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Butterfly

How to Make a Hot Glue Caterpillar
August 15, 2017 · Be The First To Comment

                    It seems a strange mix, but hot glue is a wonderful medium to work into a caterpillar design.      Materials:                   –  Hot glue gun                 –  Wax paper                 –  Colored glue sticks                 –  Scissors (optional)     **Note: I use a fine tip glue gun.  You can […]

Here’s A Science-y Summer Activity To Keep The Kid’s Brains Busy From Our Art Smart Camp!
July 12, 2017 · Be The First To Comment

  At the Houston Museum of Natural Science, we know that children who are encouraged to use their creativity learn to innovate, and those who are innovative can have great success in the sciences. At first blush art and science look like different disciplines, but if you look closely you will see they share much […]

Creature Feature: Yellow Tiger Longwing
July 11, 2017 · Be The First To Comment

  The Cockrell Butterfly Center at HMNS is one of the most unique locations in Houston. Among the over 1,500 butterfly species you spy as you wander through our enchanting rainforest conservatory, is the beautiful Yellow Tiger Longwing, Heliconius ismenius. This stunner of a specimen gets it’s name from—you guessed it—it’s beautiful striped markings, which are […]

My Favorite Part About Camp!
June 15, 2017 · Be The First To Comment

Summer is here and our campers have arrived! As the museum buzzes with activity and excitement this week, we have for your viewing pleasure another installment of our “My Favorite Part About Camp…” series. Some of the Education staff started their careers at HMNS as campers in Xplorations Summer Camps; some of us started as […]


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