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Pretend City Pajama Party – Celebrate the Festival of Sleep
January 3, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Specifically for: Children of all ages; Grown-ups
Details: This wacky and unofficial holiday is just plain fun! After all the holiday shopping, present opening, and the New Year celebrations, it’s time to take it easy — in “Sleep Land”. The Festival of Sleep Day was created for people that would like to get some “shut eye” and relaxation after the holidays. Sleep is also very important for you and your child’s health and well-being. So join us for some healthy sleepy time activities. Best of all, there’s no need to dress-up because on this special day guests are invited to wear their favorite PJ’s and slippers. Join us for these fun sleepy-time activities:
Smart Art: Quiet Time Art-ivities – Visit our Art Studio for a variety of quiet time activities that you can explore and make in our art studio! These activities are a great way for children to wind down before bed or to take a break from the everyday bustle.
Sensational Story Time: Goodnight Animal World – A Kid Yoga Bedtime Story – Every child enjoys a bed time story at the end of the night. Why not make it better by introducing yoga into your night time routine. The stretching and deep breathing involved in this exercise will help children wind down at the end of the day. The Pretend City Pretendgineers will guide you to help you get started!
Good to Go Game: Time for Bed – This fun sequencing activity will help children put before bed tasks in order. Each child will have the opportunity to make their very own bed time routine board following the group game.
Play Partner: Pretendgineers and Brain Builders, our experienced stage staff of trained early childhood and child development educators, and grown-ups.
Grown-up Tip: Limit electronics to 1 hour before bedtime since they can make it difficult for your child to easily fall asleep. Create a bedtime routine for your child that is consistent. This will help your child to wind down and prepare for sleep. An example of a bedtime routine could be the following: Bath, brush teeth, book reading with a parent or sibling, bedtime song, and finish with a kiss goodnight. A consistent bedtime routine will help to alleviate most bedtime battles.
RSVP: Not required
Fee: Included with museum admission
Wear your pajamas to receive $1 off general admission.
*Activities are subject to change and limited to availability.