CMOM’s Note on the Events at Sandy Hook Elementary School

The staff at CMOM send our thoughts and prayers to the children and families of Sandy Hook Elementary School of Newtown, Connecticut. In response to the event, Andy Ackerman, Executive Director of the Children’s Museum of Manhattan sent the following note to CMOM’s Board of Directors and Staff:
 

Dear CMOM Board of Directors and Staff,
 
Today’s tragedy in Connecticut is an unbearable loss.  As we hug our own children, family and friends, let us recommit ourselves to creating a place of joy and safety, filled with the irreplaceable laughter and delight of children and the adults who nurture them.
 
May our work together over the coming years for millions of children help to salve this deep wound.
 
Thank you all for your incredible work on behalf of all children.
 
Andy
 
Andrew Ackerman
Executive Director
Children’s Museum of Manhattan

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CMOM 2014 Spring Gala

Thursday, 15 May 2014
The Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers

Calendar

Messy with Art: Sponge Painting, 10:00am

4 & younger

Make a textured painting with real sea sponges!
 

Messy with Art: Cloud Dough, 10:00am

4 & younger

Explore this fluffy dough as you make cloud-like creations that expand and contract!
 

Stack ‘em Up Thursdays: Take Shape!, 10:45am

4 & younger

Learn how shapes come together to form the world around us. Use repurposed materials to create a three-dimensional work of art!
 

Movement & Circle Time, 11:30am

4 & younger

Sing, move your body and use your listening ears to hear special stories.
 

Math Wizards: March of the Penguins , 12:15pm

4 & younger

Make an artic collage and count penguins will be in your colony!
 

Mural Wall Painting, 2:00pm

4 & younger

Mix paint on the PlayWorks™ Mural Wall.

CMOM Kamishibai , 2:00pm

All ages

Kamishibai is a traditional form of Japanese storytelling. Join CMOM educators for an interactive telling of traditional and modern kawaii-inspired stories.

3D Mascot Maker, 2:45pm

All ages

In Tokyo, the cuter than cute phenomenon of kawaii has influenced corporations and local governments to create their own adorable mascots. Create a 3D mascot of your own to represent your family, school or sports team!

Let’s Make Playdough, 3:15pm

4 & younger

Help CMOM educators make playdough from scratch!  Explore texture by using your hands to help mix the ingredients
 

Movement & Circle Time, 4:00pm

4 & younger

Sing, move your body and use your listening ears to hear special stories.
 

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