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Take it under the sea!

Salt – it’s not just for the dinner table, you know. Learn all about our saltwater loving ocean friends. You’ll dive deep into fun as you find out about the cool critters who call the ocean home.

Lucky for you, there's a month full of lessons at Discovery Place Kids. All activities are free with museum admission.

Sea Shells – Explore our shell collection and create a shell masterpiece.

· March 6

· 11:15-11:45 a.m.; 1:15-1:45 p.m.

Sea Friends – Embark on an under the sea adventure with some of your favorite underwater animal friends.

· March 7

· 11:15-11:45 a.m.; 1:15-1:45 p.m.

One Fish Two Fish – Join us for this Dr. Seuss favorite as we go fishing and create sequence books.

· March 8

· 11:15-11:45 a.m.; 1:15-1:45 p.m.

· Free with Museum admission

Rainbow Fish – Create a colorful fish to hang in your window.

· March 13

· 11:15-11:45 a.m.; 1:15-1:45 p.m.

Marine Mammals – Investigate Whales, Dolphins and Sharks while getting an up-close look at whale vertebrae and shark teeth.

· March 14

· 11:15-11:45 a.m.; 1:15-1:45 p.m.

Sand Castles – Dig deep in the sand and create a beautiful sand castle.

· March 15

· 11:15-11:45 a.m.; 1:15-1:45 p.m.

Jelly Fish – Make a beautiful Jelly fish and make a splash with underwater science fun.

· March 20

· 11:15-11:45 a.m.; 1:15-1:45 p.m.

Ships – What makes a boat stay afloat? Try your hand a creating a boat that floats and experiment with sink and float.

· March 21

· 11:15-11:45 a.m.; 1:15-1:45 p.m.

House for Hermit Crab – Crabs need a home too! Learn about different types of crabs and the similarities and differences between their shells.

· March 22

· 11:15-11:45 a.m.; 1:15-1:45 p.m.

Pirate Treasure – Arrrr matey! Search for me treasure and don’t forget your eye patch!

· March 27

· 11:15-11:45 a.m.; 1:15-1:45 p.m.

Coral Reefs – Drift through the world of coral reefs while discovering what animals call these natural underwater sculptures home.

· March 28

· 11:15-11:45 a.m.; 1:15-1:45 p.m.

Bubble Fun – Pop in to blow bubbles big and small and create bubble art while learning how bubbles form.

· March 29

· 11:15-11:45 a.m.; 1:15-1:45 p.m.

Call 704-372-6261, Ext. 300, for details. Or visit http://www.discoveryplacekids.org/.

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