Our youngest visitors are VIPs on Mondays!
Mondays at the Children’s Museum are very special days. From September – April, join us on Mondays from 10:00AM – 2:00PM for a fun-filled day of stimulating play designed for our youngest visitors, children under 4 years old! We provide tailored crafts to help develop fine motor skills, activities that aid in dramatic play, and/or a special story time at 11:00AM and 1:00PM.
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Theme: Spooky Season
We start the month off by brewing up some witch accessories that help children define their fine motor skills. Next, we create some ghost poppers that help your child develop their hand-eye coordination! It wouldn’t be Fall without some pumpkins, so come join us as your child crafts up their own jack-o-lantern face. We end the month off on Halloween Day! We invite your child to come join us in their Halloween costume* and make their very own pet monster to take home with them. (*For the safety and security of all guests, if you or your child’s costume includes a toy weapon or a mask, we respectfully ask that you leave those items at home.)
- October 3: Witches’ Broomsticks
- October 10: N/A**
- October 17: Ghost Poppers
- October 24: Jack-O-Lantern Faces
- October 31: Paper Bag Monsters, with special guests Sparkle Girls providing glitter tattoos to guests between 11:30AM – 12:30PM!
**Note: There will be no Mini Monday programming on Monday, October 10 due to the Thanksgiving holiday.
Theme: Winter Wonderland
Come join us for the month of November as we explore the wonders of winter together. We will create winter trees and learn about the four seasons. Next, we will practice our painting skills with snow forks and investigate our senses with a snow sensory table! Your child will use their imaginations as they create snow creatures and ask, “do you want to build a snowman?” Let’s practice getting dressed for winter as we end the month by designing winter hats and playing with paper dolls.
- November 7: Winter Trees
- November 14: Snow Forks
- November 21: Do You Wanna Build A Snowman?
- November 28: Winter Hat
‘Tis the season to come down to the Children’s Museum and make some holiday crafts with us. We have a stocking decorating activity designed to get your child’s creativity flowing. Join us as we decorate holiday ornaments to hang on your tree at home. “Jingle Jingle”, did you hear that? Santa Claus is coming…. to the Children’s Museum! Come and meet this jolly fellow on December 19 and join us for cookies, milk, and a cardboard gingerbread house decorating craft.
- December 5: Stuffed Stockings
- December 12: Ornate Ornaments
- December 19: Cookies & Milk With Santa
December 19 is Cookies & Milk With Santa! Join us from 11:00AM – 11:30AM and 1:00PM – 1:30PM for two special story times with a very special, very jolly guest! Cookies and milk will be available during each story time while supplies last.
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