Habitot Children's Museum

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Habitot Children's Museum
2065 Kittredge Street
Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 647-1111


Habitot News

Winners Announced in Habitot's 3rd Annual "Preschool Teachers Make a Difference" Awards
Though August 23, you can see stunning examples of preschoolers' art work created here at Habitot on display in one of five community locations, from the Berkeley Civic offices to the San Leandro Public Library. All works on display are for sale - contact Lauren at 510-647-1111 x 31 or dassoc@habitot.org to make arrangements. read more

Local Corporations Sponsor Two Free Admission Days for Fall
Thanks to Union Bank and Wells Fargo Bank, Habitot will be able to offer two free admission days this fall, for Indigenous People's Day on Sunday, October 9, and Gingerbread House Day, December 17, respectively. Mark your calendars and plan to invite friends! read more

Are We "Clean" Enough?  ~ Seeking Your Input
Despite our considerable efforts with daily janitorial care, availability of hand-sanitizers, special air filters and periodic volunteer events known as "Spit 'n Polish" Days, we often receive criticism about the Museum's cleanliness. We are asking for your feedback and constructive suggestions for how we could do a better job. read more

Performances & Events

toddler playing with pills

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Early Childhood
Safety Campaign Sponsor

Poison Control

Early Childhood Safety Event

Wednesday, August 3
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Habitot staff will demonstrate how easily drugs and other poisons are mistaken by children for candy and juice. Bring home poison control number magnets and stickers and important poison safety information.

FREE admission from 9:30 am - 12:00 pm is provided by State Farm Insurance Companies.

A Gift from Ada graphic Ada's Book Give-away Day
Tuesday, August 16
10:30 am - 11:30 am

Every child receives a FREE book from Ada!

toddler in bathtub

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Early Childhood
Safety Campaign Sponsor

Water Safety

Early Childhood Safety Event

Tuesday, August 16
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Learn practical ways to keep your toddler safe around swimming pools, baby pools, water buckets, and bathtubs from the YMCA. Toddlers are at greatest risk for drowning.

FREE admission from 9:30 am - 12:00 pm is provided by State Farm Insurance Companies.


Parent's Night Out

Every 4th Friday*
Now Year-round!
Lower Price for Siblings!

*Except for November and December; the 3rd Friday of the Month.

Parents' Night Out!
Friday, August 26
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Drop off your kids, 2-7 yrs, for play and fun while parents enjoy an evening out.

$30 per child, $20 for siblings.
Cheese pizza for dinner included.

ADVANCE registration strongly encouraged to permit us to adequately staff these evenings.
Last minute registrations may not be possible.

To register, call Lydia at 510-647-1111 ext. 14 read more
cheese pizza

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Pizza Fridays!
Fridays, August 5, 12, 19 & 26
Our friends at Papa John's(2222 Shattuck Ave.) will deliver child-sized cheese slices on sale for $1 each beginning at 11 am, first come first served. Proceeds benefit the Museum.
Classes & Camps
sun    Summer Day Camps: June - August 2011


All camps under $10 per hour!
Curbside Drop-off & Pick-up Service Available
Children enjoy arts & crafts, drama , cooking, storytelling, and music. read more

• Cars, Boats, Planes & Trains
• Back to the Farm
• Land of Fairytales
• Construction Zone
• Tots Around the World

To register, contact Lydia at (510) 647-1111 x14 or habitotvsc@gmail.com

Gift Store Discount of the Month
Gift Store Discount of the Month

This month, visitors enjoy 20% savings on all "Melissa & Doug"Wooden Play & Craft Sets in our gift store: Jewelry Box, Sushi Stir-Fry, Piggy Bank, Birthday Party Set, and many more!



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