Habitot Children's Museum

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

Performances & Events
Parachute Games Parachute Games Day
Thursday, July 8
10:30 am - 11:30 pm

Hide under a giant parachute, play parachute speedway, toss a fruit salad, take a “smooshie ride” and enjoy other staff-facilitated parachute games inspired by Project Joy. read more

kid in bathtub

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Water Safety

Early Childhood Safety Event

Friday, July 10
10:30 pm - 12:30 pm
Free Admission 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Learn practical ways to keep your two-year-old safe around swimming pools, baby pools, water buckets, and bathtubs from the Bay Area Red Cross. read more

Bastille Day in Paris Bastille Day
Tuesday, July 14
9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Vive la France! Celebrate Bastille Day by ordering from a French menu in the Cafe exhibit, tasting French bread and cheese and planning your escape from the Bastille prison. read more

Choke Saving

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Choke Saving

Early Childhood Safety Event

Tuesday, July 14 (English)
Thursday, July 16 (Spanish/English)
10:30 pm - 12:00 pm
Free Admission 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Learn how to intervene - early and effectively - in a baby or toddler choking episode. Anna Griffin, EMT will demonstrate choke-saving skills to parents and caregivers. read more


Free Car Seat Check

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Free Car Seat Check

Early Childhood Safety Event

Saturday, July 18
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Allston Parking Garage – 5th level
2061 Allston Way between Milvia & Shattuck

Car seat technicians from the Berkeley Police Department and Habitot will thoroughly inspect your child's car seat for proper installation in the second of three car seat checks presented during the safety campaign. read more

Camping Indoor Beach Week
Monday - Saturday, July 20 - 25
regular hours

Set up camp with tents and sleeping bags and sleep under the stars. Set up a picnic, listen to stories around the pretend campfire and read more

Parent's Night Out

Every 4th Friday
April - September

Parern't Night Out!
Friday, July 24
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Drop off your kids for play and fun while parents enjoy a movie or dinner out. $30 per child, $5 discount for siblings. Pizza for dinner included. Space limited, to reserve call Lydia at 510-647-1111 ext. 14 read more
Bowzer's Pizza Pizza Fridays!
Fridays, July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Our friends at Bowzer’s Pizza (upstairs on Shattuck Ave.) will deliver child-sized cheese slices on sale for $1 each. read more
boy blowing bubbles Bubbleland!
Friday, July 31
9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Water Works will be transformed into a Land of Bubbles! Create giant tubular bubbles, craft a bubble trampoline from straws and string, and read more
Classes & Camps
New 2009 Pricing logo Summer Day Camps
July - August 2009

MORNING CAMPS (June-August) • 2.9 - 4.9 years old
9:15 am - 1:00 pm

AFTERNOON CAMPS (August) • 3 - 5 years old
2:00 pm - 5:45 pm

$185 per child; $175 for members

New 2009 Pricing:
All camps now under $10 per hour!

Curbside Drop-off & Pick-up Service Available

For more information, inquire at the time of registration.
To register, call Liz at 510-647-1111 x 17

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• Cars, Boats, Planes & Trains
• Eco Kids
• Space Station
• Back to the Farm
• Land of Fairytales
• Construction Zone
• Tots Around the World
Habitot News

Habitot-Project Joy Training
Waldelia Gardner from Brookside Head Start, Richmond, shared her thoughts after the June 27-28 training retreat for 30 preschool teachers, “I’ve been teaching for 20 years, and been to lots of trainings, and read more

9th Annual Early Childhood Safety Campaign
Once again, State Farm Insurance Companies has generously stepped forward to sponsor Habitot's Early Childhood Safety Campaign, May – September. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, preventable accidents are the #1 cause of injuries and loss of life in 0-6 year old children. read more

"Back to School" Online Auction
Habitot’s “Month of Valentines” online auction in February and “Mother’s Day” online auction in May raised nearly $2,000 for museum programs. A third online auction, “Back to School,” is planned for September and we hope it will be the biggest one yet. read more

Project Joy Teacher Training Scholarships Awarded
Eleven exemplary teachers are the winners in Habitot’s 1st Annual contest celebrating the outstanding contributions of early childhood educators. The teachers were selected by a distinguished panel of judges read more

It's Not Too Late to Vote
Two weeks remain in ParentsConnect.com’s 2009 “Best of” contest in which Habitot has been nominated in both the Bay Area's "Best Museum" category and the Bay Area's "Best Art Class" category. read more

Gift Store Discount of the Month
Gift Store Discount of the Month This month, visitors enjoy 20% savings on all Learning Resources Pretend Play items in our gift store: cash registers, teaching telephones, tool sets, cooking and food sets!.



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