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5 things to do with kids in Tampa Bay this week: Feb. 1-7

A new interactive exhibit at the Glazer Children’s Museum is based on PBS’ show ‘Wild Kratts,’ take a tour of an ancient Indian mound or classic car show for families.
A new traveling interactive exhibit at the Glazer Children's Museum is based on the wildly popular PBS Kids series "Wild Kratts." Kids get to explore four animal habitats and the creatures within them. The exhibit was created by the Minnesota Children’s Museum.
A new traveling interactive exhibit at the Glazer Children's Museum is based on the wildly popular PBS Kids series "Wild Kratts." Kids get to explore four animal habitats and the creatures within them. The exhibit was created by the Minnesota Children’s Museum. [ Minnesota Children’s Museum ]
Published Feb. 1

1. Wild Kratts Creature Power: This new traveling interactive exhibit from the Minnesota Children’s Museum is based on the wildly popular PBS Kids series Wild Kratts. Kids get to explore four animal habitats and the creatures within them. “We love the playful way that Wild Kratts engages children and sparks curiosity for the world around them,” said Sarah Cole, CEO of the Glazer Children’s Museum. “Children will love how this exhibit brings those concepts — and their favorite characters and creatures — to life right here in their museum.” They will get to try out various “creature powers,” such as sneaking through the forest using the stealth of a jaguar, swinging through the trees like a spider monkey and testing their hops against a kangaroo. The exhibit remains through May 16. Masks are required for ages 2 and older. Reservations must be made in advance at glazermuseum.org. $15, $13 for ages 1-12. 110 W Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa.

A new traveling interactive exhibit at the Glazer Children's Museum is based on the wildly popular PBS Kids series "Wild Kratts." Kids get to explore four animal habitats and the creatures within them, swing through the trees like a spider monkey and test their hops against a kangaroo.
A new traveling interactive exhibit at the Glazer Children's Museum is based on the wildly popular PBS Kids series "Wild Kratts." Kids get to explore four animal habitats and the creatures within them, swing through the trees like a spider monkey and test their hops against a kangaroo. [ BRUCE SILCOX | Minnesota Children’s Museum ]

2. Jungle Prada Site Tour: Learn the history of the Tocobaga people as you explore a Tocobaga Indian mound and a secret garden full of colorful peacocks. There is also a small museum in a converted greenhouse on site. Reservations are required. Tours are held Wednesdays through Sundays at 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. $10, $4 ages 2-12. 1700 Park St. N, St. Petersburg. 727-430-2677. Make a reservation at discoverfloridatours.com.

These Tocobaga pottery shards were found at the Indian mount at the Jungle Prada site in St. Petersburg. The site was also where Spanish explorer Panfilo De Narvaez launched the first exploration of the continent. Narvaez landed on the site on April 15, 1528.
These Tocobaga pottery shards were found at the Indian mount at the Jungle Prada site in St. Petersburg. The site was also where Spanish explorer Panfilo De Narvaez launched the first exploration of the continent. Narvaez landed on the site on April 15, 1528. [ SCOTT KEELER | Times (2019) ]

3. Maskerade: If you have a child interested in e-sports, this gaming and technology event at Tampa’s Museum of Science and Industry is held in conjunction with Black History Month to help introduce African Americans to STEAM-related jobs. There will be a networking night on Friday from 5 to 7 for gamers, streamers, producers, artists, stylists, content creators, videographers, designers, project managers, photographers and more. And on Saturday, from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Beyond Meta will have panels, tournaments, drone demonstrations and a pitch session. Admission is free, $20 VIP at eventbrite.com. 4801 E Fowler Ave., Tampa. 813-987-6000.

4. Adaptive Family Day: There will be open gym time for families with special needs children. All equipment available. $1 with card, $1.50 without. 9-10 a.m. Saturday at Cypress Forest Recreation Center, 650 Pine Ave. N, Oldsmar. 813-749-1152.

5. So Classic Car Show: Check out classic cars while the family enjoys free bounce houses and music all day. Free. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. Trolley Market Square, 4901 Tangerine Greenway, Gulfport.