Twyla Meets a Monster

Learn about the tarantula migration in northern Texas.

Carpenter Science Theater

Included with public admission / School rates apply
Ages 5-11
20 minutes
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Learn the story of Twyla, the garden spider who fearfully encounters the great tarantula migration in the barren lands of northern Texas. She befriends a tarantula named Bubba who requests her assistance. Upon realizing she is safe, Twyla happily obliges.

About Carpenter Science Theater

Our professional tale tellers deliver intriguing science stories with energy and style for guests of all ages. Performances run between 15 and 20 minutes, and are both entertaining and educational.

Carpenter Science Theater performances can be added to your group visit for an additional fee. Click here for pricing.

Twyla Meets a Monster Is Suitable for Grades K – 5

SOLs covered in this demonstration include:

  • Kindergarten: 7
  • 1st Grade: 5
  • 2nd Grade: 5
  • 3rd Grade: 4
  • 4th Grade: 2 and 3
Image of a tarantula sitting on top of some fiber substrate