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Kids Take Over the Cowboy


January 02, 2021 to March 06, 2021
10:00 AM until 12:00 PM

This event occurs monthly, on the first Saturday of January, February, March


Features a variety of themed, hands-on activities for kids to explore the history of the American West. Enjoy storytime at 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.

Monthly themes and activities:

  • March: Many of the artifacts found in the Spiro Mounds are heavily decorated, often by incising, or cutting, a design into the stone or clay or shell. Using Spiro iconography as inspiration, scratch your own designs into a variety of objects.
  • April: Just as we use chemicals to make dyes to color clothes and textiles today, so did historic peoples. However, they used a variety of natural materials like plants and fruits to add color and adornment. Dye cloth using natural materials.
  • May: From deep jungles to ocean depths to the furthest reaches of the galaxy, humans have always been explorers. In that same tradition, explore the museum and make your own binoculars, learn to use a compass and make your own map of Liichokoshkomo’, your home or neighborhood.
  • June: Sometimes it is hard to catch a glimpse of wild animals in the flesh. But they always leave behind some sign that they have been there. Follow animal tracks through Liichokoshkomo’ and make tracks of your own!

Activities are free with admission for children while supplies last.

Spiro Exhibition Community Sponsors:


National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum View map
1700 NE 63rd St,
Oklahoma City, OK

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