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Children's Water Festival

Community Outreach: Children’s Water Festival

Thursday, May 16th, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm, you can find the Children’s Museum team at the Children’s Water Festival at Fanshawe Conservation Area!

Learn about whales’ unique filter feeding by examining real whale baleen from our collection. Compare beluga vertebrae to other on-land creature and experience how pollutants like plastics affect the animals that call the water home. 



“Exploring the world of water through hands-on activities.

Over 3,000 grade 2-5 students from across Southwestern Ontario participate in the Children’s Water Festival each year. The students, their teachers and parent volunteers will learn all about water – how to protect it, people’s attitudes towards it, and technology and science that focus on it.”

Learn more.