Icky Fest

Sunday, October 22, 2017 - 11:00am to 5:00pm
Event Info
Included with museum admission
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All ages

Celebrate Halloween at the Brooklyn Children’s Museum with all things icky and fun through storytelling, art and hands-on activities.

Totally Tots Open Studio
Activities invite young artists to build and refine their fine motor skills; engage in sensory exploration of materials; and learn how to share with others in this drop-in art studio. Includes a magnetic collage wall of monster themes!

Make a Monster
Make your own monster creations with model magic and fun accessories!

Pumpkin Picking & Decorating
11:00–11:45am 3:00–3:45pm
Go on a pumpkin scavenger hunt outdoors in our garden area! Find your pumpkin and go inside the Greenhouse to decorate it using an array of fun art supplies.

Dance: Monster Mash
A Monster Mash dance party with some very special monster friends!

12:00–12:30pm 1:30–2:00pm
Enjoy an interactive reading of If You’re a Monster and You Know It<;by Rebecca Emberley.

Icky Sticky Goo
Join pouring, mixing and stirring and create your own fun icky sticky goo to take home.

Holding History
Join the Collections staff and explore BCM’s touchable collection. Visitors are invited to explore patterns, textures, and materials through handling real museum objects and learning about their origins.  

Meet and Greet: Creepy Crawly Creatures
Worms, cockroaches, beetles! Ewwww! Meet mother nature’s little helpers up close and personal. Give them a pet, and learn the many reasons why they’re so important.

Live Animal Adventure
Learn about and touch live animals from the Museum’s living exhibit.


Brooklyn Children's Museum
145 Brooklyn Avenue
Brooklyn , NY 40° 40' 28.0344" N, 73° 56' 38.3856" W
New York