In 2018 Toad Suck Daze is teaming up with the Museum of Discovery to bring hands-on and open-ended exploration of materials, tools, and technology.

Elementary Schools from around Central Arkansas will be at Toad Suck Daze providing activities in the new Acxiom Toad Suck Tinkerfest.  In addition, the Walmart/Sam’s Club Interactive Science Stage will host the Arkansas BlueCross BlueShield AETN Character Meet and Greet, Museum of Discovery Awesome Science Shows, Conway Symphony Orchestra Instrument Petting Zoo, and more.

2018 Acxiom Tinkerfest Activities

Saturday, May 5 Activity School
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Take Apart a Car  Ida Burns Elementary
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Make Your Own Gondala Zipline  Ida Burns Elementary
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Wind Tubes  Wooster Elementary
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Guild a Geodesic Dome  Greenbrier Eastside Elementary
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Tinker Tables with Building Tools  Jim Stone Elementary and Ace Hardware
10:00 a.m. – 12:20 p.m. Make and Take Straw Activity  Cabot Stagecoach Elementary
12:20 p.m. – 2:40 p.m.  Florence Mattison Elementary
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Pixel Posters “Stick Together”  Woodrow Cummins Elementary
2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Pixel Posters “Stick Together”  Morrilton Elementary
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Magnetic Slime and Spin Art  Conway Christian School
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Coffee Filter Collage  Ellen Smith Elementary
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Kapla Plank Building Challenge  Mayflower Elementary
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. FRC Robots  Mayflower Metal Eagles
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.  Springhill Elementary
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Make Your Own Origami Toad  Julia Lee Moore Elementary Innovation Nation
Sunday, May 6 Activity School
12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Take Apart a Car  Ida Burns Elementary
12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Make Your Own Gondala Zipline
12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Pixel Posters Marguerite Vann Elementary
12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Newspaper Construction: Creating Baskets, Hats, Flowers, and Towers Bayou Metro Elementary
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Newspaper Construction: Creating Baskets, Hats, Flowers, and Towers Arnold Drive Elementary
12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Tinker Tables with Building Tools  Jim Stone Elementary and Ace Hardware
12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Make Your Own Origami Toad  Julia Lee Moore Elementary Innovation Nation
12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Take Apart Electronics and Appliances Jacksonville Lighthouse Charter School
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Magnetic Slime and Spin Art  Conway Christian School
12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Coffee Filter Collage  Ellen Smith Elementary
12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Kapla Plank Building Challenge  Mayflower Elementary
12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. FRC Robots  Mayflower Metal Eagles

2018  Walmart/Sam’s Club Interactive Science Stage ProgrammingWalmart

Saturday, May 5 Event Location
10:00 a.m. AETN Character Meet & Greet  Walmart/Sam’s Club Interactive Science Stage
12:00 p.m. Museum of Discovery Awesome Science Show  Walmart/Sam’s Club Interactive Science Stage
2:00 p.m. Conway Symphony Orchestra Instrument Petting Zoo  Walmart/Sam’s Club Interactive Science Stage
3:00 p.m. Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre  Walmart/Sam’s Club Interactive Science Stage
5:00 p.m. Museum of Discovery Awesome Science Show  Walmart/Sam’s Club Interactive Science Stage
Sunday, May 6 Event Location
12:00 p.m. AETN Character Meet & Greet  Walmart/Sam’s Club Interactive Science Stage
2:00 p.m. Museum of Discovery Awesome Science Show  Walmart/Sam’s Club Interactive Science Stage

 

Thanks to First Arkansas Bank and Trust, 25 Central Arkansas elementary schools were enrolled into the Discovery Network.   The Discovery Network, a statewide program of the Museum of Discovery, supports the goal of making hands-on, interactive STEM learning more accessible to the state’s school children and their families. The Network provides high-quality professional development and training opportunities to its members’ educational staff.

2018 Discovery Network Participating Schools

Carolyn Lewis Elementary Lighthouse Academy
Clinton Elementary School Marguarite Vann Elementary
Conway Christian Lower Elementary Maumelle Charter Elementary/ Academics Plus
Crystal Hill Elementary Mayflower Elementary
Ellen Smith Elementary Morrilton Elementary
Florence Mattison Elementary Pine Forest Elementary
Greenbrier Eastside Springhill Elementary
Heber Springs Elementary St. Joseph Elementary
Ida Burns Elementary Stagecoach Elementary
Jacksonville Arnold Drive/Tolleson Theodore Jones Elementary
Jacksonville Bayou Meto Woodrow Cummins Elementary
Jim Stone Elementary Wooster Elementary
Julia Lee Moore Elementary