We were recently invited to visit the NEW Exhibit at the Omaha Children’s Museum, Forever Forest!
Forever Forest will be their first-ever exhibit designed to go on a national tour, but you can see it right here in Omaha first!
Exploring the realities of forests through play, families will learn about sustainability, selective harvesting, transportation needs, and the every-day products we use that are made from trees.
The exhibit includes a tree top climber, a realistic mini replica of a Union Pacific engine, a kid-sized home under construction for children to help build, and so much more!
Visit Camp Cottonwood located inside Forever Forest to participate in the following programs:
- Nature Explorers – Calling all Nature Explorers! Come observe, explore, and investigate amazing aspects of the forest such as the beaks of birds, the fur of mammals, and different parts of a plant.
- Timber Trivia – It’s time for Timber Trivia! During this program, we will spin the great tree wheel to play bingo as we learn all about the surprising products that come from trees and the importance of trees in our everyday lives.
- The Great Forest Trek – Come join us, as we go on a trek around our Forever Forest. We will use our trail map and binoculars to search high and low for furry and feathery forest friends.
- Tree-rrific Treasures – We will use the treasures of the forest to help in our artistic endeavors. We may use a wooden drum and rhythm sticks to make beautiful music, act out a play set in the forest, or create any number of arts and crafts projects using materials from the forest.
When: October 14, 2017 – April 15, 2018, and then begins its national tour.
Cost: Included with regular Museum admission or membership. Current admission prices as of posting 10/17 are Kids 2-15 $12, Adults 16-59 $12, Seniors 60+ $11.
Giveaway: Win A Family Pass to the Omaha Children’s Museum! (ENDED)
One Family Fun in Omaha reader will win a Family Pass which will admit up to 4 people for one day to the Omaha Children’s Museum. Pass expires 12/31/17.
This giveaway has ended. Many thanks to all who entered! Congratulations to Carrie L.!
GIVEAWAY ENDS: Sunday, October 22, 2017, 11:59 p.m., CST.
OTHER: Entrants must be 19 or older and located in the US only. The winners will be selected using random.org and notified via email. Winners must respond within 48 hours to claim their prize, or another winner will be chosen. Only one entry (+ bonus entries) per person. Duplicate entries will be deleted.