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11:00 am Program Room: Papel Picado
Program Room: Papel Picado
Sep 17 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Drop in anytime to create works of art inspired by your visit to the Museum! This month, punch and stamp designs to transform paper into a work of art inspired by the Mexican artistic tradition, Papel Picado.
11:30 am Tot Spot: A is for Alphabet-Alfabeto
Tot Spot: A is for Alphabet-Alfabeto
Sep 17 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm
Tot Spot: A is for Alphabet-Alfabeto
Tot Spot: A is for Alphabet-Alfabeto Monday – Saturday: 10 – 10:30am Sunday: 11:30am – 12pm Fairytale Garden, Ground Floor 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 Storytime: Hispanic Heritage
Storytime: Hispanic Heritage
Sep 17 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Storytime: Hispanic Heritage City Park, Floor 1 Get cozy and listen to stories, sing songs, build literacy skills, and celebrate Hispanic Heritage month with stories that showcase history and culture, such as Abuela from our Storyland exhibit.
2:30 pm Drop-In and Draw: Flags All Around
Drop-In and Draw: Flags All Around
Sep 17 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Drop-In and Draw: Flags All Around Monday – Friday, 11am – 12:30pm Sunday, 2:30 – 4pm City Park Drop-in to observe the many colors and patterns of flags from Hispanic countries. Then grab a piece of paper, some colored pencils, and draw your own flag.
3:00 pm Move to the Story
Move to the Story
Sep 17 @ 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Move to the Story Hamilton Hall, Floor 1 Wiggle, stretch, jump and bring your favorite stories to life! Listen to a read aloud and then act out parts of a story together.
4:30 pm Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Sep 17 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade Daily 4:30-4:45 pm Hamilton Hall, First Floor Join us for a musical parade featuring Latin percussion instruments to end your day of play at Please Touch Museum.
10:00 am Program Room: Papel Picado
Program Room: Papel Picado
Sep 18 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Drop in anytime to create works of art inspired by your visit to the Museum! This month, punch and stamp designs to transform paper into a work of art inspired by the Mexican artistic tradition, Papel Picado.
10:00 am Tot Spot: A is for Alphabet-Alfabeto
Tot Spot: A is for Alphabet-Alfabeto
Sep 18 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Tot Spot: A is for Alphabet-Alfabeto
Tot Spot: A is for Alphabet-Alfabeto Monday – Saturday: 10 – 10:30am Sunday: 11:30am – 12pm Fairytale Garden, Ground Floor 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 Storytime: Hispanic Heritage
Storytime: Hispanic Heritage
Sep 18 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Storytime: Hispanic Heritage City Park, Floor 1 Get cozy and listen to stories, sing songs, build literacy skills, and celebrate Hispanic Heritage month with stories that showcase history and culture, such as Abuela from our Storyland exhibit.
4:30 pm Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Sep 18 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade Daily 4:30-4:45 pm Hamilton Hall, First Floor Join us for a musical parade featuring Latin percussion instruments to end your day of play at Please Touch Museum.
10:00 am Program Room: Papel Picado
Program Room: Papel Picado
Sep 19 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Drop in anytime to create works of art inspired by your visit to the Museum! This month, punch and stamp designs to transform paper into a work of art inspired by the Mexican artistic tradition, Papel Picado.
10:00 am Tot Spot: A is for Alphabet-Alfabeto
Tot Spot: A is for Alphabet-Alfabeto
Sep 19 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Tot Spot: A is for Alphabet-Alfabeto
Tot Spot: A is for Alphabet-Alfabeto Monday – Saturday: 10 – 10:30am Sunday: 11:30am – 12pm Fairytale Garden, Ground Floor 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,[...]
11:30 am Innovate & Imagine: Rigamajig
Innovate & Imagine: Rigamajig
Sep 19 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Innovate & Imagine: Rigamajig
Innovate & Imagine: Rigamajig Tuesday and Saturday, 11:30am – 12:30pm Hamilton Hall, Floor 1 Follow your curiosity and innovate with wooden planks, wheels, pulleys, nuts, bolts and ropes. Work together to imagine and construct your own amazing creation.   Sponsored by:
1:30 pm Storytime: Hispanic Heritage
Storytime: Hispanic Heritage
Sep 19 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Storytime: Hispanic Heritage City Park, Floor 1 Get cozy and listen to stories, sing songs, build literacy skills, and celebrate Hispanic Heritage month with stories that showcase history and culture, such as Abuela from our Storyland exhibit.
4:30 pm Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Sep 19 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade Daily 4:30-4:45 pm Hamilton Hall, First Floor Join us for a musical parade featuring Latin percussion instruments to end your day of play at Please Touch Museum.
10:00 am Program Room: Papel Picado
Program Room: Papel Picado
Sep 20 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Drop in anytime to create works of art inspired by your visit to the Museum! This month, punch and stamp designs to transform paper into a work of art inspired by the Mexican artistic tradition, Papel Picado.
10:00 am Tot Spot: A is for Alphabet-Alfabeto
Tot Spot: A is for Alphabet-Alfabeto
Sep 20 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Tot Spot: A is for Alphabet-Alfabeto
Tot Spot: A is for Alphabet-Alfabeto Monday – Saturday: 10 – 10:30am Sunday: 11:30am – 12pm Fairytale Garden, Ground Floor 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 Storytime: Hispanic Heritage
Storytime: Hispanic Heritage
Sep 20 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Storytime: Hispanic Heritage City Park, Floor 1 Get cozy and listen to stories, sing songs, build literacy skills, and celebrate Hispanic Heritage month with stories that showcase history and culture, such as Abuela from our Storyland exhibit.
4:30 pm Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Sep 20 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade Daily 4:30-4:45 pm Hamilton Hall, First Floor Join us for a musical parade featuring Latin percussion instruments to end your day of play at Please Touch Museum.
10:00 am Program Room: Papel Picado
Program Room: Papel Picado
Sep 21 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Drop in anytime to create works of art inspired by your visit to the Museum! This month, punch and stamp designs to transform paper into a work of art inspired by the Mexican artistic tradition, Papel Picado.
10:00 am Tot Spot: A is for Alphabet-Alfabeto
Tot Spot: A is for Alphabet-Alfabeto
Sep 21 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Tot Spot: A is for Alphabet-Alfabeto
Tot Spot: A is for Alphabet-Alfabeto Monday – Saturday: 10 – 10:30am Sunday: 11:30am – 12pm Fairytale Garden, Ground Floor 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 Storytime: Hispanic Heritage
Storytime: Hispanic Heritage
Sep 21 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Storytime: Hispanic Heritage City Park, Floor 1 Get cozy and listen to stories, sing songs, build literacy skills, and celebrate Hispanic Heritage month with stories that showcase history and culture, such as Abuela from our Storyland exhibit.
2:00 pm Maker Program: Jewelry Making
Maker Program: Jewelry Making
Sep 21 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Maker Program: Jewelry Making Thursdays, 2 – 3pm Centennial Classroom How do you turn rocks and minerals into a piece of jewelry? Join us for an hour-long open- ended exploration of Central and South American tradition of jewelry making and hands-on experience with tools and materials
4:30 pm Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Sep 21 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade Daily 4:30-4:45 pm Hamilton Hall, First Floor Join us for a musical parade featuring Latin percussion instruments to end your day of play at Please Touch Museum.
10:00 am Program Room: Papel Picado
Program Room: Papel Picado
Sep 22 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Drop in anytime to create works of art inspired by your visit to the Museum! This month, punch and stamp designs to transform paper into a work of art inspired by the Mexican artistic tradition, Papel Picado.
10:00 am Tot Spot: A is for Alphabet-Alfabeto
Tot Spot: A is for Alphabet-Alfabeto
Sep 22 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Tot Spot: A is for Alphabet-Alfabeto
Tot Spot: A is for Alphabet-Alfabeto Monday – Saturday: 10 – 10:30am Sunday: 11:30am – 12pm Fairytale Garden, Ground Floor 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 Storytime: Hispanic Heritage
Storytime: Hispanic Heritage
Sep 22 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Storytime: Hispanic Heritage City Park, Floor 1 Get cozy and listen to stories, sing songs, build literacy skills, and celebrate Hispanic Heritage month with stories that showcase history and culture, such as Abuela from our Storyland exhibit.
2:00 pm Learning Lab
Learning Lab
Sep 22 @ 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
Sep 22 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade Daily 4:30-4:45 pm Hamilton Hall, First Floor Join us for a musical parade featuring Latin percussion instruments to end your day of play at Please Touch Museum.
9:30 am Move to the Story
Move to the Story
Sep 23 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Move to the Story Saturday: 9:30 – 10 am Sunday, 3 – 3:30 pm Hamilton Hall, Floor 1 Wiggle, stretch, jump and bring your favorite stories to life! Listen to a read aloud and then act out parts of a story together.
10:00 am Program Room: Papel Picado
Program Room: Papel Picado
Sep 23 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Drop in anytime to create works of art inspired by your visit to the Museum! This month, punch and stamp designs to transform paper into a work of art inspired by the Mexican artistic tradition, Papel Picado.
10:00 am Tot Spot: A is for Alphabet-Alfabeto
Tot Spot: A is for Alphabet-Alfabeto
Sep 23 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Tot Spot: A is for Alphabet-Alfabeto
Tot Spot: A is for Alphabet-Alfabeto Monday – Saturday: 10 – 10:30am Sunday: 11:30am – 12pm Fairytale Garden, Ground Floor 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,[...]
11:00 am Drop-In and Draw: Flags All Around
Drop-In and Draw: Flags All Around
Sep 23 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Drop-In and Draw: Flags All Around Saturday, 11am – 12:30pm Sunday, 2:30 – 4pm City Park, Ground Floor Drop-in to observe the many colors and patterns of flags from Hispanic countries. Then grab a piece of paper, some colored pencils, and draw your own flag.
11:00 am Learning Lab
Learning Lab
Sep 23 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Learning Lab: University of Pennsylvania Centennial Classroom, Ground Floor 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.
11:30 am Innovate & Imagine: Rigamajig
Innovate & Imagine: Rigamajig
Sep 23 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Innovate & Imagine: Rigamajig
Innovate & Imagine: Rigamajig Tuesday and Saturday, 11:30am – 12:30pm Hamilton Hall, Floor 1 Follow your curiosity and innovate with wooden planks, wheels, pulleys, nuts, bolts and ropes. Work together to imagine and construct your own amazing creation.   Sponsored by:
1:30 pm Storytime: Hispanic Heritage
Storytime: Hispanic Heritage
Sep 23 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Storytime: Hispanic Heritage City Park, Floor 1 Get cozy and listen to stories, sing songs, build literacy skills, and celebrate Hispanic Heritage month with stories that showcase history and culture, such as Abuela from our Storyland exhibit.
4:00 pm Adventurous Afternoons: Giant Tortoises of the Galapagos
Adventurous Afternoons: Giant Tortoises of the Galapagos
Sep 23 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Adventurous Afternoons: Creature of the Night Wednesday and Saturday, 4 – 4:30pm River Adventure Meet us at Please Touch’s River Adventure to embark on a 30-minute STEAM adventure designed for students ages 4 – 8 years old. Put on your imagination cap, travel to the Galapagos, and[...]
4:30 pm Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Sep 23 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade Daily 4:30-4:45 pm Hamilton Hall, First Floor Join us for a musical parade featuring Latin percussion instruments to end your day of play at Please Touch Museum.
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