Habitot Children's Museum

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9:30 - 12:30
9:30 - 12:30
9:30 - 12:30
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San Francisco Bay Area

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

Performances & Events
Confetti Art Days Confetti Art Days
January 2 - 4 • regular hours
Scoop up New Year's confetti into glorious collage artworks! Make a confetti tornado in the Wind Tunnel and join in New Year’s dance parties everyday starting at 10:30 am. read more
Back to the Farm - New Exhibit Back to the Farm - New Exhibit
Wednesday, January 7
9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Harvest apples, collect eggs in the big red barn, ride a horse and fish in the pond in our new Back to the Farm exhibit! read more
Honoring MLK Jr. Honoring MLK Jr.
Monday, January 19
9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Extended hours and special activities to honor Dr. King’s work on behalf of peace and equality. read more
Lunar New Year Lunar New Year
Sunday, January 25
9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Celebrate the Year of the Ox at Habitot’s annual Lunar New Year event with a focus on Chinese culture. read more
Let it Snow Let it Snow
Friday, January 30
9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Habitot will be transformed to a winter wonderland - at come play in the (pretend) snow! Build igloos out of snow blocks, experiment on ice using salts and watercolors, and best of all, make “real” snow! read more
Visit with Dr. Toy Visit with Dr. Toy
Saturday, January 31
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Meet Dr. Stevanne Auerbach, aka Dr. Toy, whose book “Smart Play” and her annual ratings of the best children’s toys help parents and other care providers chose toys with lasting value and educational content. read more
Classes & Camps
Winter - Spring Classes
Beginning January 2009, Habitot will offer all of its children’s and parent-child classes on a drop-in basis! Purchase a 10-class pass for $130 and attend any ten classes of your choosing during a an eight-week session. read more

• Breakfast Club
• Best of Summer Camp ~ in the Winter!
• Tot Art with a Twist!
• Move and Groove!
• Parent & Me Música Class with Viva el Español

Spring Break Camp
April 6 - 10
A half-day, drop-off activity camp for 3 to 5 year olds exploring Spring themes like eggs hatching, baby animals, new buds, sunshine, rain and puddles through fun, hands-on art, math and science activities. read more
Habitot News
Fundraising Successes & Challenges Ahead
Fifty families responded to our fall fundraising campaign, and donated almost $14,000. A generous Challenge Donor matched every one of these donations, all together raising $28,000 for Habitot! read more

Behind the Scenes - Back to the Farm Exhibit Open
Habitot’s new “Back to the Farm” exhibit (opening in the main stage area, Janaury 2009) helps young children learn about where our food comes from – and how much work goes into collecting and transporting harvested food to stores and to our tables. read more
Gift Store Discount of the Month
Gift Store Discount of the Month This month, visitors enjoy 20% savings on all Art Supplies in our gift store: washable paints, spill-proof paint cups, scented play dough, clay cutters and rolling pins, sidewalk chalk, do-a-dots, sketch books and pencils, face paints and more!
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