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December 1 – December 9, 2012
All Aboard!! The North Georgia Tin Plate Trackers will display a variety of interactive holiday trains at The Children’s Museum of Atlanta. The layout will delight and entertain children of all ages. Every module of the set up has push-buttons which allow spectators to operate various model railroad accessories such as crossing gates, beacon towers, handcars, and trolleys.
Meet the Holidays: Día de la Virgen de Guadalupe
Saturday, December 1 at 12:00 and 3:00 PM and Sunday, December 2 at 2:00 PM
Join the Imaginators for one of Mexico’s most celebrated religious holidays, Our Lady of Guadalupe. Visitors can listen to Our Lady of Guadalupe by Francisco Serrano to learn about cultural art and create Papel Cortado (cut paper) in bright colors to decorate at home.
Saturday, December 8 from 10:30 – 2:30 PM
Join Santa and the Imaginators for a special winter holiday workshop. Visitors can make holiday picture ornaments, enjoy story-time with Santa, and play festive Reindeer Games. Don’t forget to bring your camera to capture these special memories!
Meet the Holidays: Hannukah
Saturday, December 15 at 12:00 and 3:00 PM and Sunday, December 16 at 2:00 PM
Join the Imaginators for the Festival of Lights. Hanukkah in traditionally welcomed with a holiday banner adorned with light. Visitors to the Museum can listen to The Amazing Menorah of Mazeltown by Hal Dresner and then make a banner to decorate their home for Hanukkah.
Meet the Holidays: Christmas
Saturday, December 22 at 12:00 and 3:00 PM and Sunday, December 23 at 2:00 PM
Join the Imaginators for a magical Christmas story Room for a Little One: A Christmas Tale by Martin Waddell and Jason Cockcroft. Children can then make Christmas gift tags as a symbol of welcome, joy, and holiday spirit.
Meet the Holidays: Kwanzaa
Saturday, December 29 at 12:00 and 3:00 PM and Sunday, December 30 at 2:00 PM To honor and celebrate African-American heritage and culture, children will listen to L’il Rabbit’s Kwanza by Donna L. Washington and Shane W. Evans and then make a Mancala game which people of all ages play during the weeklong Kwanzaa festivities.
Noon Year’s Eve Ball
Monday, December 31 at 11:30 AM
10…9…8…7… We are counting down to the “noon year” for 2013. Come celebrate with us! Join Cinderella and Prince Charming for cotillion dancing on Noon Year’s Eve. Afterward help them count down to the "noon year" then join a grand ballroom procession throughout the Museum. Reservations are recommended.
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The Museum Store is jam-packed from floor to ceiling with over 1,000 unique and educational toys carefully selected for you to take your Museum experience. Check out these awesome gift ideas for the holidays.
The Tuneables is an innovative video and audio series that teaches the “ABCs” of music learning to preschool children in a fun and engaging way. Ages 2 and up. $29.99
This game makes you think about what makes a community. From home you’ll build the roads that will connect the different, important places that help to create a community. You have to think ahead and work together to successfully accomplish this endeavor! Ages 5 and up. $24.99
This beginning construction toy is the perfect size for little hands. Locktagons allow children to explore their imagination with freeform creations and unlimited possibilities. The 3 different shapes have slots that lock together to build 3D structures that are simple, yet challenging, and lots of fun. Ages 3 and up. $30.99
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Disclaimer: The Children’s Museum of Atlanta invited a select group of bloggers to be "Holiday Promoters of Play" for the Museum! In return, we received tickets to the Museum. We hope to see you there! Deadline 11/30/2012.