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Toddler Tuesdays: Museum Takeover!

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Ages 2-4

First Tuesday of Every Month  10am & 11:30am

Come play with us and enjoy a different theme the first Tuesday of every month! Toddlers sing, move, and play with programming developed to encourage creativity and celebrate your mini-puppeteer-in-training. Each program features puppet-led storytelling, songs, movement, a developmentally-appropriate craft, and a hands-on toddler tour in our Worlds of Puppetry Museum. 

Book now! Capacity is limited to 25 for each time period.

 

All adults and children ages 2 and up must have a ticket.

June Activities

June Activities

Theme of the Day: Pets

Tale Time
Come one, come all, to the pet show! Celebrate animal companions of all shapes and sizes with pet-themed songs and the story Some Pets by Angela DiTerlizzi. Then see what happens when a brother and sister visit a pet store to make a difficult decision in What Pet Should I Get by Dr. Seuss.  

  

Location: DuBose Smith Special Exhibits Gallery

10:00am, 11:30am

Puppeteer-Fit
Challenge and stretch your child’s motor skills with our pet-themed yoga and then get those little feet moving with our “pet dice” game.

Location: DuBose Smith Special Exhibits Gallery

10:25am, 11:55pm 

Toddler Trek
Join us on an interactive toddler trek to learn about different types of pets! Go on a pet-themed scavenger hunt in the museum and learn about two puppets in our museum. Help us to sort fish in our fish tank and learn about a pet featured in the movie Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal. Then, help us to identify different pets in our pet matching game.   

Location: Worlds of Puppetry Museum Entrance

10:45am, 12:15am

Ongoing Activities from 9:30-1:00: 

Gallery Craft
Capture your child’s handprint and build your very own hand fish puppet!

Location: The Jim Henson Collection Gallery – Creature Shop

Puppet Play Station
A self-guided play space with toddler appropriate puppets. This month includes a special puppet pet grooming station.

Location: Global Collection Gallery