Discovery Saturdays

Discovery Saturdays – Thunder and Lightning!

Thunder and Lightning! January Theme – Learn about different kinds of weather! Design and make your own crafts to take away during our Discovery Saturday programs designed for everyone of all ages. During January we’ll explore different kinds of weather we experience in Las Vegas. Make and take: lightning pictures Learn how thunder and lightning […]

Discovery Saturdays – Snow!

Snow! January Theme – Learn about different kinds of weather! Design and make your own crafts to take away during our Discovery Saturday programs designed for everyone of all ages. During January we’ll explore different kinds of weather we experience in Las Vegas. Make-and-take: paper snowglobe See pictures of snow in Las Vegas Join us […]

Discovery Saturdays – (Cancelled) Wind!

EVENT CANCELLED – Wind! January Theme – Learn about different kinds of weather! Design and make your own crafts to take away during our Discovery Saturday programs designed for everyone of all ages. During January we’ll explore different kinds of weather we experience in Las Vegas. Make-and-take: wind chime Measure wind speeds with an anemometer […]

Discovery Saturdays – Rain!

Rain! January Theme – Learn about different kinds of weather! Design and make your own crafts to take away during our Discovery Saturday programs designed for everyone of all ages. Make-and-takes include rain puddle craft and rain sticks Learn how to measure rain with a rain gauge See some statistics about rain in Las Vegas […]

Discovery Saturdays – DIY Toys

DIY Toys School is out for the year! Help beat the boredom by making some of your own toys. Design and make your own toys during our Discovery Saturday craft programs designed for everyone of all ages. 10 am to 2 pm in our Special Events Room. Free with regular admission.  

Discovery Saturdays – Snowflakes!

Snowflakes We can’t always count on a snowy holiday season in the desert, so make your own snowflake to take home! Design and make your own snowflake during our Discovery Saturday craft programs designed for everyone of all ages. 10 am to 2 pm in our Special Events Room. Free with regular admission.  

Discovery Saturdays – Holiday Cards

Holiday Cards Come and see some holiday cards from our collections and get inspired to make some of your own. Design and make your own seasonal holiday cards during our Discovery Saturday craft programs designed for everyone of all ages. 10 am to 2 pm in our Special Events Room. Free with regular admission.  

Discovery Saturdays – Mexican Paper Flowers

There has been a long tradition in Mexico of constructing things, such as flowers, out of colored tissue paper. It’s a tradition that started more than 200 years ago in Mexico and it’s still growing. These artisans use their paper-crafting skills to create roses, carnations and zinnias, copying up to 12 varieties of flowers from […]

Discovery Saturdays – Cootie Catchers

Today we are making cootie catchers, which in other cultures and countries are also known as fortune tellers, chatterboxes, salt cellars, whirlybirds, or paku-paku.  These are all a form of origami that dates back centuries  from the Japanese words “oru” (to fold) and “kami” (paper). The salt cellar name is likely derived from a 1928 […]

Discovery Saturdays – Cootie Catchers

Today we are making cootie catchers, which in other cultures and countries are also known as fortune tellers, chatterboxes, salt cellars, whirlybirds, or paku-paku.  These are all a form of origami that dates back centuries  from the Japanese words “oru” (to fold) and “kami” (paper). The salt cellar name is likely derived from a 1928 […]