker Ballet scenes, and your own rendition of those scenes.

Time: Ongoing
Location: Presentation Space
Gallery: Patents Pending – Level 3
Description: Lights, Camera, Action! Explore theater dynamics and create your own nutcracker scene in Patents Pending using a miniature stage design.

Time: 10:30am and 1:30pm
Location: Art Zone
Gallery: Toddler Town – Level 1
Nutcracker Read Aloud – Special for Little Learners 5 and younger
Description: Join us for an interactive read aloud featuring a classic Nutcracker tale.

Time: 11:00am
Location: Presentation Space
Gallery: Young at Art – Level 3
Texture & Line
Description: Join us as we explore the elements texture and line and learn how to use them in three-dimensional and two-dimensional works of art.

Time: 11:30am
Location: Presentation Space
Gallery: Patents Pending – Level 3
Fun with Polymers – At the Science Bench
Description: Discover the importance of polymers and learn why they are an integral part of our everyday lives!

Time: 12:30pm
Location: Presentation Space
Gallery: Solve It – Level 3
Unique You
Description: Explore what makes you unique! Explore how and why scientists use fingerprints, observe your own, and see how they are unique!

Time: 2:00pm
Location: Presentation Space
Gallery: DISCOVERY Lab – Level 2
Circuits in a Snap!
Description: Learn about how to use electrical circuits to power lights and motors, and then practice your own hand at electrical engineering as a team!

Time: 2:30pm
Location: Presentation Space
Gallery: Eco City – Level 2
What Makes a Community?
Description: Join us in Eco City as we explore the meaning of community and what makes up our own communities.

Time: 3:00pm
Location: Presentation Space
Gallery: Patents Pending – Level 3
Action, Reaction! – At the Science Bench
Description: Flames, color changes, awesome actions and neat reactions! Explore chemistry through dazzling demonstrations!

ONGOING ACTIVITIES

Mouse King Crown Design
Description: Learn about different characters of the Nutcracker Ballet and design your own crown fit for the Mouse King!

Fanciful Flowers
Description: Take a trip to the land of spring and design your own vibrant tissue paper flowers.

Lollipop Wands
Description: Decorate your own spiraling lollipop wand inspired by the magical land of sweets!

Nutcracker Puppets
Description: Create your own nutcracker hand puppet to keep your safe from the Mouse King!

Snowflake Ornament
Description: Drop by the Land of Snow and make your own sparkling snowflake ornament!

Let it Snow!
Description: Join us as we experiment with sodium polyacrylate and whip up a batch of cold, white fluffy stuff inspired by the Land of Snow!

Details

Date:
November 29, 2019
Time:
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
http://bit.ly/2m5oH2Z

Venue

Discovery Children’s Museum
360 Promenade Pl
Las Vegas, NV 89106 US
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