Play with toys and games from all around the world and meet
their inventors, stage events, characters, Radio Disney, Top Trump
Tournament, KenKen Tournament, Star Wars Breakfast, mascots and
more. New in 2012, toy and game fashion show on Nov. 14.
Girls learn about sailing, craft a paper sailboat, and enjoy a
delicious meal. Includes an American Girl book to take home, plus a
keepsake booklet with activities and journaling pages to help
commemorate the special day. Reservations required.
Death-defying acrobatics, traditional dance and spectacular
costumes present a show of breathtaking skill and spellbinding
Just as Victor Frankenstein created his monster from parts of
many different people, this new iteration of "500 Clown
Frankenstein" is constructed by a cast of rotating performers. Five
clowns reconfigure into three different casts, each charged with
the same task: "make monster."
The first 100 kids to pre-order a copy of "Diary of a Wimpy Kid:
The Third Wheel" from The Book Stall automatically receive tickets
to attend a special meet and greet with Jeff Kinney, author of the
blockbuster Wimpy Kid series.
Tad Hills, author and illustrator of the picture books "Duck and
Goose" and "How Rocket Learned to Read," presents his new book,
"Rocket Writes a Story" and signs autographs.
Visitors can walk inside the two-story silo and turn the crank
of a silage machine, watching "corn plants" delivered to the top of
the silo. Plus, learn about the history of silos and silage, build
miniature silos with building blocks simulating wood, brick and
metal and much more.
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.
Kids enter artist Gino Severini's interpretation of trains by
role-playing engineer, passenger or conductor in a child-size train
and look for objects in an eight-foot wide "hidden pictures" mural
of artist Don Stewart's "Steam Train." Plus, enjoy specially
designed wooden train tables and a huge new interactive crane.