Snow Day at MPM

Learn how people and animals adapt to frigid conditions to live, work, play, and celebrate during the winter months!

image1%20(3)_0.JPGParticipate in a variety of winter activities throughout the Museum with our Educators.

Date and Time

Saturday, January 5, 2019
11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.


Free with general admission

Event Details
  • Meet the Door County Sled Dogs! Take photos with the team and get your questions answered by their mushers from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
  • Visit our Artifact Table to learn more about how Native Americans made the best of and had fun during winter.
  • Create your own vocabulary for something important in your life, and learn why language is such a fascinating tool for understanding other cultures during our Language of Snow activity.
  • How can polar bear walk and even run across frozen sea ice?  Why do some animals change color in the winter?  How do whales and other animals stay so warm in freezing ocean water?  Answer these questions and more as you investigate animal adaptations with Kenosha Public Museum science educator Nick Wiersum.  Explore hands on animal specimens, like pelts and skulls, as you discover how different animals are adapted to surviving in their environments.
  • Come learn  how frogs adapt and survive during those bitter winter months, as well as frog colors, habitats, and the frog life cycle!
  • Test your skills by matching the furs and footprints of animals that roam the fierce winter wonderland near the north pole!

Snow Day at MPM presented by:

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