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Hooked on Books

September 23 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until September 24, 2022

| Free – $15

Read a book and escape from reality! Let your imagination run wild!

Reading is a part of our daily lives! Whether it’s a road sign, an e-mail, or a good book that whisks you away into a far off land, reading is important for kids and their development. We are showing our love for literacy with this WonderWeek. Practice your literacy around the Museum and dive into an all-new set of activities.

Sponsored by Phillips 66.


Crumpled Paper Art

Alexander Art Academy

Turn a crumpled piece of paper into a colorful work of art! Inspired by “Ish” by Peter H. Reynolds.

Leaf Rubbings


Learn the anatomy of the leaves by making rubbings from leaves around this neighborhood!

A Pirate’s Life for Me


Get ready to sail the seven seas as you make your own pirate hat inspired by the book How I Became A Pirate.

Aviator Hat


Read Fly High! The Story of Bessie Coleman, then make your own pilot hat to wear.

Paper Plate Panda


Use a paper plate to make a mask inspired by Zen Shorts by Jon J Muth.

Roll the Red Carpet

Math Cart

Challenge yourself by playing a counting game with dice, red carpet and a friend!

Cloud Identification*

Science Station

Use cotton, paper and a glue stick to transform common materials into clouds! Learn about the different cloud types and craft some cloud art to take home!

*Sponsored by Phillips 66

Cotton Clouds!*

Science Station

Did you knowA puffy, cumulus cloud weighs over 1 million pounds! Experiment with cloud density using water and a cotton ball. How much water can your ‘cloud’ hold??

*Sponsored by Phillips 66

DIY Density Columns/Pipe Cleaner Neurons

Power Science Lab

Learn about density by making a small liquid column in a test tube you take home with you!

Musical Inventors!

Inventor’s Workshop and Maker Annex,

Use simple craft materials and create noise-makers of all different sorts, from mini-washtub basses to harmonicas. Then get silly with your toots, twangs and thumps as you make music with your new instrument!


September 23
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Free – $15


Children’s Museum of Houston
1500 Binz St.
Houston, TX 77004 United States
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