Children’s Museum of Atlanta invites families to escape the cold and join the Imaginators for a variety of educational programs throughout February. Little ones can look forward to learning about influential African American leaders though special story time, an original musical written by Jerry G. White, one of the Museum’s own Imaginators, and more during Black History Month. In addition, little ones can go for the gold during the Museum’s own version of the Winter Olympics, craft personalized Valentine’s Day cards for loved ones, participate in White House-inspired lawn games in honor of President’s Day and more!
Sunday, February 11
· Sweetheart Dance
11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Families are invited to grab their dancing shoes and visit the Children’s Museum of Atlanta stage to learn about special partner dances for the holiday.
· Musical Hearts
Little ones can dance to the Children’s Museum of Atlanta Stage to participate in a heart-themed version of musical chairs. No one can lose at this loving game, but the participant landing on the golden heart when the music stops gets to lead the group in a silly movement.
Kids can join the Imaginators for a special story time that celebrates the love we share with friends and family on Valentine’s Day. In “Pete the Cat: Valentine’s Day is Cool,” written by James Dean and illustrated by Kimberly Dean, Pete learns all about the special cats in his life on this holiday.
· Eat A Georgia Rainbow
Guests will engage in a scavenger hunt and cold cooking activity in this program dedicated to highlighting the variety of fruits of vegetables Georgia has to offer.
· Art Studio
11 a.m.-3 p.m.
A symbol of care can be as simple as a giving someone a card. Children can create their own Valentine’s Day Cards at the Art Studio to take home and share with someone special.
· Build It Lab
11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Tiny Tinkerers will have the space to be curious, creative and crafty at the Build It Lab. In celebration of Valentine’s Day, kids will have the tools to build a Friendship Box to hold keepsakes from close friends.
For more information on the January program offerings or to support Children'sMuseum of Atlanta, visit childrensmuseumatlanta.org or call 404.659.KIDS .