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Habitot will be CLOSED
December 24 & 25
January 1
Come play every other day!
Monday - Thursday 9:30 - 12:30
Friday - Sunday 9:30 - 4:30

Holiday Train Display Is Back!
Starting December 7, come see Habitot's Holiday Train Display in the corridor window on your way to Habitot's main entrance.

Every Friday in the Art Studio have fun with train inspired art activities:

December 6: Decorate Houses for the Train Display. Group project.

December 13: Make Snowflakes. Some will be displayed in the train display!

December 20: Make Paper Train Engineer Hats and "Punch Tickets." Visit the train display on your way home.

December 27: Runaway Train Slide Painting.

Winter Playdate for Children with Special Needs
Monday, December 9
2:00 - 5:00

Join us at Habitot Children's Museum for a FREE afternoon of after-hours fun exclusively for children with special needs and their families. Come play with our hands-on exhibits, create works of art in our famous Art Studio, and enjoy learning, socialization and family bonding time in a safe and fun environment. Donations make these events possible.
Parents' Night Out
Friday, December 13 
5:30 - 9:30
$44 child/$34 siblings

Enjoy a date night out! Drop off your kids, 2-7 years old, for play and fun at Habitot while you enjoy an evening out! Cheese pizza for dinner included.
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December Puppet Show
Lost at the Zoo!

Saturday, December 14

Gerry the Giraffe gets lost at the zoo. He tries to find a place to stay warm, but he doesn't fit anywhere! Will Gerry find a place where he fits in? Will new friends help him? Come find out!

Featuring puppeteer Toni “Tone” Mikulka founder of Giant Puppets Save the World.

Giant Gingerbread House Party
Saturday, December 14, 9:30-4:30pm
Be an elf and help decorate a taller-than-a-toddler gingerbread house with sprinkles and candy all day in the Art Studio. At the end of the day, the house will be delivered to the children at the The Children's Learning Center, part of the West Berkeley Homeless Shelter. Bring a bag of candy or decorations to share and receive a free adult admission pass for your next visit.

Thanks to volunteers from the Orinda Juniors women's club for baking all the gingerbread and building the house this year! The best elves ever!
Noon Year's Eve
FREE with admission
Tuesday, December 31 
9:30 - 12:30

Make noise-makers and hats in the Art Studio with a countdown and bubbles at noon.
Weekly Events

Jamaroo Wednesday - December 4 only
FREE with admission
10:30 - 11:00
Jamaroo Kids will be getting those wiggles out while helping little kids develop coordination, strength, balance, flexibility, and self-esteem. This will be Teacher Kelty's last session. Jamaroo resumes in January.

Pizza Fridays

11:30 -12:30
Easy peasy pizza lunch gives you more time to play! The pizza comes in kid-size slices that are $1.50 each. Parents are welcome to fill up on kid slices too.

STEM Saturday
FREE with admission
2:30 - 4:30
"As the colored water saturates the 'cloud', it gets heavy and eventually is so heavy that it can no longer hold the water. It 'rains' down into the jar – through the 'air'. It is just like real rain falls through the air."
From Fun Learning for Kids

Recycled Art Sundays

FREE with admission
10:00 - 2:00 
Let your imagination go wild! The Recycled Materials Art Cart holds industry cast-offs, and both unusual and household items that would otherwise be destined for the dump.
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