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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
 

Spring Morning Classes: flower
  $7 drop-in to any class

New days, and new activities!

Tuesday • Wednesday • Thursday • Friday
10:00 am - 10:30 am
No Classes April 9 - 13


• Tuesdays: African Music and Movement
• Wednesdays: Art with a Science Twist!
• Thursdays: Let's Do Lunch!
• Fridays: Chelsea Morning Music

• $7 Drop-in ticket (purchase at front desk by 9:55 am)
• 8-class passes $50 (a $6 savings!)
• Class passes do not expire.

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

For more info, call: 510-647-1111 x 16

African Music and Movement
Tuesdays, 10:00 - 10:30 am

Jiji la Watoto class

Join Catherine of Cheza Nami (Swahili for “Come Play with me”) in this active class exploring the sounds and songs of Africa through music, dance and play. Children will develop rhythmic awareness and practice creative motion through dancing, drumming and song. Learning Swahili words and playing percussion instruments from Africa add to the fun!

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

This exciting new class incorporates early math and science into hands-on, sensory art activities. Children will conduct simple science experiments and explore those same concepts with creativity through a variety of art materials and media.
Let's Do Lunch!
Thursdays, 10:00 - 10:30 am
Breakfast Club

In this hands-on cooking class children will learn how to make nutritious and easy recipes for lunch, while learning about kitchen chemistry, diet and nutrition. Recipes will include simple soups, sandwiches, pasta, rice & bean dishes and more, and children get to eat their creations at the end of every class!


Chelsea Morning Music
Fridays, 10:00 - 10:30 am
Chelsea

Join experienced musician Chelsea in a highly interactive music class celebrating spirit, animals, community and daily life. Toddlers will sing and dance using a variety of materials such as scarves, egg shakers, puppets and more!

 
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 now open.

TO REGISTER call the Reservations Desk at 510-647-1111 x 14

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

MORNING SUMMER CAMPS • 2.9 - 4.9 years old
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
   Includes lunch hour 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
$195 per child; $185 for members

Beaches & Sunshine
June 18 - June 22


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.
Back to the Farm
June 25 - June 29


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.
Cars, Boats, Planes & Trains
Session 1: July 9 - July 13

Session 2: August 6 - August 10

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 16 - July 20


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 23 – July 27


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.
Castles & Dragons
July 30 - August 3


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.
Circus Parade
July 30 - August 3


Welcome to the Big Top! Dress up as lions, tightrope walkers and strong men and women, paint circus backdrops, sell tickets and learn some simple clowning games. Kids will love 'selling' tickets and feeding the pretend elephants. Every child will take home a clown nose.

Young Scientists
August 20 - August 25

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.

Construction Zone
August 27 - August 31


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.
$195 per child; $185 for members
Add $50 for 1:00 - 2:00 pm child care
Construction Zone
August 20 - August 25


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.

Young Scientists
August 27 - August 31

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.

 
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