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Pop Up Holiday Programming: Chanukah Wonderland
Pop Up Holiday Programming: Chanukah Wonderland
Dec 13 all-day
Pop Up Holiday Programming: Chanukah Wonderland
Pop Up Holiday Program: Chanukah Wonderland December 13 Gather around the Menorah to sing, dance, and create! PTM will be serving up a big dose of cheer with a side of doughnuts as we explore the wonders of Chanukah. *Museum Hours extended until 6pm Creative Arts Studio[...]
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9:00 am Member Holiday Party
Member Holiday Party
Dec 10 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Member Holiday Party
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11:00 am Creative Arts Studio: Shades & Tints
Creative Arts Studio: Shades & Tints
Dec 10 @ 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 10 @ 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,[...]
12:00 pm Daniel Tiger Meet and Greet
Daniel Tiger Meet and Greet
Dec 10 @ 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[...]
1:00 pm There’s Something Under My Bed
There’s Something Under My Bed
Dec 10 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
There’s Something Under My Bed
There’s Something Under My Bed The 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 his bed, or is it just the dust bunnies after all? *The Playhouse will be[...]
1:30 pm Story Time: Night & Day
Story Time: Night & Day
Dec 10 @ 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 10 @ 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[...]
3:00 pm There’s Something Under My Bed
There’s Something Under My Bed
Dec 10 @ 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm
There’s Something Under My Bed
There’s Something Under My Bed The 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 his bed, or is it just the dust bunnies after all? *The Playhouse will be[...]
4:30 pm Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Dec 10 @ 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 11 @ 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 11 @ 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 11 @ 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 11 @ 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!
1:00 pm There’s Something Under My Bed
There’s Something Under My Bed
Dec 11 @ 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 11 @ 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 11 @ 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 11 @ 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 12 @ 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 12 @ 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 12 @ 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 12 @ 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 13 @ 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 13 @ 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 Daniel Tiger Meet and Greet
Daniel Tiger Meet and Greet
Dec 13 @ 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.[...]
10:00 am Creative Arts Studio: Shades & Tints
Creative Arts Studio: Shades & Tints
Dec 14 @ 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 14 @ 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 14 @ 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 14 @ 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 14 @ 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 14 @ 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 14 @ 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 15 @ 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 15 @ 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 15 @ 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 15 @ 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 15 @ 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 15 @ 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 15 @ 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 15 @ 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 15 @ 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 16 @ 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 16 @ 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 16 @ 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[...]
12:00 pm Strolling Puppets Tour
Strolling Puppets Tour
Dec 16 @ 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 16 @ 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 16 @ 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 16 @ 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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