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March Activities For Children and Families at L.C. Bates

March 4, 2023, 10:00 AM

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 AM on Saturday, repeating until March 25, 2023

One event on March 17, 2023 at 3:00 PM

$1 – $4
  • March 4,* 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 beaver has and touch sharp bobcat teeth. Make a paper skull craft to take home.
  • March 11,* Amazing Sea Shells: Tour 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.
  • March 17, 3 p.m., St. Patrick’s Day Green Hunt: Look For the Green! Grab a paper and green marker and see how many green things you can find and draw in the museum You will find green birds, insects, shells frogs and more that are well colored to camouflage in the green leaves and grass. Learn a little about the advantages of Green. Make a green puzzle to take home.
  • March 18*, Native American Baskets: Join us for a tour of the museum’s Wabanaki basket collection, including fine examples of Penobscot and Passamaquoddy art and craftsmanship. Learn more about some of the natural materials and ingenious techniques involved. Make a small paper basket.
  • March 25*, Capturing A Bird On Paper: Join us to tour the bird gallery to look at bird adaptations and then find a bird or two you would like to draw. Learn about birds as you observe and draw their feathers, feet and bills.

*The Saturday activities all start at 10 a.m.

Admission: $4 adults, $1 for children.


March 4, 2023
10:00 AM
$1 – $4


Deborah Staber


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