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Winter Activities at the Burke

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Enter the Ice Age or a snowy forest while in the warm comforts of the Burke with fun winter-themed, self-guided activities and crafts for all ages.

Every day through January 5, 2020:

  • November 29 – December 22: 2–5 PM Weekdays, 10 AM – 5 PM Weekends
  • December 23 – January 5: 10 AM – 5 PM daily

Let it snow! Make a paper snowflakes to take home or decorate our winter scene.
Use our winter-themed activity sheet to learn about how local animals survive the cold winter months. 
Create an Ice Age holiday card for a loved one.
Ice Age themed play table with mammoths, mastodons, sloths, and tigers
Cozy up at our dramatic play hearth where kids (and adults!) can pretend to create a winter meal using local ingredients.
Get up close to winter collections and speak with Burke researchers at Collections Open Door programs on weekends

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