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Children can expand their minds thanks to Mr. Potato Head at Port Discovery exhibit

Children can expand their minds thanks to Mr. Potato Head at Port Discovery exhibit
Posted at 5:32 PM, Oct 11, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-11 17:32:48-04

Parents and children will have a chance for some hands on learning and fun, thanks to Mr. Potato Head, when Port Discovery hosts "Taters for Tots Day," Oct. 20, the museum said.

From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., participates can enjoy Mr. Potato Head-themed activities, like making a digital clock that runs on a real potato for power, or using using their skills during an interactive tour and program about Ancient Egypt. 

Activities include:

  • Enhance your sense of touch and explore the wonders held within potato flakes at the Potato Flake Garden Bed!
  • Take home your own masterpiece using patterns and symbols found along your adventure with MR. POTATO HEAD® at Pop Up Art: Safari Mosaics! 
  • Find out where your favorite spud-venturer has gone at Where in the World is MR. POTATO HEAD®?
  • Join in on a classic story time that will spark your little one’s imagination and love for stories at Circle Time!
  • Think potatoes are only good for chips and French fries? Think again! Create a digital clock or alarm that runs off of pure potato power at MR. POTATO HEAD® Clocks! 
  • Challenge all five of your senses at Did You Feel That? STEM Station!
  • Explore the ancient Egyptian world and decode hieroglyphics while searching for the mummy’s treasure at Adventure Expeditions: Archeologists of the Future!
  • Challenge your best spud to a game of I Spy at STEM Station: I Spy Tumblers!

Admission to the exhibition is free with the purchase of museum admission. More information can be found on Port Discovery's website