Hands-on art and science fun
OSU Lower Campus
da Vinci Days offers a family experience with special events and
activities for kids and their parents. It's an adventure into
Leonardo's world of curiosity and discovery from a child's-eye
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The Children's Village is THE place to be for families with
younger kids. It's a popular venue offering fun-filled, interactive
activities that teach as they entertain. Located within the main
Festival grounds on the OSU Lower Campus, the village is fenced to
provide a kid-friendly zone. Our friendly INFORMATION volunteers
are located near the entrance to the Village to help with
directions and emergency assistance.
Corvallis Sports Park Lil' Kickers
We will have soccer goals/balls, cones to build towers, possibly
Evergreen Aviation & Space
Learn about rocketry and space by making paper rockets and
shooting off rockets high in the sky!
Institute Healthy Youth Program
Hands-on environmental science experiments, hands-on nutrition
activity, nutritional guessing game with prizes.
Oregon Chapter American
Information on cetaceans off the Oregon Coast, story time with
true whale tales, bio-facts for whales, dolphins and porpoises.
Oregonians for Science &
Providing a mix of insightful puzzles and games, optical
illusions, hands-on science fun, and the Human Kaleidoscope.
Providing guests the ability, under the shade, to test their
spatial recognition skills, by playing with our products: Pajaggle
Boards, Pajaggle Rings, and Sport.
Explore similarities between German and English through the
senses and games. Both active games (color ID) and quiet
(find German names of common objects).
WOOD COOKIES - children design and decorate as they choose to
make their own nametags or whatever they wish it to be.
Valley Christian School
Working in the wading pool, children will use PVC pipe and
fittings to construct a "sprinkler structure". Funnels can be
placed in open ends in order to pour water into the
structure. The children can explore which configurations
create the highest or lowest water pressure, the most interesting
water sprinkling patterns, etc. Making metal bubble wands in
different shapes so kiddos make square bubbles, etc.
Corvallis Youth Symphony
A carnival of instruments! CYSA will provide violins, violas,
and cellos - Elementary Strings instructors will teach mini-lessons
to children on the instrument(s) of their choice. Build your
own instrument crafts will also be available while children wait
for their turn to play. Information about the Elementary
Strings program will be available to parents and CYSA staff or El
Strings instructors will be available to answer questions.
Samaritan Regional Medical Center
Exhibit will be hosted by the Center for Women and Families at
GSRMC, and it will focus on child/infant safety such as car seats,
home baby proofing, sun safety, etc.
Benton County Breastfeeding Coalition
Bubbles...large bubbles, tiny bubbles, bubbles everywhere.
Make your own bubble wands or use ours.
Avery House Nature Center
Transformation of local insects. Interactive games will lead
students through local insect life cycles. Live insects
viewing to compare complete and incomplete metamorphosis.
Interactive educational activities to teach visitors about ocean
acidification. Activities include small science
demonstrations, creat your own marine critter game and pledge to
help reduce carbon emissions.
Science table with our science teacher - very interactive and
hands-on right at the table. Student art work on display.