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Saturday Morning Children’s Nature Programs

January 7, 2023, 10:00 AM

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An event every week that begins at 10:00 AM on Saturday, repeating until January 28, 2023

Come enjoy children's activities on Saturday mornings at L.C. Bates!

  •  Jan. 7  Mammal Skulls, Teeth and Claws Examine mammal skulls, teeth and claws to determine how they help each mammal. Learn how some skulls and their teeth are designed well for hunting, chewing wood or grazing. Count how many teeth a bear has and touch sharp bobcat teeth. Make a paper skull craft to take home.

  • Jan. 14  Earth and Space Activities Explore how craters are made, the planets in the solar system, clouds and more.

  • Jan. 21 Amazing Sea ShellsTour the sea shell collections to learn about the interesting adaptations of different sea shells. See and touch tube worms, scallops, cone snails, cowries and our local clams. Find out how their shells protect them and grow. Start a small shell collection to take home.

  • Jan. 28 Rocks, Rocks Learn about many types of rocks and minerals and how we all use them. Marvel at the wonderful colors of our Maine state mineral. Start a mini mineral collection.

Admission: $4 for adults, $1 for children.


January 7, 2023
10:00 AM


Deborah Staber


L.C. Bates Museum, Good Will-Hinckley
14 Easler Road
Hinckley, ME
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