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Packrat Playhouse: Hidden in the Midden

Program Descriptions

Friday July 26th 2019: (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 3rd 2019: (6 to 12 years old)
The Science of Frogs and Toads
Amphibians are absolutely ribbiting, err, riveting creatures. Monsoons work their magic at summer's end and our frog and toad friends come out to play. Meet a few Sonoran species up close and hear their calls then make and take your very own slime!
Friday August 9th 2019: (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 August 17th 2019: (6-12 years old)
Rise and Shine - It's Packrat Playtime!
Friday August 23rd 2019: (2 to 5 years old)
Musical Story Time featuring "Manuelo the Playing Mantis"
Manuelo is a praying mantis that wants to be a musician! During story time kids will learn about arthropods and musical instruments. Additionally, everyone will meet an animal and decorate their own little instrument to take home! This activity is followed by exclusive playtime in Packrat Playhouse before we open to the public.
Saturday September 7th 2019: (6 to 12 years old)
The Science of Mammals
The desert is home to wild cats, dogs, skunks, and rodents, too! These warm-blooded animals are everywhere and even help engineer the desert (prairie dogs are famous for that). We'll learn how mammals stay cool in the heat, why they're important, and see some cute ones, too. It'll be an un-FUR-gettable day.
Saturday September 21st 2019: (6-12 years old)
Rise and Shine - It's Packrat Playtime!

Program Cost: $12 per child (non-members), & $10 per child (members)

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