February 23, 2010
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Kids Room Activities for April
The Maryland Science Center’s Kids Room has plenty of activities to entertain your little ones in April. No foolin’! The Kids Room is an interactive learning center with over 50 innovative, age-appropriate programs that encourage children up to eight years old to discover and learn through hands-on play.
Tuesdays, April 6, 13, 20, 27
Storytime includes stories, music, science activities, and lots of hands-on fun!
Preschool Storytime is made possible by the generous support of Target.
Imagination & Creation Exploration
Fridays, April 9 and 30
This activity is specially designed for children ages five through eight. Come and face a new I.C.E. challenge based on our monthly theme. The theme for April is the Chesapeake Bay. Learn about this important part of our ecosystem and what you can do to keep the Bay healthy! Imagination & Creation Exploration activities are funded by the LEGO Children’s Fund.
GPS: Go, Play, Search!
Wednesday, April 14
Can you help us find the Kids Room cache? Grab your compass and join us on a treasure hunt. Learn how GPS works and put your knowledge to the test by finding treasure of your very own.
Happy Birthday, Earth Day
Wednesday, April 21
“Plant” yourself in our Learning Lab as we celebrate 40 years of Earth Day with environmentally-friendly fun. We’ll mix it up with recycled art, and discovery the science of plants.
Infant and Toddler Activity
Thursday, April 22
Special activity time designed just for children up to 24 months and their adults. Come enjoy music, movement, stories, songs, and crafts with your little one.
Wednesday, April 28
Special athletic time designed just for children ages three through six and their adults. Come wiggle, squirm, and dance to songs, stories, and rhymes. A great opportunity to get some kid-friendly exercise and get those energetic kiddos moving.
About the Maryland Science Center
The Maryland Science Center in Baltimore is visited by more than 500,000 people each year. Popular exhibits include: Dinosaur Mysteries with full-size dinosaurs and interactive paleontology activities; a day in the life of the human body in Your Body: The Inside Story; and dozens of interactive experiments in Newton’s Alley. Currently, the Maryland Science Center is hosting GPS Adventures, a national touring exhibition on geocaching. Other attractions include the Kids Room, the five-story St. John Properties IMAX Theater, and the world-famous Davis Planetarium.