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The Children’s Museum of Houston will celebrate poetry and the spoken word during the Write Stuff Bash.  Experience fun literacy-inspired activities and performances sure to bring out the poet in you!

WHEN:  The Write Stuff Bash, April 9, 2016
WHERE:  Children’s Museum of Houston, 1500 Binz St., Houston, TX  77004

SPECIAL EVENTS:

Join HBU students and write an original piece inspired by museum exhibits!

Event time:  Noon – 2 p.m. throughout the Museum.

Journal Sheet Design:  Use creative journal sheets for startup stories and poems with the iWrite team.

Event time:  noon to 2 p.m. throughout the Museum.

Book Binding Maker Workshop:  Bind pages together and design your very own writer’s journal!

Event time:  2 to 4 p.m. in the Chevron Maker Annex.

ON-GOING ACTIVITIES:

  • “I Ain’t Gonna Paint No More!:” Channel Karen Beaumont’s book at Alexander Art Academy.
  • Brainwaves: Learn how brainwaves are measured when you rhyme vs. speak at Science Station.
  • Animal Camouflage: Spot Carle’s “Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?” at Ecostation.
  • Cat in the Hat Mask: Become the mischievous, troublemaker Cat in the Hat at Junktion.
  • Gruffalo Mask: Take on Julia Donaldson’s famous creature at Junktion.
  • Granny’s Flying Carpet: Design it like in Blackstone’s “My Granny Went to Market” at Junktion.

 HOURS/COST:

  • MUSEUM HOURS:  Tues. – Sat.:  10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Sun:  Noon – 6 p.m.
  • General Museum admission:  $12 per person and $11 for seniors 65+ and for active duty military personnel.  Children under one and Museum Members receive free admission.
  • For more information, visit www.cmhouston.org or call (713) 522-1138.