Free Museum Day
Saturday, September 29, 2012 is Smithsonian Magazine‘s Free Museum Day. It’s an annual event that gets up to two people in your family into a participating museum for free. You just need to download a ticket here. Up to two people per household get in FREE when you show the ticket at the door!
Over 1,200 museums are participating. Find a participating museum near you here.
Where will you be visiting on Free Museum Day?
Crafts for Kids
This program is back again this summer! Michaels is running a great free crafts for kids called Passport to Imagination.
Every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, they’ll be offering crafts for kids from a different country. Most projects are free, with the exception of a few that require a purchase (noted below).
Crafts for kids are available between 1 and 4 p.m., or while supplies last. For ages 3 and up.
Passport to Imagination – Crafts for Kids
June 19: Australia - Australian flag & Stingray
June 21: Mexico - Gecko Lizard & Monarch Butterfly
June 23: Poland - Polish flag & Terra cotta lynx (with purchase)
June 26: China - Fortune cookie & Panda foam can hug (with purchase)
June 28: Madagascar - Madagascar flag & rain stick
June 30: Canada - Maple leaf & Moose crossing frame (with purchase)
July 3: USA - U.S. flag & Barn owl door hanger
July 5: Kenya - Kenyan flag & Lion pin
July 7: North Pole - Clothespin & Penguin foam visor (with purchase)
July 10: Thailand - Thai flag & Elephant necklace
July 12: Russia - Russian flag & Pom pom bear
July 14: Japan - Japanese flag & Koi fish kite
July 17: Egypt - Hieroglyphics button & Egyptian cat portrait
July 19: Spain - Fan & Terra cotta bull (with purchase)
July 21: Chile - Chilean flag & Alpaca puppet
July 24: Brazil - Palm tree card & Bird mask (with purchase)
July 26: Morocco - Morocco flag & Flamingo keychain
July 28: India - Foam lotus flower & Snake and coil pot
Philadelphia Zoo: FREE Summer Break Teacher Pass
photo credit: Philadelphia Zoo
Great news, teachers! This deal is back!
Philadelphia Zoo is offering an incredible summer bonus for teachers: a Summer Break Teacher Pass to all certified/licensed preK-12 classroom teachers, principals and assistant principals who work in public, private and charter schools.
About the Philadelphia Zoo Teacher Pass
The pass is good for your individual FREE admission, Mondays through Fridays, between June 18 and Aug. 31, 2012. You can use the pass to visit the Philadelphia Zoo multiple times during this period. You must bring BOTH a valid pass and your teacher ID, union card or school district pay stub each time you visit.
Registration runs through June 30. We’ll see you at the Philadelphia Zoo this summer!