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Way To Play Day, A Package of Learning!

Friday, January 11 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Way to Play

Learning made fun! Play your way through the city with activities that highlight our educational focuses for the month: the number one, the color white, the shape rhombus (diamond)We will also be offering FREE developmentaldentalvision, and speech screenings from various participating health partners and the Good To Go team! 

Purpose Behind the Play:  Imagination, concept development, demonstrate curiosity, language development, recognize and/or name colors, rhyming, and sequencing. 

Time:  10:00am – 3:00pm; Way to Play Days occur on the 2nd Friday of every month

Hourly Guided Play Scenarios:

  • 11:00amPicture Cards – We will use our imaginations to create a story using descriptive language and details. 
  • 12:00amSelf-Portraits – Join us as we draw self-portraits, and then explain all the details that make you an individual! 
  • 1:00pmSensory Sensations – Experience different sensory sensations and explore textures as we practice the alphabet and writing letters in sand. 

Free Health Screenings:

  • ASQ Developmental Check-Ups* from 10:00am – 3:00pm:  Check to see if your child’s growth and development is on track in the areas of Gross Motor, Fine Motor, Problem Solving and Social-EmotionalASQ Screenings will be performed by Irvine Unified School District (IUSD).
  • Dental Screenings* from 10:00am – 12:00pmHealthy Smiles of Orange County will be here to conduct free dental screenings for all kiddos and supply valuable information about proper dental hygiene!
  • Speech Screenings* from 10:00am – 12:00pmRepresentatives from Speech Pathology Associates will be here to assess children’s speech.
  • Fine and Gross Motor Screenings* from 12:00 – 3:00pm: MaXum Therapy’s physical therapist and occupational therapist will be here to help assist your child in fine motor skills (grasping, buttoning, turning pages, cutting with scissors, etc.) and gross motor skills (catching a ball, balancing, playing tag, etc.) to ensure proper growth and development.

Fee:  Activities are included with museum admission, BOGO admission (Buy 1, Get 1) Please PRINT Coupon to Redeem!

*First come, first served; limited spaces available and RSVP is not required,


Friday, January 11
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Pretend City Children’s Museum


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.