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Kid's Activities

Howdy, Kids! I'm Dr. Dirt, the armadillo archeologist and, boy, do we have some fun things to do in the Trans-Pecos! We'll explore the mysterious Hueco Tanks where people have been leaving their mark in the desert for thousands of years. Or, you can check out some ancient footwear and learn how to make your own sandals from yucca leaves! Ouch! Create your own rock art like ancient peoples and even learn how to make your own paint and brushes from rocks, leaves, and sticks. You can sharpen your mapping skills with a 300-year-old map of El Paso. Then challenge what you've learned about the Trans-Pecos with a super cool interactive crossword puzzle. There is fun around every corner here. What would you like to do first?