Lafayette, Colorado – WOW! Children’s Museum (World of Wonder) today announced upcoming events and programs at the Museum for the month of August.  Unless otherwise noted, all listed events and programs are included with Museum admission.

 

Yoga for Kids – August 1st, August 8th, August 15th & August 22nd

Time: 4:00pm

Children of all ages (toddlers too!) are invited to join us for a fun, encouraging beginner level yoga class! In this 30-minute session, children will learn basic poses to create healthy energy, offer physical challenge, and inspire your imagination. No mat necessary, just bring a smile and wear comfortable shorts or pants. Parents are welcome to join too!  Included with Museum admission.

 

Bizzy Whiz Financial Literacy for Kids – Thursday, August 2nd

Time: 10:30am

Join Bizzy Whiz for a fun and interactive program about money and jobs. Meet Pibot the hard-working robot, sing the money song, and make a job hat. Each child will receive a copy of the early reader, A Job for Pibot.  This financial literacy program is included with Museum admission.

 

Get Growing Garden Program with Ollin Farms – Friday, August 3rd

Time: 9:00am

Join the farmers from Ollin Farms for our summer garden program series.  Learn what plants need to grow while digging in the dirt and help us plant and harvest veggies in our garden! The garden program is included with Museum admission.

 

A Visit with the Denver Zoo – Friday, August 3rd

Time: 10:00am-12:00pm

Science is for everyone, science is everywhere, and science is fun! WOW! encourages new learning and exploration by inviting community guests to come and share their scientific knowledge with children. During this program, join Denver Zoo's animal ambassadors to learn about special animal guests.   Included with Museum admission.

 

Kindergarten Readiness Night – Friday, August 3rd

Time: 5:30pm-7:30pm

Are you ready for kindergarten? Come to WOW! for a fun evening of activities designed to get preschoolers prepared for their first day of kindergarten! We will be practicing name writing, hand washing, packing a healthy lunch, touring a real school bus, and more. Children will leave the event with new school supplies and a book! The event is free; however, advanced registration is required.  To RSVP, please email anna@wowchildrensmuseum.org.

 

A Visit with Zookeeper Dave – Tuesday, August 7th

Time: 11:00am

Come meet Denver Zookeeper Dave Johnson, hear about his years' of experience working with rhinos and elephants, and learn how you can love and protect our environment!  This special program is included with Museum admission.

 

 Integral Steps – Friday, August 24th

Time: 1:00pm

High energy, exciting and fun, this program allows children to dance and play through a combination of music, movement, biology, and art!  This program is presented by Emma Shubin of Integral Steps and is included with Museum admission.

 

Music Lingua Demo Class – Tuesday, August 28th

Time: 10:00am

Come join this free demo class and see how you and your child can learn Spanish through music, movement, storytelling and art! Classes are taught in thematic units and geared for children ages 1-8 years old. This month's class theme is “Life on the Farm."  The demo class is included with Museum admission.

 

Forest of Light Exhibit – Now Open!

Forest of Light is a new sensory friendly exhibit at WOW! Children’s Museum that encourages play between children of all abilities.  The exhibit transports visitors into a darkened and quiet forest, complete with an interactive river, giant pin wall, life size lite brite, marble wall, fluttering kaleidoscope, and hideout hollow. As children move throughout the forest, they will practice gross and fine motor skills, explore their senses with tactile and visual experiences, and work with color and light design.  This sensory rich exhibit provides a calmer space for visitors and a space for occupational therapists to work with client families.

 

About WOW! Children’s Museum:

WOW! Children's Museum engages all families in educational, hands-on experiences that connect curiosity, creativity, and discovery.  For more information visit: www.wowchildrensmuseum.org. Follow WOW! Children’s Museum on Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn.

 

WOW! Children’s Museum is a community supported 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

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