Habitot Children's Museum

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Habitot Children's Museum

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

Classes & Camps
Late Spring Morning Classes      •        Summer Day Camps

Spring Morning Classes

New teachers, new days, and new activities!

PARENT-CHILD CLASSES
April 12 - June 25

10:00 - 10:30 am Tuesday - Friday
(Note: Second session of African music on Wednesdays at 11:00 am and a new Mandarin Singing & Dancing class on Friday afternoons at 2:30 pm)

For children 12 months and up, adult participation is required. Children 12 months and under free with sibling.

Purchase $6 drop-in ticket or 10-class pass for $50 (a $10 savings!) at the Front Desk. Please purchase by 9:55 am on the day of class.

Family and Family Circle Members receive free class passes!
Members holding fall class passes can use them for any spring class (just note new dates and classes may differ from what is printed on the back of your class passes).


Tot Art with a Twist!
Tuesdays, 10:00 - 10:30 am
Tot Art

Teacher Rachel will lead Habitot’s popular Tot Art class that incorporates early math and science activities into hands-on, sensory art activities. Children will explore a variety of art materials and media — including clay, collage, recycled objects and painting — and practice counting, sorting, understanding volume and identifying patterns and shapes.
Jiji la Watoto African Music
Wednesays, 10:00 - 10:30 am & 11:00 - 11:30 am
Preschool Blues - Josh Baxter
Join Annette and Catherine from "Jiji la watoto" to explore the sounds and songs of Africa through music, dance and play in our new Tuesday music class. Children will develop rhythmic awareness and practice creative motion through drumming, song and wordplay while playing percussion instruments from Africa. By listening and participating in movement and music, toddlers will improve their coordination and balance as well as their cognitive and social and emotional skills all while having fun!

Move and Groove!
Thursdays, 10:00 - 10:30 am Moove and Groove  


Toddlers will sing, wiggle, twist, and whirl to songs and music on a weekly spring theme: butterflies, falling rain, animals coming out of hibernation, thunder and lightening! Through music, movement and instrument play, toddlers will explore the space around them and discover new ways to move and control their bodies. Toddlers will also learn the basic concepts of melody, rhythm, beat, tempo, rhyme and improvisation.

Let's Do Lunch!
Fridays, 10:00 - 10:30 am
Breakfast Club

With chef Naomi, learn to make simple soups, sandwiches, pasta, rice & bean dishes and more. Parents and children will learn how to make nutritious and easy recipes for lunch, while learning about kitchen chemistry, diet and nutrition.

SPECIAL MONTH OF MAY ONLY CLASS!
Mandarin Singing & Dancing
Fridays, 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm


In this active class, teacher Lee Yee will use music, storytelling, dance and movement in both English and Mandarin to help children learn basic Mandarin words for animals, fruits and vegetables, letters and numbers.
 
Summer Day Camps   butterfly

Morning Summer Camps
2.9 - 4.9 years
Afternoon Summer Camps
3 - 5 years

Click here to view Habitot's online summer camp flyer

All camps under $10 per hour!
Super discount on June camps!

Curbside Drop-off & Pick-up Service Available
For more information, inquire at the time of registration.

TO REGISTER call Lydia at 510-647-1111 x 14

MORNING SUMMER CAMPS • 2.9 - 4.9 years old
9:15 am - 1:00 pm
   Includes lunch hour 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
$185 per child; $175 for members
Register early and take $20 off all June camps!
Beaches & Sunshine
Take $20 off if you sign up for this class by May 1
June 21 - June 25


Explore seashells, starfish, whales and other creatures that live under the sea. Create sand pictures, decorate fish, and make sandwiches for a pretend picnic at the beach. Every child will take home a water toy.

Young Scientists
Take $20 off if you sign up for this class by May 1
June 28 - July 2

Make gooey slime and fizzing bubbles, build ice towers, mix colors and cook up scrumptious snacks! Scientific investigation in children begins by observing, asking questions and experimenting in order to learn about the natural world around them. Children will love looking at insects, discovering scale and balance, playing with magnets, making mini rockets and more. All children will take home their own magnifying glass.

Kid’s Café
July 5 - July 9


Young chefs will plan a menu, make grocery lists, wash produce, set a table, take orders, make their own spice blends, purchase fresh ingredients from the pretend Farmer's Market and cook and eat their own snacks while running the Kid’s Café! Every child will take home a daily recipe along with a chef's hat to decorate.
Cars, Boats, Planes & Trains
AM Session 1: July 12 - July 16

AM Session 2: August 9 - August 13

Vroom! Vroom! Beep! Beep! Kids will make pretend race cars and freight trains. Explore things that fly and things that float. Learn about cars, boats, planes and trains through art, construction projects, cooking activities and science fun! Every child will take home a friction vehicle.
Go Green
July 19 – July 23


Even young children can go green! We’ll build a mini-solar oven, compost with worms, filter water, explore wind power and make recycled paper in this hands-on camp about being a good citizen of the earth. Every child will take home a wind-powered pinwheel.
Space Station
July 26 – July 30


5,4,3,2,1…BLAST OFF! Take a seat in our imaginary rocket ship and tour the planets and outer space. We’ll build a space station, paint a moon landscape, investigate Mars mud and explore gravity. Friendly aliens may visit! Every child will take home a space shuttle.
Back to the Farm
August 2 – August 6


Plant fruit and vegetable seeds, make jam, bake bread, churn butter, square dance, dye wool and taste some home-made ice cream. Take a ride in a wheelbarrow and pretend to be farm animals and farm hands. Every child will take home a bandana.
Land of Fairytales
August 16 - August 20


Become a prince or princess, a goblin or a troll in this magical fairy tale week. Children will decorate royal crowns and create fairy wings, magic wands and table top castles. Through make-believe play we will create our own fairytales! Every child will take home a jeweled crown.
Construction Zone
August 23 - August 27


Get ready to dig, mix and build! Create buildings, roads, and whole cities with construction blocks, diggers, front-loaders and bulldozers! Dress up in construction worker safety clothes and use tools, mix “cement" and make 3D sculptures. We’ll pack our own lunchboxes, too! Every child will take home a toy construction tool.
 
AFTERNOON SUMMER CAMPS • 3 - 5 years old
2:00 pm – 5:45 pm
   Includes exclusive museum visit.
$185 per child; $175 for members
Construction Zone
August 16 - August 20


Get ready to dig, mix and build! Create buildings, roads, and whole cities with construction blocks, diggers, front-loaders and bulldozers! Dress up in construction worker safety clothes and use tools, mix "cement" and make 3D sculptures. We’ll pack our own lunchboxes, too! Every child will take home a toy construction tool.
Tots Around the World
August 23 – August 27


Each day, we'll take a pretend trip to a new country and explore its culture through art, cooking, dance, costumes, music, storytelling and games. We'll make passports and Monday, and "my, the places you'll go" the rest of the week. Each child will take home his/her stamped passport book.
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