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Baby Steps

January 9, 2022 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am

Sunday, January 9 | 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM 

Come and embark upon a sensory, eatable exploration with us! This morning will be filled with textures, colors, and smells from all sorts of treats, sourced directly from our local produce department. While you’re here, we encourage you to chat with other parents and exchange “new food” adventures, tips, and tricks to better help one another introduce new foods to your littles!

Purpose Behind the Play: Physical development through fine motor practice, sensory exploration, concept development, and color recognition. 

Specifically, for: Infant (0-18 months), grownups. For the comfort of our infant guests, no older siblings please.  

Art Studio Sessions (8:00 AM – 9:15 AM ):

  • The Best Mess! > Toddlers and babies will have fun “Playing With Food” in the Art Studio today! We will be using various fruits and vegetables as a tool for painting on butcher paper.  Let your little one see, smell, and touch their creations.  
  • Sour & Sticky> A vibrant, citrus experience for little hands and budding senses.

Music & Movement: Buddies & Drums > It’s time to bang a drum and waive a scarf as we engage in full-body movement and expression!

Sensational Story Time: I Can Eat a Rainbow > A colorful story that introduces the importance of vibrant fruits and vegetables. At the end, we’ll trade tips and tricks for easing food introduction.

Play Partner: Piper Preschool, as well as our Pretend City’s Brain Builders and Pretendgineerand our Good to Go from Head to Toe Team.

Piper Preschool is coming to Irvine in fall of 2022!  Using a blended approach of educational, philosophy, children begin with an emergent curriculum are gradually exposed to traditional education as they get older.  Piper Preschool serves families six weeks to Pre-K with tours starting late February for fall enrollment.

Grown-up Tip: Let your little one go wild with sticky foods in the bathtub or on the grass outside to facilitate easy cleanup. Since everything is new, infants have an innate desire to explore, learn, and grow. Providing a safe, limitless setting allows them to further their exploration.

Don’t forget to pick up a free Ages & Stages Questionnaire! to ensure your little one is developing on track!  They’re FREEfast and easy

RSVP: HERE Max 100 | First come, first served 

Fee: When you register online: $10 per adult, infants and Pretend City Members are FREE! $12 at the door 

**Activity times may vary and are subject to change 


January 9, 2022
8:00 am - 9:30 am


Pretend City Children’s Museum
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Pretend City
29 Hubble
Irvine, CA 92618 United States
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