Make It Take It

Thursday  18 July  2019  10:00 AM    Thursday  18 July  2019 12:00 PM
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Last update 19/07/2019
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From 10 AM to noon on most Tuesdays and Thursdays in July, we'll have parent/self-guided learning stations where your children can have hands-on fun and take their projects home with them. There will also be 6 new or updated Jr. Ag Spots throughout the Museum including a Summer Reading Spot and a fun new Chicken activity in the Livestock Room! This is a wonderful opportunity to help your children learn more about agriculture and spend some quality time together. While Make It Take It is free, signing up for a ticket is recommended to ensure there are enough supplies for all children. 

Make It Take It Activities Schedule: 

July 2nd - Make a cotton potholder and learn about the cotton and wool industry in Florida. In addition you can plant sunflowers and learn about the life cycle of a plant. 

July 9th - Create a pompom caterpillar and plant wildflowers as you learn about the life cycle of butterflies and the importance of native wildflowers in ensuring healthy pollinators. 

July 11th - Make a cow mask and learn about dairies as well as having planting a grass person. 

July 16th - Plant beans and learn how they grow. Then create a fish puppet and learn about our native aquarium critters.

July 18th - It's all about the flowers! You can plant sunflowers and create your own adorable pipe cleaner flower that will never die. 

July 25th - Learn about all the agricultural products that go into a taco through a fun craft and plant beans that you can maybe use in a future tasty meal! 

July 30th - Create a grass person and your own chicken puppet as you learn more about chickens.

​Excluded days are: 

Thursday, July 4th - Museum Closed 

Tuesday, July 23rd - Private Event

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Manatee County Agricultural Museum
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Manatee County Agricultural Museum
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