At Home Design Challenge: Build Your Own Box Turtle

Are you at home and needing a design challenge?

Inspired by the box turtles, Boop and Beep, in the Reiman Aquarium at Discovery World – Draw or build a tiny turtle of your own

Tips:
🐢 Box turtles have a domed carapace (upper part of shell) – If you are drawing a box turtle, trace a half circle on a cup or bowl to get the perfect shape

🐢 Special features allow them to tuck their arms, legs, head, and tail inside. The lower part of their shell is hinged, allowing for almost complete closure when they tuck in. If you are building a turtle, what are items around the house that also use a hinge? Take a look at the design of the hinge to see how you might make one yourself

🐢 Turtle shells have loads of geometry. Use basic shapes like circles and hexagons to create a pattern for your shell

🐢 Share your turtles with us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram – Boop and Beep would love to see them!

 

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Getting Here

We are located on Milwaukee’s lakefront with easy access on and off of the expressway.

500 N Harbor Dr
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Get Directions
Adults $20
Child (3-17) $16
Child 2 & Under $Free
Senior (60+) $16
College Student* $14
Military Active and Veterans* $14
Military* Active Duty & Veterans $14

*Valid ID Required.

Purchase tickets at Admissions. Prices are subject to change.

Hours

CLOSED
Tues-Fri CLOSED -
Sat & Sun CLOSED -