Lafayette, Colorado – WOW! Children’s Museum (World of Wonder) today announced upcoming events and programs at the Museum for the month of May. Unless otherwise noted, all listed events and programs are included with Museum admission.
WOW! Craft Club – Saturday, May 9th
Feeling crafty? Join us for our monthly Craft Club program. This month, make a special Mother’s Day card for your mom or grandma! Craft Club is geared for children ages 3 and up and is included with Museum admission
Get Growing Garden Program – Thursday, May 14th
Join the farmers from Ollin Farms as they tend to WOW!’s outdoor garden. Come lend a helping hand as we prepare the garden for the growing season and plant seeds and veggies! Garden program is included with Museum admission.
Toddler-Palooza! – Saturday, May 16th
We are celebrating all things toddler at Toddler-Palooza! Toddler-geared activities include crafts, snacks, “Souns & Rhymes” early literacy class at 10:15am and a performance by the Center for Musical Arts Suzuki students at 11:00am. All activities are included with Museum admission.
Build It WOW! Exhibit Opens – Tuesday, May 19th
Connect It, Balance It, Imagine It! The Build It WOW! Exhibit is returning with new and improved building stations. Put on a hard hat and experiment building with grid blocks, Brackitz, magnets, Squigz suction cups and more! The exhibit encourages children to explore and compare different ways to build; understand how to create balance and stability; and discover the strengths and limitations of different building materials. Build It WOW! is on display through December 2015.
May Discovery Days – Tuesday, May 19th and Wednesday, May 20th
Time: 10:00am-1:00pm each day
This month’s topic: Get Growing
Discover your inner scientist! Drop-in and explore our monthly informal hands-on science program. This month, we’re learning about plants and what they need to grow. We thank Ollin Farms for their support of this program and our outdoor garden exhibit. Discovery Days activities are included with Museum admission.
Sensory Friendly Playtime – Sunday, May 24th
Sensory Friendly Playtime is a special Museum event for children with autism spectrum or sensory processing disorders. WOW! will limit admission to 20 families, turn down sounds and lights and provide adaptive equipment to offer a safe and fun experience for all! Krista Reinhardt-Ruprech of Big Dog Little Dog Healing Arts will also be facilitating special art therapy activities. Reservations are required and space is limited. To reserve your space contact Olivia Ameigh, firstname.lastname@example.org. A special thank you to KidSPOT Pediatric Therapies and RengenerationKids for their generous support of this program.