Winter break activity: Family Fun Days at Air Zoo

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PORTAGE, Mich (WOTV) – The holiday break is right around the corner, and Air Zoo has tons of activities and ideas to keep your kids entertained. In the video above Troy brings a fun experiment for Maranda to try!

Air Zoo has an exciting new format this year called Family Fun Days. Each day has a different theme and will involve hands-on activities and visiting presenters. A few of the fun items families can expect are:

  • December 21st: 3D design with WMU Engineering students; 3D printing of personalized medallions
  • December 22nd: Ice Age geology & fossils with WMU Geology students; experimenting with hot and dry ice
  • December 23rd: Making greenery arrangements, bird feeders, and pinecone owls
  • December 28th: Battling robotics teams from Mattawan and Gull Lake; robot art sculptor Steve Curl
  • December 29th: Crescendo Academy of Music; making musical instruments
  • December 30th: Visiting sled dog team; blubber science
  • January 4th: M-DOT presenter with hands-on activities in road design; also same activities as 12/21
  • January 5th: Visiting WWMT-TV Meteorologist; also same activities as 12/22
  • January 6th: Visiting MSU Kellogg Bird Sanctuary; also same activities as 12/23

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