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Pumpkin Pow! WonderWeek
November 16 - 22
Trot your way down to the Children's Museum of Houston to celebrate our Pumpkin Pow WonderWeek on November 16-22 for a gobble, gobble good ole' time! Come dive into the spirit by using your knuckles to create a field of bright pumpkins, design our infamous turkey leg hats, and "thank you" leaves.
Thanksgiving with Santa
The Children's Museum of Houston is excited to host its 12th annual Thanksgiving with Santa event. Get into the holiday spirit with exhilarating activities and engage in the Museum's terrific Thanksgiving traditions! Don't forget to bring your camera to snap pictures with Santa.
Winter Wonderland WonderWeek
November 24 - December 6
Join us as we welcome our Winter Wonderland WonderWeek and partake in painting a snowy landscape, creating a giant snowball, showing off your creative skills by making your own colorful unicorn, or transform yourself into a polar bear on Nov. 24 through Dec. 6.
Some say they're a myth; others say they're real. Come find out for yourself if unicorns really do exist Saturday, Nov. 25 at the Children's Museum of Houston. Paint to your heart's desire at Alexander Art Academy where local artist Lisa Chow will host a workshop that will utilize all the colors of the rainbow. Or if you're looking for something else to suit your fancy, miniature horses have magically transformed into unicorns for a day of sensory play!
Developing Inventive Minds
To be successful in school, children need to know the basics of reading, writing, math, and other subjects. But to be successful in like, we need to apply thinking skills and knowledge from the basic subjects. Problem-solving, troubleshooting, imagination, creativity, and persistence are all things we need to teach our students. To help our kids be successful, we need to make their imagination strong! These fun activities will help your child exercise their creativity.
Sleeping Beauty and Her Winter Knight
The Children's Museum of Houston invites you to meet Disney Stars Lauren Taylor and Garrett Clayton of the upcoming holiday production "Sleeping Beauty and Her Winter Knight" presented by Lythgoe Family Panto and Theatre Under the Stars, starring John O'Hurley, Garrett Clayton, Lauren Taylor and Vonzell Solomon. Plus, don't miss a musical performance by Lauren Taylor.
Mommy Mingle Wednesday
Bring your little ones to Tot*Spot (our exclusive exhibit for children 35 months and under), and mingle with other mommies during Mommy Mingle Wednesdays. Daddies, nannies, and caretakers are welcome, too! Plus, enjoy free coffee and snacks on us (while supplies last).
Starry Night WonderWeek
December 7 - 13
May the force be with you this WonderWeek at the Children's Museum of Houston. From shimmering star experiments to lightsaber constellation viewing, adventure awaits you and a special Star Wars Day Dec. 9. Join us on an intergalactic quest this winter as you reach for the stars during our Starry Night WonderWeek from Dec. 7 to Dec. 13.
The Jewish Community Center will lead traditional Hanukkah games and activities, focusing on the dreidel game. You're invited to decorate wooden dreidels, make edible dreidels and learn the rules of the dreidel game and practice playing it at the Children's Museum of Houston. Plus, make handprint menorahs!
Seasons of Sharing WonderWeek
December 14 - 20
Join us as we celebrate cultural holidays, practices and traditions from around the world during our Seasons of Sharing WonderWeek from Dec. 14 to 20. With more than 100 languages spoken throughout the Houston area, many cultures from around the globe call Houston home. From creating ornaments to spinning dreidels, we have many activities and special events for you!
Shimmering Shine WonderWeek
December 21 - 27
Step into our Shimmering Shine WondeWeek and enjoy a week filled with sparkly and frosty snowflakes. Come create a winter wonderland scene inside a snowglobe, make your very own jingling bracelets, design a holiday wreath to take home, or become a fuzzy reindeer for the day! By Golly! Let's Get Jolly!
The snow queen herself, along with Kristoff and her trusted partner in crime Olaf, is flying on a snow cloud down to the Children's Museum of Houston for a one-time, exclusive meet-and-greet and musical extravaganza, bringing her coolness to the Museum. Come feel the brisk presence of Elsa and snap a selfie with her entourage during this fan celebration. Don't miss this cool event!
Cookies with Santa
The man in red invites you to fuel up with milk and cookies at the Children's Museum of Houston before his big departure! Join the holiday countdown with a cookie jar full of fun and Santa Claus before he embarks on his annual journey around the world! Make sure you're on the right list and that he checks it twice before it's too late! P.S. Don't forget your own wish list!