City Splash

City Splash

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In the Sussman Environmental Center

Closed for the season
All ages

Really make a splash at CMOM! When the weather turns warm, our City Splash exhibit encourages children of all ages to explore and learn more about our environment and the unique properties of water in a fun, hands-on setting.

Launch boats down a winding stream. Don’t miss the puddle patch, where you can investigate tubs filled with water to learn which objects float and which ones sink. Learn about evaporation as you paint with water on slate. Experiment with sand to create rivers and lakes at our new Erosion Table. Regardless of what you choose to do, you're in for a day of wet and wonderful fun and learning at City Splash!
 

Save the Date!
CMOM 2014 Spring Gala

Thursday, 15 May 2014
The Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers

Schedule of Programs

Bubble Wrap Painting, 10:00am

4 & younger

Snap! Pop! Splat! Paint on bubble wrap with us!

Movement & Melodies, 10:30am

5 & younger

Get your music muscles moving! Create a whimsical performance as you compose your own song with our interactive creature video installation!

Movement & Circle Time, 11:00am

5 & younger

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

Monkey King Mask Making, 11:00am

6 & older

Create a mask inspired by the mischievous Monkey King from the Chinese story The Journey to the West, a masterpiece of classical Chinese fiction. Learn the story of Monkey and his courage to become King while discovering China’s rich culture along the way.

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 PlayWorks™ Mural Wall.

Monkey King Mask Making, 12:00pm

6 & older

Create a mask inspired by the mischievous Monkey King from the Chinese story The Journey to the West, a masterpiece of classical Chinese fiction. Learn the story of Monkey and his courage to become King while discovering China’s rich culture along the way.

Dance Party, 12:30pm

5 & younger

Dance to a variety of musical style including Pop, Rock 'n' Roll, Latin, Classical and some of our favorite children’s bands.

Chinese New Year Ornaments, 1:00pm

5 & younger

Make your own hanging monkey ornament to celebrate the Chinese New Year!

Monkey King Mask Making, 1:00pm

6 & older

Create a mask inspired by the mischievous Monkey King from the Chinese story The Journey to the West, a masterpiece of classical Chinese fiction. Learn the story of Monkey and his courage to become King while discovering China’s rich culture along the way.

Move to the Beat Drum Circle , 1:30pm

5 & younger

The whole family gets physical as they play in our heartbeat drum circle.

Monkey King Mask Making, 2:00pm

6 & older

Create a mask inspired by the mischievous Monkey King from the Chinese story The Journey to the West, a masterpiece of classical Chinese fiction. Learn the story of Monkey and his courage to become King while discovering China’s rich culture along the way.

Jam Band, 2:30pm

5 & younger

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

Garden Party, 3:00pm

5 & younger

Help CMOM educators create a garden made of felt! Add to the mural by creating fruits, vegetables and herbs to plant in our garden! 

Monkey King Mask Making, 3:00pm

6 & older

Create a mask inspired by the mischievous Monkey King from the Chinese story The Journey to the West, a masterpiece of classical Chinese fiction. Learn the story of Monkey and his courage to become King while discovering China’s rich culture along the way.

Movement & Melodies, 3:30pm

5 & younger

Get your music muscles moving! Create a whimsical performance as you compose your own song with our interactive creature video installation!

Movement & Circle Time, 4:00pm

5 & younger

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

Monkey King Mask Making, 4:00pm

6 & older

Create a mask inspired by the mischievous Monkey King from the Chinese story The Journey to the West, a masterpiece of classical Chinese fiction. Learn the story of Monkey and his courage to become King while discovering China’s rich culture along the way.

Full Calendar