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Mid-Autumn Festival WonderWeek

September 7 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

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

| Free – $15

Mid-Autumn marks a special Moon Festival in Vietnamese culture. Enjoy this colorful WonderWeek leading up to Saturday the 10th!

The Vietnamese Culture and Science Association has partnered with Children’s Museum Houston to bring this amazing event to life. The Mid-Autumn Festival, also known as the Moon Festival or Mooncake Festival, is a yearly festival celebrated in Chinese culture. Similar holidays are celebrated in Japan, Korea, Vietnam, and other Asian countries. Take part in this elegant and culturally rich WonderWeek with various Mid-Autumn Festival activities around the museum, all leading up to Saturday, September 10 celebrations!

 

ON-GOING ACTIVITIES

Full Moon Silhouettes

Alexander Art Academy

Combine chalk pastel, black tempera paint, and your own imagination to create a unique silhouette against a full moon background.

Leaf Rubbings

EcoStation

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

Festival Lantern

Junktion

Create your own paper lantern in celebration of the Mid-Autumn Festival.

Festival Masks

Junktion

Guests will create their own mask in celebration of the Mid-Autumn festival.

Jade Rabbit Banner

Junktion

Learn the legend of the rabbit in the moon as you assemble a banner made from traditional mid-autumn festival symbols.

Roll the Red Carpet

Math Cart

Play this challenging counting game of dice and red carpet with a friend.

Satellite Design Build and Test

Science Station

Design, build, and test your satellite before shipping it to space! Various foam pieces hook together to build a specific satellite. Kids will pick which pieces will connect to the satellite to record wavelengths, collect samples from deep space, etc.

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 common materials to create noise-makers of all different sorts, from mini-washtub basses to harmonicas. Then, let the jamboree commence as you make crazy music!

Details

Date:
September 7
Time:
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Cost:
Free – $15
Website:
https://www.cmhouston.org/events/mid-autumn-festival-wonderweek

Venue

Children’s Museum of Houston
1500 Binz St.
Houston, TX 77004 United States
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Phone:
713-522-1138
Website:
http://www.cmhouston.org/

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