Virtual Family Program: Batty About Bats

Online Program

October 22, 2020 10:00am - 10:30am

Gather the family in the comfort of your home to enjoy virtual storytimes and demonstrations of hands-on activities for kids of all ages.

Event Details

Join Austin Nature and Science Center to learn all about different kinds of bats, including Austin’s amazing bat colony. Explore their behavior and anatomy while discovering some batty facts. Add to Austin’s bat colony and create a bat of your own using materials you can gather around the house.

Activity materials:

  • Empty paper tube Cardboard paper rolls (toilet paper or paper towel rolls)
  • Black, white and colored construction paper or card stock
  • Googly eyes
  • Crayons
  • Glue and/or tape
  • Pipe cleaners
  • Hole puncher (optional)

Program is FREE to the public.

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About the Presenter

Since 1960, the Austin Nature & Science Center has provided hands-on nature exhibits, education programs and recreation activities for countless visitors, teachers and children of all ages that increase awareness and appreciation of the natural environment. ANSC is dedicated to the exploration of the natural world by providing safe, fun, and stimulating activities that engage both mind and body, while instilling a sense of respect, pride, and concern for the environment and all living things.

Join us for our fun family event Fall Fest on Saturday November 14th, 2020 as we explore and celebrate the changing seasons! This mixed media event will feature live Zoom programming, engaging YouTube content, and exciting activity guides. Learn all about monarch migration with the Bullock Texas State History Museum, learn how to DIY your own weather station with an expert meteorologist, marvel at the stars with the Austin Nature & Science Center’s own Emily Hansen, and much more!

Please note: You will be prompted to download the Zoom application for mobile or desktop if it is not already installed. You do not need a Zoom account to join this livestream. You will be asked to register upon connecting to the webinar. Advanced registration is not required. 

For security and privacy purposes, attendees will not have video or audio capabilities. Questions will be moderated by Museum staff. Participants will not be allowed to send private messages or media in the livestream.

The Bullock Texas State History Museum is a division the State Preservation Board. Additional support of exhibitions and programs is provided by the Texas State History Museum Foundation.