Norman-area nature center offers spring break activities

Discovery Cove Nature Center at Lake Thunderbird is sponsoring a slate of activities for children and adults, beginning Saturday and continuing through next week, which is Norman's spring break.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Published: March 16, 2013
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At 1 p.m. Thursday, children 5 and older can participate in a session titled “What's an Equinox?” An interactive program on “What Happens in Spring” will be at 2 p.m., followed by a 3 p.m. crafts session in which children can make and decorate bookmarks. Cost for the crafts session is 50 cents.

Bug Day will be the Friday theme, which kicks off at 10 a.m. with a talk on Oklahoma insects. Children can make bug bookmarks at 11 a.m. Furneaux will present “How Many Legs? Get to Know the Arthropods” at 1 p.m. Participants can make bug prints at 2:30 p.m. and play bug bingo at 3:30 p.m.

Cost for the bookmarks session is 50 cents. The fee for the bug prints session is $1.50 to cover the cost of bandannas, or children can make a print on their own T-shirts for 50 cents.

At 10 a.m. March 23, Furneaux will present “What's an Equinox?” followed by an 11 a.m. session on “Looking for Spring.” Children can make spring bookmarks at 1 p.m. for 50 cents, participate in an interactive program about spring at 2 p.m. and play animal charades at 3 p.m.

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