We have yet another great, family fun-filled event planned for the 2018 holiday season. This years event will be a celebration of our current exhibit, Animation Academy, and will feature some fun and educational activities for the whole family. Best of all we are encouraging visitors to come in their favorite comfy PJs for the event! Flannels, onesies, superheroes – whatever your favorite, we want to see them!
Photo opps with Santa & Mrs. Claus
Animal Tales, LLC Holiday Showcase
Demonstrations and Activities
CSI: Christmas Science Investigations-Using Cinnamon, Ginger and Tumeric to develop fingerprints left on “milk bottles” to find out who stole Santa’s Cookies.
Who needs a gingerbread house when you can grow your own? Learn more about Turtle anatomy and how they create their shell.
Expanding Grinch Heart: How can we use simple chemistry to help the grumpy Grinch’s heart grow three sizes during our Crazy Christmas PJ Party? Hint- it involves a solid, a liquid, and a gas.
Snowball Catapult: Learn how to build a catapult and use it to have a paper snowball fight.
Electrostatic Tinsel: Decorate your day as we learn how static electricity can be formed and use it to stick pieces of tinsel to balloons.
Wonderful Window Clings: Learn how to create your very own wonderful window cling in this fun science demonstration.
Radical Reindeer Toothpaste: Come and see how Santa cleans his reindeer teeth in this colorful Christmas demonstration.
Snowflake Science- Learn all about snowflakes and experience an insta-snowstorm in the Wharf of Wonder!
The Sustainable gingerbread house: Make a “gingerbread” house that is resilient to coastal weathering and supportive of sustainable energy.
Holiday Light Science: Explore circuits with holiday lights with batteries! Can you make the lights come on?
Healthier Eggnog- Discover the science behind whipped eggs and don’t even think about worrying with over indulging!
Grinch Kabobs- Enjoy a yummy, Grinch inspired fruit kabob and don’t forget to focus on fruits in your daily meal plan.
PLUS we will being showing the holiday favorite, Santa vs. The Snowman on the IMAX Dome!
Admission includes the IMAX Dome film Santa vs. The Snowman and special holiday cartoons TBA.