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Hooray for Hanukkah

Sunday, December 22 @ 11:00 am - Monday, December 30 @ 12:00 pm

Spin the dreidel and light the Menorah! We’re celebrating Hanukah at Pretend City! Let your little ones learn about this holiday through fun activities, traditions, games, and art! We will have full days of fun singing songs and getting in the holiday spirit!

Purpose Behind the Play: Literacy and language development, social-emotional development, communication practice, imaginative and dramatic play

Sunday, December 22nd 

Sensational Story Time (11:30 am): Runaway Dreidel > On the first night of Hanukkah a lucky boy receives a shiny new dreidel, but once it starts spinning it just won’t stop! Join us as we read this fun story inspired by the rhythms and rhymes of a classic tale. Afterward, we’ll get to make dreidels out of clay! 

Monday, December 23rd:  

Sensational Story Time (11:30 am):  My Two Holidays > Follow along with us as we follow Sam and his special family as they celebrate both Hanukkah and Christmas. Following the story, we’ll create our own holiday symbol using pipe cleaners. 

Thursday, December 26: 

Sensational Story Time (1:00 pm): Celebrating Chanukah: Eight Nights Join us as we read through this short story to learn about some of the traditions in celebrating the Festival of Lights. Following the storywe will get to craft our own menorah using art supplies.   

Friday, December 27:  

Sensational Story Time (11:30 am):  Hanukkah Bear > Bubba Brayna is a wonderful example of hospitality and good spirit. We invite you to listen as we hear how her unexpected guest brings the community together.  

Saturday, December 28:  

Sensational Story Time (11:30 am): Hanukkah Hamster > This heartwarming holiday tale shares the story of an unlikely friendship between a hamster and a cab driver.  

Grown-up Tip: Sing aloud and sing together! The holidays are a great time to introduce your child to songs like Hanukkah, Oh Hanukkah! As children sing along, they are learning that songs are a great way to communicate and learn about different cultures.

Sunday, December 29:

Sensational Story Time (11:30am): Light the Lights > Gather around as we read this heartwarming story of a family who keeps the traditions of two holidays alive. After the story we’ll create our own candle with kid friendly materials.

Monday, December 30:

Sensational Story Time (11:30 am): Runaway Dreidel > On the first night of Hanukkah a lucky boy receives a shiny new dreidel, but once it starts spinning it just won’t stop! Join us as we read this fun story inspired by the rhythms and rhymes of a classic tale. Afterward, we’ll get to make dreidels out of clay! 

Details

Start:
Sunday, December 22 @ 11:00 am
End:
Monday, December 30 @ 12:00 pm
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Website:
pretendcity.org

Organizer

Pretend City Children’s Museum
Phone:
949.428.3900
Email:
info@pretendcity.org
Website:
pretendcity.org

Venue

Pretend City Children’s Museum
29 Hubble
Irvine, CA 92618 United States
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Phone:
949.428.3900
Website:
https://www.pretendcity.org

*Activities are subject to change and limited to availability. 

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