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10:00 am Members Early Opening: Daniel Tiger Meet and Greet
Members Early Opening: Daniel Tiger Meet and Greet
Nov 26 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Members Early Opening: Daniel Tiger Meet and Greet
Daniel Tiger Meet and Greet 10:00 am-  10:30 am Hamilton Hall, Floor 1 All ages Come to our neighborhood to meet Daniel Tiger, and be sure to visit the temporary exhibition Daniel Tigers Neighborhood: A Grr-ific Exhibit while you are here. Ugga Mugga! This Meet and Greet[...]
11:00 am Program Room: Friendship Bracelets
Program Room: Friendship Bracelets
Nov 26 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Program Room: Friendship Bracelets All ages. This month we are giving thanks to friends and family through play. Drop in anytime to create works of art inspired by your visit to the Museum! Braid, twist, and knot string and yarn to design a bracelet to give to[...]
11:30 am Tot Spot: F is for Family and Friends
Tot Spot: F is for Family and Friends
Nov 26 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm
Tot Spot: F is for Family and Friends
Tot Spot: F is for Family and Friends Fairytale Garden Toddler and an adult learning partner Join in activities, songs, stories, and play specially designed to offer our youngest visitors time and space to socialize with others and strengthen early learning skills. This month, investigate the sounds and[...]
12:00 pm Daniel Tiger Meet and Greet
Daniel Tiger Meet and Greet
Nov 26 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Daniel Tiger Meet and Greet
Daniel Tiger Meet and Greet Hamilton Hall, Floor 1 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm All ages Come to our neighborhood to meet Daniel Tiger, and be sure to visit the temporary exhibition Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: A Grr-ific Exhibit while you are here. Ugga Mugga! Check out our[...]
12:00 pm Strolling Puppets Tour
Strolling Puppets Tour
Nov 26 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Strolling Puppets Tour Daily 12:00-12:30 PM Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: A Grr-ific Exhibit, Floor 1 All ages Drop in anytime and join our educator and strolling puppet for a Family-friendly tour and conversation in our Daniel Tiger Exhibit.
1:30 pm Storytime: Family & Friends
Storytime: Family & Friends
Nov 26 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Storytime: Family & Friends  Daily 1:30 PM- 2:00 PM Daniel Tiger’s Neighorhood: A Grr-ific Exhibit, Floor 1 All Ages Get cozy and listen to stories, sing songs, and build literacy skills with stories about friendship and families.
2:00 pm Daniel Tiger Meet and Greet
Daniel Tiger Meet and Greet
Nov 26 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Daniel Tiger Meet and Greet
Daniel Tiger Meet and Greet 2:00 pm-  2:30 pm Hamilton Hall, Floor 1 All ages Come to our neighborhood to meet Daniel Tiger, and be sure to visit the temporary exhibition Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: A Grr-ific Exhibit while you are here. Ugga Mugga! Check out our calendar[...]
4:30 pm Music and Movement
Music and Movement
Nov 26 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Music and Movement:  End of the Day Parade Daily 4:30 – 5:00 PM  Hamilton Hall, 1st Floor  All ages Join us for a musical parade through the Please Touch Museum to celebrate friends, family, and the end of a day of play!
9:00 am Program Room: Friendship Bracelets
Program Room: Friendship Bracelets
Nov 27 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Program Room: Friendship Bracelets All Ages This month we are giving thanks to friends and family through play. Drop in anytime to create works of art inspired by your visit to the Museum! Braid, twist, and knot string and yarn to design a bracelet to give to[...]
10:00 am Tot Spot: F is for Family and Friends
Tot Spot: F is for Family and Friends
Nov 27 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Tot Spot: F is for Family and Friends
Tot Spot: F is for Family and Friends Fairytale Garden, Ground Floor  Toddler and an adult learning partner Join in activities, songs, stories, and play specially designed to offer our youngest visitors time and space to socialize with others and strengthen early learning skills. This month, investigate the[...]
11:30 am Drop In & Draw: Portraits
Drop In & Draw: Portraits
Nov 27 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Drop-In & Draw: Portraits Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday: 11:30 AM-12:30 PM Alice in Wonderland, Ground Floor  Preschoolers & Up Drop-in and look closely at the parts of the face. Then grab a piece of paper and some colored pencils to draw a portrait of your family or a[...]
12:00 pm Strolling Puppets Tour
Strolling Puppets Tour
Nov 27 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Strolling Puppets Tour Daily 12:00-12:30 PM Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: A Grr-ific Exhibit, Floor 1 All ages Drop in anytime and join our educator and strolling puppet for a Family-friendly tour and conversation in our Daniel Tiger Exhibit.
1:30 pm Storytime: Family & Friends
Storytime: Family & Friends
Nov 27 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Storytime: Family & Friends  Daily 1:30 PM- 2:00 PM Daniel Tiger’s Neighorhood: A Grr-ific Exhibit, Floor 1 All Ages Get cozy and listen to stories, sing songs, and build literacy skills with stories about friendship and families.
4:30 pm Music and Movement
Music and Movement
Nov 27 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Music and Movement:  End of the Day Parade Daily 4:30 – 5:00 PM  Hamilton Hall, 1st Floor  All ages Join us for a musical parade through the Please Touch Museum to celebrate friends, family, and the end of a day of play!
9:00 am Program Room: Friendship Bracelets
Program Room: Friendship Bracelets
Nov 28 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Program Room: Friendship Bracelets All Ages This month we are giving thanks to friends and family through play. Drop in anytime to create works of art inspired by your visit to the Museum! Braid, twist, and knot string and yarn to design a bracelet to give to[...]
10:00 am Tot Spot: F is for Family and Friends
Tot Spot: F is for Family and Friends
Nov 28 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Tot Spot: F is for Family and Friends
Tot Spot: F is for Family and Friends Fairytale Garden, Ground Floor  Toddler and an adult learning partner Join in activities, songs, stories, and play specially designed to offer our youngest visitors time and space to socialize with others and strengthen early learning skills. This month, investigate the[...]
12:00 pm Strolling Puppets Tour
Strolling Puppets Tour
Nov 28 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Strolling Puppets Tour Daily 12:00-12:30 PM Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: A Grr-ific Exhibit, Floor 1 All ages Drop in anytime and join our educator and strolling puppet for a Family-friendly tour and conversation in our Daniel Tiger Exhibit.
1:30 pm Storytime: Family & Friends
Storytime: Family & Friends
Nov 28 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Storytime: Family & Friends  Daily 1:30 PM- 2:00 PM Daniel Tiger’s Neighorhood: A Grr-ific Exhibit, Floor 1 All Ages Get cozy and listen to stories, sing songs, and build literacy skills with stories about friendship and families.
3:00 pm Innovate & Imagine: Rigamajig
Innovate & Imagine: Rigamajig
Nov 28 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Innovate & Imagine: Rigamajig
Innovate & Imagine: Rigamajig Tuesday and Saturday 3:00-4:00 PM  Hamilton Hall, 1st Floor  All Ages Follow your curiosity and innovate with wooden planks, wheels, pulleys, nuts, bolts and ropes. Work together to imagine and construct your own amazing creation.  
4:30 pm Music and Movement
Music and Movement
Nov 28 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Music and Movement:  End of the Day Parade Daily 4:30 – 5:00 PM  Hamilton Hall, 1st Floor  All ages Join us for a musical parade through the Please Touch Museum to celebrate friends, family, and the end of a day of play!
9:00 am Program Room: Friendship Bracelets
Program Room: Friendship Bracelets
Nov 29 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Program Room: Friendship Bracelets All Ages This month we are giving thanks to friends and family through play. Drop in anytime to create works of art inspired by your visit to the Museum! Braid, twist, and knot string and yarn to design a bracelet to give to[...]
10:00 am Tot Spot: F is for Family and Friends
Tot Spot: F is for Family and Friends
Nov 29 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Tot Spot: F is for Family and Friends
Tot Spot: F is for Family and Friends Fairytale Garden, Ground Floor  Toddler and an adult learning partner Join in activities, songs, stories, and play specially designed to offer our youngest visitors time and space to socialize with others and strengthen early learning skills. This month, investigate the[...]
11:30 am Drop In & Draw: Portraits
Drop In & Draw: Portraits
Nov 29 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Drop-In & Draw: Portraits Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday: 11:30 AM-12:30 PM Alice in Wonderland, Ground Floor  Preschoolers & Up Drop-in and look closely at the parts of the face. Then grab a piece of paper and some colored pencils to draw a portrait of your family or a[...]
12:00 pm Strolling Puppets Tour
Strolling Puppets Tour
Nov 29 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Strolling Puppets Tour Daily 12:00-12:30 PM Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: A Grr-ific Exhibit, Floor 1 All ages Drop in anytime and join our educator and strolling puppet for a Family-friendly tour and conversation in our Daniel Tiger Exhibit.
1:30 pm Daniel Tiger Meet and Greet
Daniel Tiger Meet and Greet
Nov 29 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Daniel Tiger Meet and Greet
Daniel Tiger Meet and Greet Hamilton Hall, Floor 1 Come to our neighborhood to meet Daniel Tiger, and be sure to visit the temporary exhibition Daniel Tigers Neighborhood: A Grr-ifif Exhibit  while you are here. Ugga Mugga! Check out our calendar for more chances to meet Daniel.[...]
3:30 pm Adventurous Afternoons : Ocean Friends
Adventurous Afternoons : Ocean Friends
Nov 29 @ 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Adventurous Afternoons: Ocean Friends Wednesday 3:30-4:00 PM Adventure Camp Exhibit, 1st Floor  Preschool and Elementary aged children with an adult learning partner Meet us at Adventure Camp to embark on a 30-minute STEAM adventure designed for students ages 4 – 8 years old. Take a dive! In November,[...]
4:30 pm Music and Movement
Music and Movement
Nov 29 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Music and Movement:  End of the Day Parade Daily 4:30 – 5:00 PM  Hamilton Hall, 1st Floor  All ages Join us for a musical parade through the Please Touch Museum to celebrate friends, family, and the end of a day of play!
9:00 am Program Room: Friendship Bracelets
Program Room: Friendship Bracelets
Nov 30 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Program Room: Friendship Bracelets All Ages This month we are giving thanks to friends and family through play. Drop in anytime to create works of art inspired by your visit to the Museum! Braid, twist, and knot string and yarn to design a bracelet to give to[...]
10:00 am Tot Spot: F is for Family and Friends
Tot Spot: F is for Family and Friends
Nov 30 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Tot Spot: F is for Family and Friends
Tot Spot: F is for Family and Friends Fairytale Garden, Ground Floor  Toddler and an adult learning partner Join in activities, songs, stories, and play specially designed to offer our youngest visitors time and space to socialize with others and strengthen early learning skills. This month, investigate the[...]
11:30 am Drop In & Draw: Portraits
Drop In & Draw: Portraits
Nov 30 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Drop-In & Draw: Portraits Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday: 11:30 AM-12:30 PM Alice in Wonderland, Ground Floor  Preschoolers & Up Drop-in and look closely at the parts of the face. Then grab a piece of paper and some colored pencils to draw a portrait of your family or a[...]
12:00 pm Strolling Puppets Tour
Strolling Puppets Tour
Nov 30 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Strolling Puppets Tour Daily 12:00-12:30 PM Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: A Grr-ific Exhibit, Floor 1 All ages Drop in anytime and join our educator and strolling puppet for a Family-friendly tour and conversation in our Daniel Tiger Exhibit.
1:30 pm Storytime: Family & Friends
Storytime: Family & Friends
Nov 30 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Storytime: Family & Friends  Daily 1:30 PM- 2:00 PM Daniel Tiger’s Neighorhood: A Grr-ific Exhibit, Floor 1 All Ages Get cozy and listen to stories, sing songs, and build literacy skills with stories about friendship and families.
3:00 pm Maker Program: Papermaking and Thank You Cards
Maker Program: Papermaking and Thank You Cards
Nov 30 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Maker: Papermaking and Thank You Cards Thursday 3:00-4:00 PM Centennial Classroom, Ground Floor Preschool and Elementary aged children with an adult learning partner How do you make a piece of paper? Join us for an hour-long open- ended exploration of the tools and process for papermaking and[...]
4:30 pm Music and Movement
Music and Movement
Nov 30 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Music and Movement:  End of the Day Parade Daily 4:30 – 5:00 PM  Hamilton Hall, 1st Floor  All ages Join us for a musical parade through the Please Touch Museum to celebrate friends, family, and the end of a day of play!
10:00 am Creative Arts Studio: Shades & Tints
Creative Arts Studio: Shades & Tints
Dec 1 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Creative Arts Studio: Shades and Tints Monday- Saturday 10:00-3:00 PM, Sunday 11:00-3:00 PM Centennial Classroom, Ground Floor  All Ages Drop in anytime to create works of art inspired by your visit to the Museum! This month, mix, experiment, and create shades, tints, and hues with oil pastels.[...]
10:00 am Tot Spot: L is for Light
Tot Spot: L is for Light
Dec 1 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Tot Spot: L is for Light 10:00-10:30 AM Fairytale Garden, Ground Floor  Toddler and an adult learning partner Join in activities, songs, and play specially designed to offer our youngest visitors time and space to socialize with others and strengthen early learning skills. This month, investigate the[...]
11:30 am Drop In & Draw: Shadow Drawings
Drop In & Draw: Shadow Drawings
Dec 1 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Drop In & Draw: Shadow Drawings Outside of Centennial Room, Ground Floor  Preschoolers & Up Drop-in to look closely at how our shadows come to be. Then grab a piece of paper a few colored pencils and draw your shadow!
12:00 pm Strolling Puppets Tour
Strolling Puppets Tour
Dec 1 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Strolling Puppets Tour Wednesday- Saturday 12:00-12:30 PM Daily 12:00-12:30 PM Daniel Tiger Exhibition, Floor 1  All ages Join our educator and strolling puppet for a kid-friendly tour and conversation in our Daniel Tiger Exhibition.  
1:30 pm Story Time: Night & Day
Story Time: Night & Day
Dec 1 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Storytime: Night and Day Daily 1:30 Daniel Tiger Exhibition. Floor 1  All Ages Get cozy and listen to stories, sing songs, and build literacy skills with stories about daytime and nighttime.
2:00 pm Learning Lab
Learning Lab
Dec 1 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Learning Lab Centennial Classroom, Ground Floor  A collaboration between Please Touch Museum and Temple University. Meet scientists, ask questions, and be part of research projects all about play and early learning.
3:30 pm Adventorous Afternoon: Glow in the Dark
Adventorous Afternoon: Glow in the Dark
Dec 1 @ 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Adventurous Afternoon: Glow in the Dark Wednesdays 3:30-4:00 PM Between Daniel Tiger and Flight Fantasy Exhibitions Preschool and Elementary aged children with an adult learning partner Meet us to embark on a 30-minute STEAM adventure designed for students ages 4 – 8 years old. Shine bright! In[...]
4:30 pm Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Dec 1 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade Daily 4:30- 5:00 PM Hamilton Hall, Ground Floor  All ages Come out of the shadows and join us for a bright musical parade to end your day of play at Please Touch Museum.  
10:00 am Creative Arts Studio: Shades & Tints
Creative Arts Studio: Shades & Tints
Dec 2 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Creative Arts Studio: Shades and Tints Monday- Saturday 10:00-3:00 PM, Sunday 11:00-3:00 PM Centennial Classroom, Ground Floor  All Ages Drop in anytime to create works of art inspired by your visit to the Museum! This month, mix, experiment, and create shades, tints, and hues with oil pastels.[...]
10:00 am Tot Spot: L is for Light
Tot Spot: L is for Light
Dec 2 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Tot Spot: L is for Light 10:00-10:30 AM Fairytale Garden, Ground Floor  Toddler and an adult learning partner Join in activities, songs, and play specially designed to offer our youngest visitors time and space to socialize with others and strengthen early learning skills. This month, investigate the[...]
10:30 am Daniel Tiger Meet and Greet
Daniel Tiger Meet and Greet
Dec 2 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Daniel Tiger Meet and Greet
Daniel Tiger Meet and Greet 10:30 am- 11:00 am Hamilton Hall, Floor 1 All ages Come to our neighborhood to meet Daniel Tiger, and be sure to visit the temporary exhibition Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: A Grr-ific Exhibit while you are here. Ugga Mugga! Check out our calendar[...]
11:00 am Learning Lab
Learning Lab
Dec 2 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Learning Lab Saturdays 11:00 am- 2:00 pm  City Park, Floor 1  A collaboration between Please Touch Museum and University of Pennsylvania. Meet scientists, ask questions, and be part of research projects all about play and early learning.
12:00 pm Strolling Puppets Tour
Strolling Puppets Tour
Dec 2 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Strolling Puppets Tour Wednesday- Saturday 12:00-12:30 PM Daily 12:00-12:30 PM Daniel Tiger Exhibition, Floor 1  All ages Join our educator and strolling puppet for a kid-friendly tour and conversation in our Daniel Tiger Exhibition.  
1:30 pm Story Time: Night & Day
Story Time: Night & Day
Dec 2 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Storytime: Night and Day Daily 1:30 Daniel Tiger Exhibition. Floor 1  All Ages Get cozy and listen to stories, sing songs, and build literacy skills with stories about daytime and nighttime.
2:00 pm Daniel Tiger Meet and Greet
Daniel Tiger Meet and Greet
Dec 2 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Daniel Tiger Meet and Greet
Daniel Tiger Meet and Greet 2:00 pm-  2:30 pm Hamilton Hall, Floor 1 All ages Come to our neighborhood to meet Daniel Tiger, and be sure to visit the temporary exhibition Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: A Grr-ific Exhibit while you are here. Ugga Mugga! Check out our calendar[...]
4:30 pm Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Dec 2 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade Daily 4:30- 5:00 PM Hamilton Hall, Ground Floor  All ages Come out of the shadows and join us for a bright musical parade to end your day of play at Please Touch Museum.  
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