If you've never taken the kids to the Lake Charles Children's Museum, you're missing out on a great time for everyone. We're lucky to have such a venue here in the Lake Area and the Children's Museum is one of those places where there are lots of special events to keep the kids interested in learning while they have fun with all the interactive displays.

For the month of May, the Children's Museum has a host of special events for the entire family.

Saturday, May 9: Sasol's Second Saturday Science Show

Sasol continues its 5S Project with “The Science of Surfaces” at 11:30 a.m. Brett Bertles and James Memmott will introduce surface tension and demonstrate how different surfaces react with bubbles.

Saturday, May 9: Mother's Day Cards

Please stop by the ArtSpace and make your mom a card from 12:30-2 p.m.

Saturday, May 16: Playdough

Build something using Playdough in the ArtSpace from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Saturday, May 23: Kids Choice

This is a new workshop time to use extra projects that were leftovers from previous workshops and weekly projects. Projects will be on a first come first serve and will be available from 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

Monday, May 25: Summer Sun Visors

Get ready for the summer sun by making a sun visor from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Tuesday, May 26: Rainbow Fish

Create a colorful rainbow fish using tissue paper, foil and a paper plate. Classes begin at 11 a.m. and 12 p.m. and are limited to 20 children each.

Thursday, May 28: Tiki Masks

Start summer vacation by making your own tiki mask. Classes begin at 11 a.m. and 12 p.m. and are limited to 20 children each.

The Children's Museum is located at 327 Broad Street downtown Lake Charles. Museum hours are from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Admission is $7.50 for children and adults.