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Family Activities at Manchester Museum this April

15 Apr 2014

Easter Holidays and Big Saturday: Plants, Poisons & Platypuses

Family at Big Saturday

Baby Explorers

Tues 29 April, 10.30-11.15am & 11.30am-12.15pm & 1-1.45pm.
Sensory play and interactive story sessions for babies who aren't walking yet. Every other Tuesday (except half term school holidays when there are drop-in sensory play sessions)
Book on 0161 275 2648 (from a week before), free.
Easter holidays
Mon 7 Apr – Fri 17 Apr, 11am-4pm
Get hands on at the Manchester Museum and make marvellous creations inspired by our collections.
Magic Carpet
Fri 25 April,10.30-11.30 & 11.30 – 12.30
Story making and activity sessions. For toddlers up to 5yrs and their families/carers
(Young babies welcome with older siblings)
Book on 0161 275 2648 (from a week before), free, under 5s and their families/carers 
Big Saturday: Plants, Poisons & Platypuses
Sat 26 April, 11am-4pm
Drop-in, family, free
Come along and bring all the family to a day of discovery.  Find out more about the adaptations and characteristics plants and animals use to survive and how humans have learned from nature.  Meet scientists and get hands on and do some experiments of your own.  See fascinating objects from the museum’s stores, and find out more about the interactions between animals and plants when they want different things from one another: predators and prey, hosts and parasites, competitors, males and females, parents and young. Get crafty and create your own paper creatures to take away.