Virtual Free Family Fun
Register now for Discovery Days! Join educators from the Gaylord-Pickens Museum, home of the Oklahoma Hall of Fame, each Tuesday, 10:30 am - 11:30 am, as we virtually learn more about Oklahoma's Story through its People. Join us via Zoom for an exciting virtual story time, followed by the creation of a simple craft inspired by the book, and culminating with participating children sharing toys, art, or items during show and tell.
Discovery Days are family-friendly and recommended for ages 3-7. This program is free and you can pick up a complimentary craft kit containing all the supplies needed each month from the Museum.
To experience Discovery Days, register here. You will receive detailed information via email, including a link to the Zoom conference, details about the program, and notification of craft kit pick up times.
Check out the craft and story time video for each Discovery Day below!
It's time for back to school! We are so excited to be learning with you this school year and today we jump in with the story of Oklahoma Hall of Fame member Laura Clubb. We're going to read a wacky Magic School Bus story before we make our own school buses to celebrate the return of schoolmore
Today we're taking flight to a far off land! We learn about aviator and Oklahoma Hall of Fame member Jerrie Cobb before jumping into the world of dinosaurs. First we'll read Never Ask a Dinosaur to Dinner before making our own dinosaurs with paper plate, clothespins, and a few other supplies.more
Today we're taking a deep dive under the sea! First we'll learn about Commander John Herrington and his fun connection to the deep blue. We'll read a fun story about the unlikeliest of friends in Oklahoma author Tammi Sauer's Nugget and Fang. Lastly we'll be make seahorses to round out our day!more
Join us as we embrace all things summer! First we'll learn about Oklahoma Hall of Fame Member John T. Nickel and his love for the land. We'll read a fun story about Summer Colors and all the things that come with summer. Then we'll make watermelon fans to prepare for those hot summer days!more
Today we're all about the great outdoors and the creatures that call it home! First we learn all about zoologist and Oklahoma Hall of Fame Member Dr. Cluff Hopla before jumping Into the Outdoors, a funny story about a family camping trip. Next we'll make foxes out of paper plates, tissue paper, and a few other fun supplies!more
Today we learn the importance of giving back to our communities and how we all play a role! First we learn from the great example Dannie Bea Hightower before jumping Around the Table That Grandad Built, a fun story about family who works together. And of course our day wouldn't be complete without craft time!more
Today we embrace the warmth and celebrate Spring! First we learn about Oklahoma Hall of Fame Member William Crawford who has worked so hard to preserve Oklahoma's beauty and use it's resources to provide for communities. We then hear about the unlikely pair of a bear and mole as Spring arrives in Spring is Here! before making a bunny themed craft.more
Today we learn all about Oklahoma Hall of Fame Member Martha Burger and her commitment to our furry friends. Sticking with a certain animal (hint: it has small spikes) we'll be reading Buddy and Earl Go Exploring and making a fun craft based on our story with paper plates, some glue, and brown paper.more
It’s time to head out west and learn all about Oklahoma Hall of Fame member Harold Holden, a sculptor who creates what he loves most: the cowboy way of life. Oklahoma author Tammi Sauer teaches us about finding our courage and using our talents in Cowboy Camp and we’ll make our own cowboy hats to boot!more
Singing, acting, and dancing, what more could we want? Read along as we read Born on Broadway! and learn the importance of working hard to achieve our dreams. Then join us in making our Lion King mask inspired by Oklahoma Hall of Fame member Alfre Woodard’s role in the newest rendition of this classic.more
Please contact Emma Leach at 405.523.3211.