Birthday Parties are So Much Fun at Kidseum!
Birthday parties include a membership to the Bowers, rental of our community room for two hours, all day admission for 30 guests to Kidseum and a variety of extras to choose from. Packages start at $275. E-mail email@example.com
for information and scheduling.
Attention Scouts & Scout Learners: Earn your merit badge at Kidseum!
Troops can fulfill requirements for art and culture badges with special art projects and presentations. Let us customize a program specifically for your needs. To schedule your troop please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
NEW FALL HOURS effective September 1
Friday - Sunday 10 AM – 4 PM
Closed Monday - Thursday to accommodate scheduled pre-K – grade 3 school tours and art classes. For information and to book a tour, please e-mail email@example.com or call 714.480.1520.
Admission: $6/person, members and children under 2 are free.
OCTOBER 2013 SCHEDULE
Theme: Do Spider’s Wear Hats?
Story: “Itsy Bitsy Spider”
Art: Spider Hat
Music: Singing: Itsy Bitsy Spider; Hey Liley Liley Lo
Theme: Our Friendly Spooks
Story: Halloween story
Art: Casper the friendly ghost
Music: 1-2-3 Little Witches; Crows in the Garden
Theme: Pumpkins All Around
Story: “It’s Pumpkin Time”
Music: Once I Had a Pumpkin; from seeds to pumpkins
Theme: Halloween Costume Parade
(come in costume or wear our dress-ups)
Story: “The Old Woman Who Wasn’t Afraid”
Music: Halloween songs; parading in Kidseum
NOVEMBER 2013 SCHEDULE
Theme: American Indians; Pilgrims & Turkeys
Story: “One Little; Two Little; Three Little Pilgrims”
Art: Native American headdresses
Music:Ki Yi Yi; 10 Little Indians; rain dance
Theme: Owl Hoots – Who-Who’s There?
Story: “Goodnight Owl”
Music: Owl is a Funny Fellow; Skip to my Lou
Story: Thanksgiving story
Music: Five Fat Turkeys; the Turkey Wobble
Theme: We Are Thankful
Story: “Thanksgiving is for Giving”
Art: Cherry Pies
Music: Billy Boy; Turkey in the Straw
Theme: Snowy Times
Story: “Stranger in the Woods”
Music: Singing: Frosty; Sugar Plum Fairies; skiing
DECEMBER 2013 SCHEDULE
Theme: Driedls & Bells
Story: "The Runaway Driedl"
Music: Driedl; Jingle Bells; Santa's Elves
Theme: Santa Claus is Comin'
Story: "Night Before Christmas"
Art: Rudolph the Reindeer
Music: Rudolph; Christmas songs
Theme: O’ Christmas Tree – O’ Tannunbaum
Story: "Christmas Spider"
Art: Christmas Trees
Music: Christmas carols; March of Toys
Theme :Tip Toe to Kwanzaa
Story: “From Head to Toe”
Art: Kwanzaa Mat
Music: Small World; Southern folk; African drums
JANUARY 2014 SCHEDULE
Theme: All Tangled Up
Art: Bird Feeders
Music: Singing: Birdie songs; music theory
Movement: Eggs to birds; all tangled up
Art: My butterfly
Music: Singing: Fly in my Window & more
Movement: Caterpillars to butterflies
Theme: Here Comes the Dragons
Story: “Bring on the Dragons”
Art: Chinese Dragons
Music: Singing: Puff the-Magic Dragon; + theory
Movement: Dragon walk
Theme: Who is Punxsuatawney Phil?
Story: “Gregory’s Shadow”
Art: Ground Hogs
Music: Singing: Funny Fellow & more
Movement: Tunneling ground hogs
Theme: Monkeying Around?
Story: “Curious George”
Music: Singing: silly songs
Movement: Musical game
FEBRUARY 2014 SCHEDULE
Theme: Fishy Stuff
Story: “Rainbow Fish”
Art: Rainbow fish
Music: All the Fish; music theory
Movement: Parachute waves
Theme: Cat in the Hat & That’s That!
Story: “Cat in the Hat”
Art: The Cat’s hat
Music: Singing: kitty songs & more
Movement: Cat walk
Theme: President Abraham Lincoln
Art: Lincoln mask
Music: Singing: This Land; patriotic songs
Theme: American Indian Drums & Rattles
Story: “One Little Two Little”
Music: Singing: KiYiYi; 10 Little Indians + theory
Movement: Drumming and dancing Indians
SUNDAY AFTERNOON FAMILY TIME DRUMMING CIRCLES
1:30 PM – 3 PM
FREE FOR MEMBERS
Recommended for ages 2 – 8, grandparents & parents (included with admission)
Join in the fun with our popular Drumming Circles led by professional musician Martin Espino.
Halloween is Getting Close!
The sounds of ghosts and goblins!
Kidseum is thankful for you! Explore Thanksgiving traditions with hands-on art projects and hear the tale of the first Thanksgiving!
Come meet St. Nick at Kidseum and let him know everything you have on your Christmas list! While you wait, enjoy some hot chocolate and catch a very special screening of The Grinch Who Stole Christmas.
COUNTDOWN TO NEW YEAR’S EVE with balloon drop!
NOON – 3 PM
New Year’s Eve isn’t just for adults - kids can celebrate too at the Bowers Kidseum! Ring in 2014 at a daytime celebration with plenty of family, friends, and fun for everyone. Wear party hats, craft festive noisemakers, and join the fun in our drumming circle! Write down your new year’s resolution, and then get ready for an exciting countdown to a colorful balloon drop at 1:30 PM, complete with sparkling cider and cookies. Happy New Year to all!
DROP-IN FAMILY ART ADVENTURES IN THE KIDSEUM ART LAB
Friday - Sunday, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Create innovative and unique cultural art projects. New techniques and materials each weekend.
Recommended ages 5 and up accompanied with parents and grandparents!
Free to members; free with paid admission.
What better Mom's club outing than a private class at Kidseum? With our focus on early childhood education our programs are the perfect fit for your group's individual needs. Your group organizer and our early childhood professionals will create the ideal lesson for your group's interests, ages, and time constraints. Classes are available for children 12 months up to 6 years of age. For further information and to plan your visit, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 714.480.1520.