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Way to Play Day, A Package of Learning!

Friday, August 10, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm


Exhibit Focus: Emergency Services Developmental Goal: Problem Solving

Way to Play Day is a great resource for parents to see if their child is growing up right on cue! We’re offering ASQ Developmental Check-ups for children from 10am-12pm to gauge whether they’re reaching certain developmental benchmarks! Also, our Way to Play Adventure Guide will help you get the most out of your play experience at Pretend City by suggesting enhanced learning experiences.

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

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:

  • ASQ Developmental Check-ups from 10:00a.m. to 12:00p.m.: Assess speech, motor, cognitive and social areas (first come, first served; limited spaces available)
    Specifically for: Children ages 0 – 5 years old
  • Vison & Dental Screenings from 10:00a.m. to 12:00p.m.

Play Partner: Our Partners from Help me Grow, Pretendgineers and Brain Builders, our experienced stage staff of trained early childhood and child development educators, grown-ups, the Good to Go from Head to Toe Team, and  Irvine Unified School District, UCI Eye Mobile, and Healthy Smiles OC

Grown-up Tip: Different adults play differently with their children. Encourage other family members to join you on your visit to Pretend City today to play with your child. Their career experience will give your child the opportunity to have different types of play experiences with a new insight on career professions within the city.

RSVP: Not required

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


Friday, August 10, 2018
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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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.