Posts Tagged ‘fun’

Valentine’s Day Programs

Spread the love when you visit Children’s Museum of Atlanta this year on Valentine’s Day! Alongside our routine CMA programming, guests will have the opportunity to engage their creative side and make something special for their loved ones! Visit our Art Studio to create a one-of-a-kind handprint piece with clay or swing over to the…

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National Kazoo Day Programs

Buzzzz over to Children’s Museum of Atlanta on Monday, January 28th as we pay special tribute to everyone’s favorite quirky instrument, the kazoo! Alongside our everyday program offerings, on National Kazoo Day, guests will have the opportunity to learn about the science of sound at our Science Bar as well as create their own kazoo…

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Summer Bash

School’s out for summer! Celebrate the start of a summer season of learning and fun with Children’s Museum of Atlanta! At the CMA Stage, participate in our Beach Ball and Boogie Board Bonanza relay, or compete in our Limbo Luau game. After being crowned limbo champion, head to the Sand Tables to build and snap…

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Week of the Young Child Celebration

Celebrate the National Association for the Education for Young Children’s (NAEYC) Week of the Young Child at Children’s Museum of Atlanta! Visit us all week between 10:30 AM and 12:30 PM to participate in special toddler-centered activities following the themes of the week’s celebration! Monday’s Theme: Music Monday Activities:  Learning Lab A: Pick up your…

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All the Cinderellas

For our last little peek behind the pages of the fairy tales in our current exhibit, Once Upon a Time, we’d like to celebrate one of the best-known of them: Cinderella! The beauty with the special slipper has a very, very long lineage. Stories about her, or women very much like her, have been traced…

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Red, White and Blueberry Recipes!

In honor of the Fourth of July, this week we challenged ourselves to create a full meal based on three different colors: Red, White and Blue. It turns out that the internet is chock-full of patriotic-themed recipes. Because we have a dedicated staff (who like to eat!) we whittled down the sixty-gajillion available color-themed ideas we found into…

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More Fairy Tales: Andersen and de Beaumont

Most of the fairy tales which Americans grew up reading are of European vintage, and a healthy majority of them were compiled by the Danish writer Hans Christian Andersen, who popularized such classics as “The Little Mermaid,” “The Snow Queen,” “The Ugly Duckling,” “The Princess and the Pea,” “The Emperor’s New Clothes,” and “The Steadfast…

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Giving children time to explore

Earlier this week, in The New York Times, David Kohn wrote about children and learning, and although he didn’t use the exact phrase that we do here, “The power of play,” it still resonates throughout his story. Children learn through hands-on exploration. They need to set their own pace, and they need to be given…

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Staff Pick: Earth Day Toys

Earth Day is right around the corner and here at the Museum we love to encourage healthy planet habits that take care of Earth! We will be celebrating Earth Day this weekend with Novelis on Saturday and Sunday. This will be the 45th anniversary of the Earth Day movement, meaning 45 years of “broadening the…

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Science Around Atlanta: Physics & Roller Coasters

Hello girls and boys! Professor Labcoat here! In my last blog post, I said, “No matter what you’re interested in or what question you have, there’s probably a scientist somewhere trying to figure it out.” That’s very true, because science is a way to learn about the world around us and everything that’s in it.…

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