April 22, 2012
12PM – 6PM
The origins of Earth Day began 43 years ago in 1969 when it was discussed at a UNESCO conference. It was originally celebrated on March 21, as that is the first day of spring in the northern hemisphere. The United Nations, then in 2009, designated April 22 as International Mother Earth Day. It is a day to show appreciation for our planet Earth and to focus on our environment.
To commemorate Earth Day, the Children’s Museum of Houston will be holding numerous exciting activities for children including an animal show-and-tell, seed paper making, bird feeder making, and shade hat making. It is sure to be an educational day for all who attend.