School Day Off at the Wisconsin Veterans Museum-MMSD Spring Break

Date: April 11-14, 2017
Time: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location: 30 W Mifflin St
City: Madison, WI
Contact: Erin Hoag
Phone: 608.264.7663
Cost: FREE

School Days Off at the Wisconsin Veterans Museum

 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

April 11th-14th (MMSD Spring Break)

Join us for drop-in, FREE family-friendly activities at the museum on "No School" days  for the Madison Metropolitan School District. School Days Off at the Museum is from 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM.  

April 11th Trench Art: Soldiers in the trenches of WWI made art out of things they found lying  around. Choose from our stash of common found objects to make your own masterpiece.  

April 12th Clothespin Airplanes: The first time major battles are fought in the air is during WWI. Find out about some famous pilots from Wisconsin and make your own clothespin airplane model.

April 13th Miniature Lighthouses: The Navy and Coast Guard played important roles in WWI. Learn about what they did, how lighthouses were used to help the war effort, and build a miniature lighthouse of your own.

April 14th Nutrition Scavenger Hunt: Learn about how soldiers have been fed throughout time and decide whether the foods they ate made for balanced diets.

 

 

The Wisconsin Veterans Museum is an educational activity of the Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs.