Painting, Penguins and Pics: Your MacKID Event Picks This Week

All your family fun Nov. 30 - Dec. 5

By Macaroni KID November 30, 2023

From ancient board games to festive art projects, there's something for everyone to discover this week in our MacKID picks! Take a break from the holiday madness and find some family fun.

Here are five events that promise to capture your child's curiosity and broaden their horizons this week:

1. Learn to Play an Ancient Roman Game

Join Penn Museum educators and learn how to play a 2,000-year-old board game. It'll make your Grandma's version of Yahtzee look downright modern. Dec. 1

2. Paint Watercolor Snowflakes

Make some merry while learning how to paint watercolor snowflakes. Playing in the snow without the hassle of gloves is a definite win. Dec. 3

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3. Be Prepared with Pedro the Penguin

Hurricanes, floods, forest fires, and other natural disasters are scary stuff. Learn to be prepared not scared with Pedro and friends in this practical but fun workshop. Dec. 4

4. Tech This!

Join Techgirlz and hone your photo editing and marketing skills. They'll be joining the gig economy in no time. Dec. 5

5. Celebrate Holidays Around the World 

earn about different holidays and traditions around the world that take place throughout the year at this free virtual event hosted by Crayola. You'll hear from author Liz Kleinrock and join illustrator Chaaya Prabhat in drawing festive decorations and foods.