Snowflake Break!

Snowflake break at the GRPM includes Dinosaur-themed activities for families, crafts, games, and engaging museum exhibitions - including Dinosaurs Unearthed (extra charge) - cafe, and shopping!


Make a Fossil:  Make a lasting “imprint” of the Dinosaurs Unearthed experience by creating your own fossil.  A variety of prehistoric animals and other creatures are available for junior paleontologists to create and experiment with.

Create your own Trilobite:  One of Michigan’s oldest animals, the trilobite, provides evidence that the place we live in was once under an ocean.   Look at real trilobite fossils for inspiration and create your own “butterfly of the sea.”

Make a fossil print:  Make a prehistoric setting for your unearthed dinosaurs and fossils to call home.  Let your imagination run wild by using fossil rubbing plates to create unique, one of a kind dino landscapes.

Dinosaur Tattoos: T-Rex, Stegosaurus or Triceratops which one is your favoriteDecorate yourself with your favorite Dinosaur!

Discovery Cart – Real Fossil Artifacts!  Spend some time with our Museum volunteers as they share interesting facts about fossils and other prehistoric artifacts from our collections-Be curious!

The Museum Cafe will be serving up specials including dino chicken nugget kids meals, hot cocoa with whipped cream, and donut holes. Additional daily specials available.

December 21, 2013 - January 3, 2014
Sunday12:15 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.
Monday11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Tuesday11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Wednesday11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Thursday11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Friday11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Saturday11 a.m. to 3 p.m.