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Daily Admission 04/26/2017 To 08/19/2017

Online tickets can be used any day and time that the museum is open (you are not restricted to the date printed on the ticket). Not valid on special events. Please be ready to print your tickets immediately after purchase. Discounts and passes cannot be accepted for online purchases. Tickets are transferable, and can be shared as gifts for friends and family!

Admission
Non-Members: $11.00
Seniors 62+: $10.00 (Photo ID required at time of entry)
Children under the age of 1: Free

 
Spring-tacular Finger Puppets
Spring-tacular Finger Puppets 04/26/2017 To 05/19/2017
Make your own spring finger puppets to celebrate the season. Will you turn your puppet into a flower, bumblebee, ladybug, or butterfly? The possibilities are endless in this creative program! We'll provide plenty of materials and you provide the ideas and inspiration to make two finger puppets. Admission to this program is $3 for members and $4 for non-members for each participant. Museum admission not included.
 
Get Ready to Read! Early Literacy Screenings for 3-5 year olds
Get Ready to Read! Early Literacy Screenings for 3-5 year olds 04/29/2017

Is your child ready for Kindergarten? Get Ready to Read! is an early literacy program designed to help parents ensure that young children are equipped with the fundamental skills necessary for learning to read. The goal of Get Ready to Read! is to screen children between the ages of 3 years, 6 months - 5 years, 11 months, for pre-reading skills before they enter kindergarten and provide skill-strengthening activities to ensure their reading success. Each screening takes about 10 minutes and the kids walk away with pre-reading exercises as well as a free book. The Get Ready to Read! program is a part of the Arizona Literacy and Learning Center, their Web site is: www.azlit.org.

 
Brain Time for Toddlers
Brain Time for Toddlers 04/30/2017 To 05/21/2017
This program emphasizes simple but critical messages about early brain development. Included are stories, songs, rhymes, and one-on-one parent/child playtime with brain-based learning toys and books. The program is designed to teach parents about the importance of a child's early experiences to the wiring of his or her brain in a fun, informal learning setting where play is emphasized.Ages 15 months to 3 years welcome!
 
Brain Time for Preschoolers
Brain Time for Preschoolers 04/30/2017 To 05/21/2017
This program emphasizes simple but critical messages about early brain development. Included are stories, songs, rhymes, and one-on-one parent/child playtime with brain-based learning toys and books. The program is designed to teach parents about the importance of a child's early experiences to the wiring of his or her brain in a fun, informal learning setting where play is emphasized. Children 3 to 5-years-old plus a parent/caregiver are welcome.
 
International Tabletop Day
International Tabletop Day 04/30/2017
Celebrate International Tabletop Day by making your own board game for your family to enjoy together! We'll provide you with a game board, pawns, dice, markers and more to complete your board game! Admission into the program is $10 for members/$12 for non-members for up to a family of four (4) to complete one board game.
 
Mother Goose Tea Party
Mother Goose Tea Party 05/02/2017 To 05/02/2017
You are invited to join us in the celebration of Mother Goose Day! Enjoy a special Mother Goose themed obstacle course and help conduct a Humpty Dumpty egg-speriment. You'll even get to plant some flower seeds like Mary Mary Quite Contrary and decorate your own Pat-A-Cake cupcake! Admission into this program is $8 for members and $10 for non-members. Space is very limited. Register Today!
 
Math Before You Can Add…Or Even Count! (0-2yrs)
Math Before You Can Add…Or Even Count! (0-2yrs) 05/03/2017

Think your child is too young for math? Think again! From the moment we’re born, we begin laying the foundations for the mathematical skills we’ll use later in school and in life. Parents and grandparents can foster this natural learning process with a few simple, creative, and fun activities. Come experience the joy of math with your child through hands-on projects, and learn more tools that you can implement at home. This program is designed for children between the ages of birth and 2.
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Math Before You Can Add…Or Even Count! (3-5yrs)
Math Before You Can Add…Or Even Count! (3-5yrs) 05/03/2017

Think your child is too young for math? Think again! From the moment we’re born, we begin laying the foundations for the mathematical skills we’ll use later in school and in life. Parents and grandparents can foster this natural learning process with a few simple, creative, and fun activities. Come experience the joy of math with your child through hands-on projects, and learn more tools that you can implement at home. This program is designed for children between the ages of 3 and 5.
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Ooey Gooey Putty
Ooey Gooey Putty 05/04/2017 To 05/23/2017
Put on your inventors hat and have a blast creating a mysterious substance known as Ooey Gooey Putty! Admission into the program is $1 per participant.
 
Handmade Ice Cream Sandwiches
Handmade Ice Cream Sandwiches 05/05/2017 To 05/21/2017
Make an ice cream sandwich from two delcious chocolate chip cookies. We'll provide the cookies, ice cream, and even some sprinkles to roll it in, you provide the sweet tooth! Admission into this program is $4 for members and $5 for non-members for each ice cream sandwich.
 
Things That Fly: Parachutes!
Things That Fly: Parachutes! 05/07/2017

During this hands-on workshop, children between the ages of 4 and 8 years will have a blast as they discover the effects of gravity by creating a parachute using everyday household items.
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Brain Time for Infants
Brain Time for Infants 05/14/2017 To 05/25/2017
This program emphasizes simple but critical messages about early brain development and developmental milestones. Included are stories, songs, rhymes, and one-on-one parent/child playtime with brain-based learning toys and books. The program is designed to teach parents about the importance of a child's early experiences to the wiring of his or her brain in a fun, informal learning setting where play is emphasized. Children birth to 8 months old plus a parent/caregiver are welcome. Admission into the program is free with paid Museum admission. Space is limited.
 
Brain Time for Babies
Brain Time for Babies 05/14/2017 To 05/25/2017
This program emphasizes simple but critical messages about early brain development. Included are stories, songs, rhymes, and one-on-one parent/child playtime with brain-based learning toys and books. The program is designed to teach parents about the importance of a child's early experiences to the wiring of his or her brain in a fun, informal learning setting where play is emphasized. Ages 8 months-15 months Welcome!
 
Mess Makers for Toddlers
Mess Makers for Toddlers 05/18/2017 To 05/27/2017
In this series of programs, you and your child will have the opportunity to engage in hands-on, messy play at the Museum. The best part is that we do the clean-up, so you don’t have to! Children ages 12 to 24 months plus a parent/caregiver are welcome. Please note: You may wish to bring a change of clothes for your little one, since we do get involved in hands-on messy play in this program! Admission into the program is $8 per child for members and $10 per child for non-members. Space is limited.
 
Mess Makers for Mixed Ages
Mess Makers for Mixed Ages 05/18/2017 To 05/27/2017
In this series of programs, you and your child will have the opportunity to engage in hands-on, messy play at the Museum. The best part is that we do the clean-up, so you don’t have to! This program is for mixed ages, so that families can participate together! All ages welcome. Please note: You may wish to bring a change of clothes for your little one, since we do get involved in hands-on messy play in this program!Admission into the program is $8 per child for members and $10 per child for non-members. Space is limited. 
 
Don't Leave Home
Don't Leave Home 05/19/2017 To 05/19/2017
One of Southwest Human Development’s literacy experts will address the value of maintaining one’s native language as it relates to literacy and language development for children. Parents will also learn the importance of singing and dancing with their children to help build their child’s vocabulary. Parents will learn the value of rhyming and how doing this with your children will promote language growth and confidence. This workshop is designed for children ages birth to five plus a parent/caregiver and includes story time, an art activity, singing and dancing. Each child will receive a new book to take home. www.swhd.org

Admission into the Museum is FREE when you pre-register for this program. Space is limited.
 
Spinning Top
Spinning Top 05/23/2017
Make your own spinning top from repurposed materials! Admission into this program is $1 for each participant. Register today!
 
Lucky Duct Tape Pens
Lucky Duct Tape Pens 05/26/2017 To 05/27/2017
Add some flair to your writing by decorating a pen with patterned duct tape! All materials will be provided, and an instructor will guide you through the steps to decorate your own pen that your classmates will be envious of! Recommended for children ages 5 and up plus a parent/caregiver. Admission into the program is $4 for members and $5 for non-members. Space is very limited!
 
Play Date - Adult-Only Get Together
Play Date - Adult-Only Get Together 05/27/2017

Join us for another epic adults-only night on Saturday, May 27th! Must be at least 18 to play and 21 or over to drink. All guests must present a photo ID at the door. No children please.

 
Play Date VIP
Play Date VIP 05/27/2017
Now offering an exclusive PLAY DATE VIP EXPERIENCE! Party in our VIP lounge overlooking the dance floor, receive 8 complimentary drink/food tickets, access to a private bar, reserved parking spot, Play Date swag and more! $50 per person. Must be 21+ to receive access to the VIP lounge.
 
PAWsome Pets
PAWsome Pets 06/05/2017 To 07/03/2017
June 5th-9th and July 3rd-7th: Do you have a pet lover in your family? Join us for a week of pet-inspired art and activities. Campers will explore the world of veterinary science, use a stethoscope, visit with a therapy dog, and experience live animal interactions with dragons, snakes, and some furry friends. Campers will create worry pets and collage art based on their own pets (real or imagined!), make no-bake dog treats while practicing fine motor skills as they measure, scoop, and stir; and will learn about habitats while constructing one of their own.
 
Little Authors
Little Authors 06/12/2017 To 07/10/2017
June 12th-16th and July 10th-14th: Calling all authors! Join us as we journey into a world of imagination, creativity, magic, and possibilities. Campers will explore the museum through fairy tales and have the opportunity to create their own stories with a local children's author. Campers will make dioramas and utilize scientific reasoning skills, as well as, problem solving and teamwork to help their fairytale friends solve a number of dilemmas. Create a parachute to help Jack escape the giant, build a sturdy house for the three little pigs, help Rapunzel construct a pulley for items to travel to and from her tower, and more!
 
Culinary Kids
Culinary Kids 06/19/2017 To 07/17/2017
June 19th-23rd and July 17th-21st: Where in the world does our food come from? During our Culinary Kids camp, campers will have the chance to explore geography and engage in dramatic play as we explore the journey of fruits and vegetables from the farm to our tables. Campers will practice financial literacy and math skills in our Market as they "purchase" ingredients to create their own recipes and nutritional meals and will also plant seeds to take home and practice the culinary arts. Learn how to spiralize veggies and fruits, make dressing, and grind spices with a local cooking expert!
 
Moonwalkers
Moonwalkers 06/26/2017 To 07/24/2017
June 26th-30th and July 24th-28th: To infinity and beyond! Join us as a space explorer and learn all about the moon. Campers will follow man's journey to the moon and have the opportunity to explore the geology of Arizona just like the Apollo astronauts explored our moon's lunar surface. Campers will learn about light and energy, explore the Sun and other stars, create rockets, design a mission patch, learn about the myths, facts, and phases of the moon, and engage their creativity as they make moon rocks and other space-inspired art.