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Way to Play Day, A Package of Learning!

Friday, February 12, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

way to play day

Time: 10:00a.m. – 3:00p.m.; Way to Play Days occur on the 2nd Friday of every month

11:00am   Sensational Story Time-Who will be My Valentine this Year?

11:30pm   Smart Art-Valentine’s Day Cards

2:30pm     Sensational Story Time-The Very Special Valentine

Specifically for: Infants (birth -12 months), Young Toddlers (12-24 months), Toddlers (2-4 years), Preschoolers (4-5 years); Grown-ups

Join us for a fun Way To Play Day, which is specially designed to assist parents in finding answers to questions about their child’s development. With our Way To Play Adventure Guide, there are activities to enhance your play at Pretend City.  Good To Go From Head To Toe, Pretend City’s child development initiative, together with our play partners, are here to assist you with:

  • FREE ASQ Developmental Check-ups from 10:00a.m. to 12:00p.m.:

Assess speech, motor, cognitive and social areas

  • FREE Vision Screenings from 10:00a.m. to 12:00p.m. with the ELKS Major Project Inc.

*All Screenings are on a first come, first serve basis; limited spaces available*

  • Sensational Story Time: Who will be My Valentine this Year? By Jerry Pallotta & David Biedrzycki – It’s almost Valentine’s Day and Hippo is looking for a Valentine. Who will be Hippo’s Valentine? Could it be you?
  • Sensational Story Time: The Very Special Valentine by Maggie Kneen-Join little Bunny Gray as he sets out to find the perfect gift for his special friend. Visit our Mini-Mall after this story time to choose a gift to take home for one of the special friends in your life.
  • Smart Art: Who will be your Valentine this year? Make an extra special Valentine’s Day card for someone special in your life. This is a great opportunity to practice writing your name and the name of your Valentine.

Play Partner: Good to Go from Head to Toe Team, Irvine Unified School District, and ELKS

Grown-up Tip: This month focus on the Health Center as your purposeful play space. In the dentist office, help your child clean and count the teeth on the dolls. Avoid making drilling noises or lining up other “instruments.” The key is to get your child familiar with the routine and comfortable for a dental visit.

RSVP: Not required

Fee: Check-ups and activities are included with museum admission

Purchase Pretend City Admission Tickets


Pretend City Children’s Museum
29 Hubble
Irvine, CA 92618 United States
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*Activities are subject to change and limited to availability.