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Pop Up Holiday Programming: Share the Joy Christmas Party
Pop Up Holiday Programming: Share the Joy Christmas Party
Dec 9 all-day
  Pop Up Holiday Programming: Share the Joy Christmas Party  This festive season comes but once a year and we need your help to get ready! Explore the Christmas holiday by creating decorations, singing songs with Yosi & The Superdads, and sharing the joy of the season[...]
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9:00 am Play Without Boundaries
Play Without Boundaries
Dec 3 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Play Without Boundaries
Play Without Boundaries Please join us for Play Without Boundaries, a program and early opening for kids with learning and developmental disabilities and those on the autism spectrum. PWB early openings provide an opportunity for families to enjoy the museum before it is open to the public[...]
11:00 am Creative Arts Studio: Shades & Tints
Creative Arts Studio: Shades & Tints
Dec 3 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Creative Arts Studio: Shades and Tints  Sundays 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.
11:30 am Tot Spot: L is for Light
Tot Spot: L is for Light
Dec 3 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm
Tot Spot: L is for Light  Sundays 11:30 AM-12:00 PM 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,[...]
1:30 pm Story Time: Night & Day
Story Time: Night & Day
Dec 3 @ 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.
4:30 pm Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Dec 3 @ 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 4 @ 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 4 @ 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 4 @ 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!
1:30 pm Story Time: Night & Day
Story Time: Night & Day
Dec 4 @ 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.
3:00 pm Innovate & Imagine: Rigamajig
Innovate & Imagine: Rigamajig
Dec 4 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Innovate & Imagine: Rigamajig
Innovate & Imagine: Rigamajig Monday  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: End of the Day Parade
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Dec 4 @ 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 5 @ 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 5 @ 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[...]
1:30 pm Story Time: Night & Day
Story Time: Night & Day
Dec 5 @ 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 5 @ 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.
4:30 pm Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Dec 5 @ 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 6 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Creative Arts Studio: Shades and Tints 10:00-6:00 pm Centennial Classroom 1, 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 6 @ 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[...]
11:00 am There’s Something Under My Bed
There’s Something Under My Bed
Dec 6 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Please Touch Playhouse presents There’s Something Under My Bed Monday, Wednesday. Friday and Saturday, 11-11:30 am and 1-1:30 pm Sunday, 1-1:30 pm and 3-3:30 pm Through January 15 Please Touch Playhouse, Ground Floor Sam is three and a half, and for some time now has had a[...]
1:30 pm Daniel Tiger Meet and Greet
Daniel Tiger Meet and Greet
Dec 6 @ 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.[...]
1:30 pm Storytime: Night & Day
Storytime: Night & Day
Dec 6 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Storytime: Night and Day 1:30PM &  6:00 PM Daniel Tiger Exhibition All Ages Get cozy and listen to stories, sing songs, and build literacy skills with stories about daytime and nighttime.
4:00 pm First Wednesday
First Wednesday
Dec 6 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
First Wednesday
First Wednesday On the first Wednesday of every month, Please Touch Museum is open until 7 pm for two extra hours of play, and offers $2 per person admission from 4:00 on. Enjoy your visit! Drop-In & Draw: Shadow Drawings 4:30-5:30 PM Outside Centennial, Ground Floor Preschoolers[...]
4:30 pm Drop-In & Draw: Shadow Drawings
Drop-In & Draw: Shadow Drawings
Dec 6 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Drop-In & Draw: Shadow Drawings 4:30-5:30 PM Outside Centennial, Ground Floor  Preschoolers & Up Drop-in to look closely at your shadow. Then grab a piece of paper and some colored pencils and draw a shadow.
5:30 pm There’s Something Under My Bed
There’s Something Under My Bed
Dec 6 @ 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Please Touch Playhouse presents There’s Something Under My Bed Monday, Wednesday. Friday and Saturday, 11-11:30 am and 1-1:30 pm Sunday, 1-1:30 pm and 3-3:30 pm Through January 15 Please Touch Playhouse, Ground Floor Sam is three and a half, and for some time now has had a[...]
6:00 pm Story Time: Night & Day
Story Time: Night & Day
Dec 6 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Storytime: Night and Day 1:30PM, 6:00 PM 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.
6:30 pm Music and Movement: End of the Day Dance Party
Music and Movement: End of the Day Dance Party
Dec 6 @ 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Dance Party 6:30- 7:00pm Hamilton Hall, Floor 1 All ages End your day at Please Touch Museum by shaking your groove thing in our dance party to celebrate the end of 1st Wednesday.  
10:00 am Creative Arts Studio: Shades & Tints
Creative Arts Studio: Shades & Tints
Dec 7 @ 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 Free Educators’ Open House
Free Educators’ Open House
Dec 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Free Educators’ Open House Please join us at Please Touch Museum for an event with educators and administrators for refreshments, exhibition tours, and information about school programs and resources. To participate in this FREE special event or to learn about opportunities for educators and students at the[...]
10:00 am Tot Spot: L is for Light
Tot Spot: L is for Light
Dec 7 @ 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 7 @ 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 7 @ 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.  
1:00 pm There’s Something Under My Bed
There’s Something Under My Bed
Dec 7 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
There’s Something Under My Bed
There’s Something Under My Bed Please Touch Playhouse: There’s Something Under My Bed Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday  1:00-1:30pm Please Touch Playhouse All ages There’s Something Under My Bed: Sam is three years old and learning to cope with bedtime by himself. Is there something living under[...]
1:30 pm Story Time: Night & Day
Story Time: Night & Day
Dec 7 @ 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.
3:00 pm Maker: Textiles and Knitting
Maker: Textiles and Knitting
Dec 7 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Maker: Textiles and Knitting Thursday 3:00-4:00 PM Centennial Classroom. Ground Floor  Preschool and Elementary aged children with an adult learning partner How do you make clothing? Join us for an hour-long open- ended exploration of Daniel Tiger’s favorite piece of clothing- a red hoodie- and textile processes-[...]
4:30 pm Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Dec 7 @ 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 8 @ 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 8 @ 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[...]
11:00 am There’s Something Under My Bed
There’s Something Under My Bed
Dec 8 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Please Touch Playhouse presents There’s Something Under My Bed Monday, Wednesday. Friday and Saturday, 11-11:30 am and 1-1:30 pm Sunday, 1-1:30 pm and 3-3:30 pm Through January 15 Please Touch Playhouse, Ground Floor Sam is three and a half, and for some time now has had a[...]
11:30 am Drop In & Draw: Shadow Drawings
Drop In & Draw: Shadow Drawings
Dec 8 @ 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 8 @ 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.  
1:00 pm There’s Something Under My Bed
There’s Something Under My Bed
Dec 8 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
There’s Something Under My Bed
There’s Something Under My Bed Please Touch Playhouse: There’s Something Under My Bed Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday  1:00-1:30pm Please Touch Playhouse All ages There’s Something Under My Bed: Sam is three years old and learning to cope with bedtime by himself. Is there something living under[...]
1:30 pm Story Time: Night & Day
Story Time: Night & Day
Dec 8 @ 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 8 @ 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.
4:30 pm Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Dec 8 @ 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.  
11:00 am There’s Something Under My Bed
There’s Something Under My Bed
Dec 9 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Please Touch Playhouse presents There’s Something Under My Bed Monday, Wednesday. Friday and Saturday, 11-11:30 am and 1-1:30 pm Sunday, 1-1:30 pm and 3-3:30 pm Through January 15 Please Touch Playhouse, Ground Floor Sam is three and a half, and for some time now has had a[...]
1:00 pm There’s Something Under My Bed
There’s Something Under My Bed
Dec 9 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
There’s Something Under My Bed
There’s Something Under My Bed Please Touch Playhouse: There’s Something Under My Bed Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday  1:00-1:30pm Please Touch Playhouse All ages There’s Something Under My Bed: Sam is three years old and learning to cope with bedtime by himself. Is there something living under[...]
4:30 pm Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Dec 9 @ 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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Christmas Eve: 11 am to 3 pm
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