Winter Wonderland

Nov 15- Jan 3, 2015
Thrills and chills abound with this exploration of ice, snow, and all things frozen!
If the cold never bothers you, this is your exhibit! Traditional Nutcracker Capers, Enchanted Frosty Forest, Mr. & Mrs. Claus, gift making and of course the tallest teddy bear tree in town return to round out the experience. Tours include literacy and film tie-in to snow. Educators, call 719-295-7205 to be part of our Ice Age Mammoth Project. Plus cool connections with Pueblo Community College and Pueblo Plaza Ice Arena.

Sponsored by Pueblo Rotary #43

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Teddy Bear Tree, Too! The tradition of the tallest teddy bear tree in town continues! You’ve enjoyed the wonderful gift from the Kort Family that reaches to our second story ceiling,, covered in plush teddies. Now, peek in the windows at our smallest teddy bear trees. You’re in for a surprise for your eyes! This seek and find experience will delight young and old with tiny bears of all sorts, snowy bears, skating bears, skiing bears, sledding bears, - every kind imaginable and the result of years of collecting by an anonymous donor. Can you find the hidden snowflakes? Get a color changing spoon straw that goes from yellow to orange or pink to purple when the temperature changes from hot to cold.

Snowy Day Story Theatre Daily:
It’s a winter celebration with stories on stage- starring YOU! Penguins, Snow Queens & Mountain Kings, Fancy Nancy, The Mitten-story time was never like this! Props, costumes, giggles and more as you put on a mini-play and learn about the stage in the Magic Carpet Theater. Calling all actors- don’t miss the Nutcracker “capers” and the Snow Queens Closet. It’s a dream.

Go Ice Skating! - Visit the Buell and receive a coupon for savings on ice skating at the Pueblo Plaza Ice Arena. So grab your skates, and start a family tradition with a swirl around our city rink.

Science Saturdays- Dry Ice Experiments with Pueblo Community College Science Department

Nov 15, 22 & Dec 6 1-3pm
Have you ever made an ice bubble? Did you know ice can sing? What are the properties of dry ice? Find out on these on shivering Science Saturdays with super freeze activities! Get a certificate when you have completed all of them, led by Pueblo Community College science students.

Do you want to draw an ice cream snowman?We are partnering with Cold Stone Creamery. Create great snowman art and then eat an icy treat. Pick a “frozen” word, and then draw your best snowman – or woman! Add to our art installation, “White Out”. Receive a coupon to Cold Stone Creamery as a reward, enter to win FREE ice cream for a year! Cool!

Sweet Dreams Colorado- Pillow Project In cooperation with McClelland School-in-Residence & CASA

Warm up winter! Bring a new standard size pillow to the Buell Children’s Museum. The McClelland Kids are making a difference with a pillow drive for the kids at CASA and you can help us out. Bring it before December 5th . If you wish, supersize your giving and donate towards family memberships for CASA families. Our goal is 60 new memberships- pay it forward and give back to our community.


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