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Sunday, December 30, 2012

Meet the Holidays: Winter Holidays Around the World #MeetTheHolidays

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Meet the Holidays: Winter Holidays Around the World (featured)


The Children’s Museum of Atlanta is offering visitors a taste of multi-cultural holidays around the world. Children and their families can experience seasonal winter holidays like Kwanzaa, Hanukkah, Santa’s Workshop, Día de la Virgen de Guadalupe, and Christmas. Join the Imaginators  to make festive crafts and decorations, enjoy story-time, and to celebrate diversity!

Meet the Holidays: Día de la Virgen de Guadalupe
Sat., Dec. 1 at 12:00 and 3:00 PM and Sun., Dec. 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.

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Meet the Holidays: Hannukah
Sat., Dec. 15 at 12:00 and 3:00 PM and Sun., Dec. 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
Sat., Dec. 22 at 12:00 and 3:00 PM and Sun., Dec. 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.  
My awesome sister and cute nephew! Having a blast!

Meet the Holidays: Kwanzaa


Sat., Dec. 29 at 12:00 and 3:00 PM and Sun., Dec. 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.


Three Kings Day
Sat., Jan. 5 at 12:00 PM and 3PM and Sun., Jan. 6 at 2:00 PM


Visitors to the Museum can celebrate Three Kings Day by listening to Federico and the Magi’s Gift: A Latin American Christmas Story by Beatriz Vidal and then make a crown to wear as did the Three Wise Men. 


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