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Habitot Children's Museum

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

Classes & Camps
Spring Morning Classes   •     Summer Day Camps

Spring Morning Classes

New teachers, new days, and new activities!

• Monday • Thursday • Friday • Saturday
• 10:00 - 10:30 am

• $6 Drop-in ticket (purchase at front desk by 9:55 am)
• 10-class passes $50 (a $10 savings!)
• Class passes do not expire.

• For children age 12 months and up
• Parent or caregiver participation required in all classes

Spanish Music with Mariela
Mondays, 10:00 - 10:30 am
Mariela Herrera

Join experienced Spanish-English singer Mariela Herrera in a music experience that will help children learn two languages while singing songs and playing games. Toddlers will move to a Latin beat, sing along in Spanish and play drums, bells, maracas, rhythm sticks and more! Interactive program uses a bi-lingual approach. Class limited to 10 parent/child pairs per class.

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

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.

Breakfast Club Cooking Class
Fridays, 10:00 - 10:30 am
Let's Do Lunch
Rise and shine! In this participatory cooking class with Teacher Naomi, children will learn how to make nutritious and easy recipes for breakfast, the most important meal of the day. Young cooks will learn to crack eggs, mix ingredients into batter, and cook up savory creations like omelets and frittatas, pancakes, waffles, granolas and much more. Every child will take home a copy of each week’s recipe.
Drumming and Dance with QB
Saturdays, 10:00 - 10:30 am

Using rhythms and hands-on drumming on authentic and child-sized instruments, children will explore their inner beat, get their wiggles out, and learn songs and stories while developing coordination, balance and literacy.

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Summer Day Camps   butterfly

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

All camps under $10 per hour!

Curbside Drop-off & Pick-up Service Available
Children enjoy arts & crafts, drama, cooking, storytelling and music.
For more information, inquire at the time of registration.
Registration begins February 1.

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

Please Note: children's ages refer to years and months, separated by adecimal point (for example, 2.9 is a 2 year, 9 month old child).

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
Beaches & Sunshine
June 20 - June 24

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
June 27 - July 1

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.

Go Green
July 5 – July 8 (please note no camp on July 4th)

Reduced camp price: $148 non-members / $140 members

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.
Cars, Boats, Planes & Trains
AM Session 1: July 11 - July 15

AM Session 2: August 8 - August 12

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 boat.
Kid’s Café
July 18 - July 22

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.
Space Station
July 25 – July 29

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 1 – August 5

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 15 - August 19

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 22 - August 26

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
Add $50 for 1:00 - 2:00 pm child care
Construction Zone
August 15 - August 19

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 22 – August 26

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 go to four different countries the rest of the week. Each child will take home his/her stamped passport book.
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