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National Ice Cream Day
Sunday July 18th
Ice cream makes everything better! Today we are celebrating one of the yummiest days of the year! It’s a sweet day to play and learn through engaging activities that are sure to be the cherry on top of this delicious celebration.
Purpose Behind the Play: Social emotional development, number concepts
- Smart Art (All Day): The Art Studio is the sweetest, coolest place to be today as we celebrate and create yummy art…it’s our al a mode to ice cream!
- Math Matters (All Day): There’s nothing better than multiple scoops of ice cream, but first, we need to be able to count each one. Gather around as we use our fine motor and counting skills to play a fun ice cream math game!
- Ice Cream in the City: (12noon, 3 PM) Come visit our pretend ice cream stand in Orange Plaza! With a little conditioner and cornstarch, engage in sensory play and help us make pretend ice cream!
Grown-up Tip: Make some ice cream at home with your child using the recipe at this LINK. Making ice cream is a fun and easy science activity that your children will love to participate in because they will be able to see the changes happen right before their eyes and taste the real results!
RSVP: Not Required
Fee: Included with museum admission