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Packrat Playhouse: Hidden in the Midden

Program Descriptions

Thursday August 23rd 2018: (2 to 5 years old)
Monsoon Story Time featuring "Dig, Wait, Listen"
The summer rains bring animals out! Toads call, snakes slither, and insects buzz in response to the monsoon magic. During story time kids will learn all about toads in the Sonoran Desert! Additionally, everyone will meet an animal, play with slime, and go home with a prize. This activity is followed by exclusive playtime in Packrat Playhouse before we open to the public.
Saturday August 25th 2018: (6 to 12 years old)
Monsoon Story Time featuring "Dig, Wait, Listen"
The summer rains bring animals out! Toads call, snakes slither, and insects buzz in response to the monsoon magic. During story time kids will learn all about toads in the Sonoran Desert! Additionally, everyone will meet an animal, play with slime, and go home with a prize. This activity is followed by exclusive playtime in Packrat Playhouse before we open to the public.
Thursday August 30th 2018: (2 to 5 years old)
Animal Yoga
Animals can bend, stretch, jump, and move! Come bring out the animal in you. In this movement-focused class we'll learn about animals as we mimic their yoga poses. We'll also meet a live animal and go home with a fun prize. This activity is followed by exclusive playtime in Packrat Playhouse before we open to the public.
Saturday September 1st 2018: (6 to 12 years old)
Animal Yoga
Animals can bend, stretch, jump, and move! Come bring out the animal in you. In this movement-focused class we'll learn about animals as we mimic their yoga poses. We'll also meet a live animal and go home with a fun prize. This activity is followed by exclusive playtime in Packrat Playhouse before we open to the public.
Thursday September 6th 2018: (2 to 5 years old)
Animals and Art
Learn about packrats through arts and crafts! Design your own packrat house and fill it with treasure. Let a live animal inspire your artistic side and go home with a fun prize. This activity is followed by exclusive playtime in Packrat Playhouse before we open to the public.
Saturday September 8th 2018: (6 to 12 years old)
Animals and Art
Learn about packrats through arts and crafts! Design your own packrat house and fill it with treasure. Let a live animal inspire your artistic side and go home with a fun prize. This activity is followed by exclusive playtime in Packrat Playhouse before we open to the public.
Thursday September 13th 2018: (2 to 5 years old)
Music and You!
Sing, dance, and get silly during music time! Learn about our desert creatures and make your own instrument to take home. A live animal will inspire the tunes! This activity is followed by exclusive playtime in Packrat Playhouse before we open to the public.
Saturday September 15th 2018: (6 to 12 years old)
Music and You!
Sing, dance, and get silly during music time! Learn about our desert creatures and make your own instrument to take home. A live animal will inspire the tunes! This activity is followed by exclusive playtime in Packrat Playhouse before we open to the public.
Thursday September 20th 2018: (2 to 5 years old)
The Science of: Weather and Clouds
Why does it rain and what is lightning? Come explore the science of weather with crazy demos (rain inside?!) and make your own art to take home. Additionally, everyone will meet an animal and go home with a prize. This activity is followed by exclusive playtime in Packrat Playhouse before we open to the public.
Saturday September 22nd 2018: (6 to 12 years old)
The Science of: Weather and Clouds
Why does it rain and what is lightning? Come explore the science of weather with crazy demos (rain inside?!) and make your own art to take home. Additionally, everyone will meet an animal and go home with a prize. This activity is followed by exclusive playtime in Packrat Playhouse before we open to the public.
Thursday September 27th 2018: (2 to 5 years old)
Interactive Storytime featuring "Desert Night Shift" with Penny Packrat
Packrats are the desert's collectors. Discover these curious creatures and some of their favorite collectibles as we read a story about Penny the Packrat. We'll help her collect items, and share what we like to collect! Meet an animal and go home with a fun prize. This activity is followed by exclusive playtime in Packrat Playhouse before we open to the public.
Saturday September 29th 2018: (6 to 12 years old)
Interactive Storytime featuring "Desert Night Shift" with Penny Packrat
Packrats are the desert's collectors. Discover these curious creatures and some of their favorite collectibles as we read a story about Penny the Packrat. We'll help her collect items, and share what we like to collect! Meet an animal and go home with a fun prize. This activity is followed by exclusive playtime in Packrat Playhouse before we open to the public.
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