Spring Break

Celebrating Spring Break Weeks!
March 21 - April 16
Sponsored by T-Mobile

Celebrate Spring Break at Hands On!

Spring Break Fun!

Enjoy a spring break packed with awesome activities! Meet a vulture and an eagle owl up close. Greet bunnies and quail. Visit a Puget Sound touch tank and explore real dinosaur bones. Grate, grind and chop your way through our kitchen tool maker bench and build a collaborative town from recycled kitchen utensils. You can even silkscreen your own superhero cape. Delight your kids with daily new adventures sponsored by T-Mobile.

Special events and activities vary daily. See dates and times below. Online reservations required. 

Awesome Spring Break Activities

March 21–March 31

  • Visiting critters! Bunnies and quails, March 20 & 27 (9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.)
  • Help us build a collaborative town from recycled kitchen utensils, daily
  • Grate, grind and chop your way through our Kitchen Tool Maker Bench, March 18–23 (11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.)
  • Dissect different fruits and flowers, March 24–27 (11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.)
  • Learn the basics of electricity with circuit blocks and conductivity games, March 25–30 (11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.)
  • Touch tank with Puget Sound Estuarium
  • Meet costumed Butterfly Magic Heroine from Part of Your World Princesses, March 27 (11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.)

March 31–April 10

  • Dramatic Dr. Science demos! April 2 & 5–9 (11:00 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m.)
  • Meet costumed Butterfly Magic Heroine from Part of Your World Princesses, April 3 (11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.)
  • Live animals: meet a bunny & vulture and eagle owl with the Falconer, April 6 (Bunny 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m., Falconer 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.)
  • Cool critters with Puget Sound Estuarium, April 9 (11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.)
  • Danger Room Comics, April 9–10 (1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.)
  • Learn different animation techniques
  • Create a comic in the Character Drawing Studio, April 4–7 (all day)
  • Explore the superhero obstacle course, April 1–10 (all day)
  • Silkscreen a hero cape, April 8–10 (11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.)

April 11–April 16

  • Explore Burke Box dino fossils, April 11–16 (11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.)
  • Piece together giant dino bones, April 11–16 (11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.)
  • Make an egg-citing critter and learn about different types of eggs, April 11–16 (11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.)
  • Learn how feathered friends and scaly creatures are connected, April 11–16 (11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.)
  • Use different tools and learn to eat like a bird, April 11–16 (11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.)
  • Meet Cinderella ballerinas from Studio West Dance Academy

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Member Reservations
General Admission
Sensory Friendly Hour

 

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