Habitot Children's Museum

Habitot is CLOSED SUNDAYS
until September 30!


SPRING-SUMMER HOURS
April 1 - September 30
Mon
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Wed
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Fri
Sat
Sun

9:30 - 12:30
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9:30 - 12:30
9:30 - 12:30
9:30 - 4:30
9:30 - 4:30
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Berkeley Playhouse presents: Oliver
Berkeley Agent, Gary Eason
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Habitot Children's Museum
2065 Kittredge Street
Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 647-1111
www.habitot.org

 

Habitot News

Rocketship Blasts Off!
Thanks to seven stalwart families, Habitot raised nearly $2,500 to refurbish and bring back the always-popular Rocketship and Mission Control exhibit which is sure to be enjoyed by 10,000 or more visitors. read more

2nd Annual Mother's Day Online Auction  May 1-10
Bid on 50 great gifts for mom or grandma just in time for Mother's Day! Gift certificates for restaurants, massages, spas, photo sessions, chocolate, a Napa Valley wine tasting, season tickets for jazz and theater, 12 months of Peet's coffee and much, much more are included in this year's Mother's Day Auction! read more

Last Call for Preschool Teacher Nominations
Just four weeks remain before the May 29th deadline to nominate a preschool teacher for recognition and awards in Habitot's 2nd annual "Preschool Teachers Make a Difference" awards. read more

Catch Habitot's 2010 Children's Art Show Before It's Gone
See this amazing collection of young children's art on display at six community locations. read more

 Berkeley Playhouse Summer Camps Introduce Tots to the World of Music Theater
Come sing, dance and play “let’s pretend” – just like they do on stage! Berkeley Playhouse offers half-day summer camps (9am – 12 noon, Monday – Friday) for music theater make-believers ages 3-5 at the Julia Morgan Center for the Arts. read more


Performances & Events
Japanese Children's Day - kites

Japanese Children’s Day (Kodomo-no-Hi)
Tuesday, May 4
9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Make colorful tissue paper carp kites known in Japan as Koinobori to help celebrate Japanese Children's Day. read more
   
Cinco de Mayo Earth Day!
Wednesday, May 5
9:30 am - 12:30 pm

In the Art Studio, decorate clay pottery with colorful paints and create traditional Mexican paper flowers with multicolored tissue paper and pipe cleaners. read more
   
Mother's Day Mother's Day Parents' Night Out
Sunday, May 9
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Drop off your kids, 2-7 yrs, for play and fun whileparents enjoy a romantic evening out.

$30 per child, $20 for siblings. Pizza for dinner included. Space limited, to reserve call Lydia at 510-647-1111 ext. 14 read more
   
Recycled Lampshade Recycled Lampshade Art
May 17 -22
Regular Hours

Turn battered and out-of-style lampshades into works of art using sparkles, colorful paints, streamers and other fun recycled materials in the Art Studio all week. read more
   

Parent's Night Out

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

Parents' Night Out!
Friday, May 28
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, $20 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, May 7, 14, 21 & 28
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
   
Classes & Camps

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PARENT-CHILD CLASSES

New Teachers!
New Days!
New Activities!

April 12 - June 25

• 10:00 - 10:30 am, Tuesdays - Fridays
(note second session of African music on Wednesdays at 11:00am 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
• $6 drop-in or $50 for a 10-class pass
• Purchase passes at Front Desk by 9:55 am on the day of class
• Your Fall class passes are good for any Spring class

    ART   Tuesdays - Tot Art with a Twist!
    MUSIC   Wednesdays - African Music (with jiji la watoto)
    MOVEMENT   Thursdays - Move and Groove!
    COOKING   Fridays - Let's Do Lunch!
    SINGING   Fridays - Mandarin Singing & Dancing

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MORNING AND AFTERNOON CAMPS FOR TOTS

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

• Beaches & Sunshine
• Young Scientists
• Kid's Café
• Cars, Boats, Planes & Trains
• Go Green
• Space Station
• Back to the Farm
• Land of Fairytales
• Construction Zone
• Tots Around the World
 
Gift Store Discount of the Month
Gift Store Discount of the Month

This month, visitors enjoy a 20% discount on toys for Outdoor Exploration: butterfly nets, birdhouse kits, magnifying glasses, sketchbooks and pencils.

 

 

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