Bring your budding naturalist to Irons Oaks to explore the
natural world together. Each session a different natural
topic is explored with activities, stories, games, or an art
project. Dec. 13: Winter Birds; Jan. 23: Snow Fun; Feb. 13: Animal
Original choreography by Perceptual Motion, Inc. will highlight
DCM's newest exhibit How People Make Things and will have
children up and dancing.
Learn about one of the greatest disasters of the 20th
century during a first-person presentation on the Hindenburg.
Veteran actor and historian Terry Lynch, recount the horrific
details of that day on the 75th anniversary of the
Fun demo with kids in the kitchen, Magic Mike balloon magic and
puppets, root beer kegger and ice cream floats, video gaming
competition and a lunchbox raffle. For more information, visit
Stanley Lambchop wants to travel the world to escape his
ordinary life. One night, a bulletin board falls right on top of
Stanley and he wakes up really flat. Recommended for kids 3-10.
See a toy so amazing, so unbelievable, it has the power to
transform into anything you want it to be. Enter a world where
imagination rules, and ordinary becomes extraordinary.
A new traveling exhibit created by Children's Museum of
Pittsburgh that links familiar childhood objects to a process of
manufacturing that combines people, ideas and technology. Inspired
by the factory tour segments from Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, the
exhibit offers hands-on activities using real factory tools and
machines to create objects including crayons, a baseball bat and a
matchbox car, just to name a few.
The exhibit features the illustrations of W. W. Denslow, a
Chicago resident whose famous illustrations helped to inspire the
design of the classic 1939 MGM film starring Judy Garland. The
bright and colorful exhibit provides a variety of learning
opportunities and hands-on activities within a three-dimensional
representation of Denslow's distinctive illustrations.
Discover how sounds make music, and how music makes you feel,
with activities like making melodies on bolt- and wrench-a-phones,
using soft sculpture pegs to make a music box, blowing air over a
reed, moving musical notes on a staff, beating percussion
instruments, and creating an artistic masterpiece that reflects how
music makes you feel
Hundreds of objects and documents from the exclusive private
collection, together with a rare collection of first editions of
his most famous works, tell the story of how Charles Dickens and
his characters became enduring cultural icons. Interactive and
multi-media displays and personal effects take visitors through a
chronological tour of the life, literature and legacy of Dickens.
View his personal traveling inkwell, take a ride in an early
century carriage, and learn about the memorable characters, stories
and themes of his famous tales through games, time period puzzles
and Dickens' own personal Facebook page.