Looking for a fun way to bring the Desert Museum into your home? Sign up for one (or more) of our online education programs! Using Zoom School, our educators and scientists will help you discover (or rediscover) the joy of the desert from the comfort of your home! Tune in at 12:00 p.m. (Monday - Friday) and enjoy learning about birds, reptiles, creatures of the night, and more. You can even practice your downward dog with Animal Yoga! The programs are open to all ages, including kids at heart! *Free, although donations of any amount are greatly appreciated.
Monday, April 6, 12:00 p.m.: The ABCs of Backyard Bugs
Ants, Bees, Crane Flies, and more! Discover the bounty of "bugs" that live all around us. Each one has an important job to do. Let's explore their amazing lives and how we benefit from their work. Learn how to make bee condos from materials you have at home.
Tuesday, April 7, 12:00 p.m.: Animal Yoga - Who's in my Garden?
Breathe like a Beaver. Stretch like a Snake. Ponder like a Puma. Relax like a Raptor. Join Amy as she guides you through a slightly silly animal yoga session! We will stretch, breathe, meditate, relax and most likely giggle a bit. Bring your favorite stuffed animal which will help guide our practice for the day!
Wednesday, April 8, 12:00 p.m.: Musical Storytime, featuring "Manuelo the Playing Mantis"
Manuelo is a praying mantis that wants to be a musician! During story time, kids will learn about this amazing arthropod and a myriad of musical instruments. Get ready to move and sing to mantis-themed live music!