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Festival of Flowers: Family Day

April 7 @ 10:00 am5:00 pm

Explore the world of flowers through hands-on activities. Children 12 and under will receive a free copy of Daisy-Head Mayzie while supplies last.

Make Your Own Bouquet, 11 am-1 pm
Get some tips on choosing and arranging flowers and create your own beautiful flower bouquet to take home! Seating for this activity will begin every half hour and small children will need caregiver assistance.

Family Science Adventures, 11 am-2 pm
Explore the Science Museum and find the Roving Scientist. You never know what kind of demonstrations and hands-on activities they have in store for you!

Honey Tasting, 11 am-3 pm
Visit the bees of the Springfield Science Museum and learn how and why these pollinators make honey. Taste test honey made from the pollen that’s been harvested from a variety of plants. Honey is not recommended for children under 1 year old.

Bee-Bots in the Flower Garden, 11 am-3 pm
Learn simple coding while you program the Bee-Bots to move around the garden and help pollinate the flowers.

Do Touch the Flowers, 11 am-3 pm
While the rest of the flowers across the museums today are artfully arranged and hands-off, these blossoms are hands-ON. What do rose petals feel like? How about carnations? Explore a variety of textures at this do-touch station.

Wildflower Seeds, 11 am-3 pm
Use wildflower seeds, clay, and soil to prepare seeds for planting almost anywhere!

Free with museum admission!


April 7
10:00 am–5:00 pm


Springfield Museums
21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States


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