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Packrat Playhouse: Hidden in the Midden

Program Descriptions

Saturday September 21st 2019: (6-12 years old)
Rise and Shine - It's Packrat Playtime!
Friday October 4th 2019: (2 to 6 years old)
"Dress Up Day" for Desert Yoga!
Dress up and join us for a very special October edition of Desert Yoga! Bend, stretch, jump, and move in your costume while we learn about animals and 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. (Feel free to bring your own yoga mat!)
Friday November 1st 2019: (2 to 6 years old)
Ravin' About Raptors
The Desert Museum’s famous Raptor Free Flight has taken wing once again. Soar on into our Packrat Playhouse program to discover the wonders of raptors and meet an animal that keeps some of our tiniest raptors flying strong. Learn how you can protect these amazing birds around your home and make a craft to help. We’ll also go home with a fun prize. This activity is followed by exclusive playtime in Packrat Playhouse before we open to the public.
Friday December 6th 2019: (2 to 6 years old)
Story Time 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.
Friday January 3rd 2020: (2 to 6 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.

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

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