Family-Friendly Activities

Additional Information Coming Soon!

Professor Fickelstein's Physics Phactory

Quirky physicist Professor Phineas T. Ficklestein can’t wait to show off his factory’s wacky experiments, kooky creations and goofy gadgets!

During the course of the show,”The Professor” will demonstrate Isaac Newton’s 3 Laws of Motion utilizing physical comedy, mime, music, magic and hilarious sound effects with lots of audience participation!


Show Times Coming Soon!


Arsty Fartsy Art Lessons

Susan Bagrationoff,   Owner and Art Educator will have a hands-on art area where kids can come and create an art project.  This will be ongoing throughout the day over in the Family Area.  Projects include:

  • Paper Mosaic Sun
  • Oil Pastel Wave Drawing
  • Finger Weaving

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SoundBio - Hands-On Science

Come on by SoundBio’s Activity Area where kids and adults can use microscopes to view microorganisms found in pond water. Also, volunteers will help kids with a quick and easy DIY strawberry DNA extraction that your kids can take home.

Bricks for kids
Bricks 4 Kidz - Lego

Come join us for a full weekend of activities where you can experience the fun of learning the Bricks 4 Kidz way.  Bricks 4 kidz models utilize motors, gears, and axles to make more than 160 different themed models.  There will be a group model build, LEGO® themed games to play, and plenty of LEGO® bricks to let your creativity run wild!!
Playing and building with LEGO® bricks are sure to be a crowd pleaser for boys and girls from preschool to preteen!

HiveBio Community Lab - Hands On Science

Hands on Science Activities ongoing throughout both days of the convention.

Students will create their own fixed and stained slides of onion cells and learn the differences between a chemical reaction and physical reaction. Students will get the opportunity to participate in a hands-on activity that displays these reactions with delightfully messy results!

Northwest Model Railroad Association

The Northwest Model Railroad Association will be setting up an even bigger display for 2017 that you won’t want to miss!

Student Expo

 The purpose of this event is to recognize the efforts and reward the accomplishments of our homeschooled children in Washington state, and to encourage their further studies. Come see their work on display during the Annual Homeschool Convention, June 9th & 10th, 2017, at the Western Washington Fairgrounds in Puyallup. Be sure to vote for your favorite entry by filling out a People’s Choice Award form.

Interested in entering something in the Student Expo?  Information can be found here!

Prize Booth
Prize Booth

Fabulous prizes being given away each hour. Come to the prize booth and enter our drawing to possibly win! Here is a sampling of what we will be giving away – More Coming Soon!:

  • iFLY – Indoor Skydiving
Apple Mascot plus Matt
WHO Mascot

Get your photos with the WHO Mascot!