May 2020

23May11:00 pm4:00 pmVirtual World Turtle Day


Event Details

“World Turtle Day” presented by Discovery Park’s Wildlife Education Department

DPA will be sharing fun turtle facts all day long on  its social media platforms about #WorldTurtleDay!

What you will learn:
-Enjoy different turtle-themed activities throughout the park as we “shell-ebrate” World Turtle Day!

-11 a.m. Turtle Takeout: We will discuss turtle diets and play a game regarding the food that different turtles eat!
12 – 2 p.m. Turtle Table: Join us at the Touch Table in the Regional History Gallery to see the turtles that call Discovery Park of America home. We will have a different turtle that you can see up close every 30 minutes!
1 p.m. Kid’s Create: Join us from in Dinosaur Hall to make your own turtle-shaped piggy bank. You can use this craft to save money to help wild turtles.
2:30 p.m. Turtle Anatomy: Join us in Dinosaur Hall to learn about the anatomy of a turtle. We will discuss turtle body parts and complete an activity/coloring sheet.
3:30 p.m. KEVA Block Challenge



(Saturday) 11:00 pm - 4:00 pm