ArtsCommunity NewsKidsKids' First Years

Shaun the Sheep™: Flock This Way! Opens at National Children’s Museum

The visiting exhibit runs from January 20 through May 12, 2024

two children interacting with a large sheep character
Shaun the Sheep exhibit. (Photo: Minnesota Children’s Museum)

WASHINGTON – Have ewe heard? Shaun the Sheep™: Flock This Way! opens at National Children’s Museum on January 20, 2024! Based on the popular film and television characters, the interactive exhibit will run through May 12, 2024, and promises shear delight for young learners and their families.

The Museum’s Visiting Exhibit Hall will be transformed into Mossy Bottom Farm, where visitors will explore, investigate and share in the antics of Shaun the Sheep and his pals through hands-on play. Most impactful for children ages 3 through 9, Shaun the Sheep™: Flock This Way! builds problem-solving skills, engages young learners in fine and gross motor skills, and playfully explores technology and literacy through exhibit experiences.
Toddler playing with interactive sheep toy at Children's Museum.
Shaun the Sheep exhibit. (Photo: Minnesota Children’s Museum)
Exhibit highlights include:
  • Practicing balance in the barn by traversing a wall and stabilizing on tires.
  • Mixing up Shaun’s pal Bitzer’s face to create new facial expressions.
  • Creating a stop motion animation using items from the scrap heap.
  • Engaging in imaginative play by hopping into a truck and pretending to drive to the village or rescuing one of the flock who’s stuck in the top of a tree.
  • Grabbing a sheep seat and cozying up to read a book.
a toddler and his mother at a steering wheel driving exhibit.
Shaun the Sheep exhibit. (Photo: Minnesota Children’s Museum)
Shaun the Sheep™: Flock This Way! is included in the cost of Museum admission. Tickets to the Museum are $18.95 for adults and children 1 and older and are free for children under 1 and Museum members. For more information about the exhibit at National Children’s Museum, please visit
Located at 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW off the Woodrow Wilson Plaza, National Children’s Museum is open 9:30 am to 4:30 pm every day except Tuesdays.


Related Articles

Back to top button