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CMOM Philosophy

For more than thirty years, the Children’s Museum of Manhattan (CMOM) has been an exciting destination for play, fun and learning-by-doing. Through theme-based exhibits, hands-on activities, interactive programs and larger-than-life environments, CMOM helps young visitors discover new ideas and stretch their imaginations.

Featured Programs

Preschool Fun at CMOM

4 & younger
CMOM’s PlayWorks™ Lab hosts a variety of hands on programs, giving children the freedom to discover their own interests and develop their unique learning style. Highlighting a different topic every day, children have the opportunity to explore a variety of materials as well as subjects such as literacy, math, art, health and science.

Now open!

February 13, 2016 – January 31, 2017

America to Zanzibar: Muslim Cultures near and Far

All Ages

Celebrate the beauty and diversity of Muslim cultures in New York City, the United States and across the world through art, architecture, design, travel, music, trade, travel, home life and more!

 

Save the Date!
CMOM 2014 Spring Gala

Thursday, 15 May 2014
The Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers

Schedule of Programs

Sponge Painting, 10:00am

5 & younger

Make a textured painting with real sea sponges!

Jam Band, 10:30am

5 & younger

Use tambourines, maracas, bells and rhythm sticks to make beats as CMOM educators lead you in a collaborative and creative jam session.

Movement & Circle Time, 11:00am

5 & younger

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

Parachute Play, 11:30am

5 & younger

Blue and green, yellow and red. What colors can you find over head?

Mural Wall Painting, 12:00pm

5 & younger

Mix Paint on the PlayworksTM Mural Wall

My Five Senses Yoga, 12:30pm

5 & younger

Learn the importance of using all five senses through a mini yoga workshop!

I Love My Veggies! Basket, 2:00pm

5 & younger

Families learn the importance of eating vegetables every day as they explore color, textures, and patterns, and learn new vocabulary.

Kinetic Sand, 3:00pm

5 & younger

Shape it! Squeeze it! Build it! Join us as we play with kinetic sand that continually rearranges itself!

Laundry Day, 3:00pm

5 & younger

Join us as we suds up our baby doll clothes! Don’t forget to hang them up to dry!

Movement & Circle Time, 4:00pm

5 & younger

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

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