You Make the Call: Learn to be an NFL Official

You Make the Call: Learn to be an NFL Official

All Ages
Open through March 23

Get ready for Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium! The Children’s Museum of Manhattan and the National Football League have joined together to create an interactive experience at CMOM to celebrate this history-making event. Families will get a rare behind-the-scenes look at NFL officiating and the opportunity to train like an NFL Pro. Special daily and weekly programs and clinics—including NFL’s Play 60 obstacle course—will help families understand how developing better decision-making skills, including working together, planning, organizing and focusing on physical fitness leads to leadership and social success. NFL officials, executives, and current and former players will also stop by the museum through the exhibit’s run. Visit our calendar for information on all of the special activities!

The exhibit is part of CMOM’s EatSleepPlay™ national early childhood obesity prevention initiative, which CMOM, a Let’s Move! Museum, developed with the National Institutes of Health.

Read on for more details about each element of the multimedia experience.

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Calendar

Ella Fitzgerald: Learn to Improvise!, 10:00am

All ages

Ella Fitzgerald was an American jazz vocalist during the Harlem Renaissance best known for her unique style of improvisation known as ‘scat’. Experiment with improvisation and record your unique sounds on an iPad to download at home!

 10:00am-4:45pm 

In the Mood: Painting Musical Emotions, 10:00am

All ages

Use historic sheet music as your canvas and discover how your mood is affected by musical elements such as key, melody, harmony and tempo.

10:00am-4:45pm 

Messy with Art: Sand Paper Drawing, 10:00am

4 & younger

Explore texture while drawing with colorful crayons on rough, bumpy sandpaper!
 

Batty Bat Puppets , 10:45am

4 & younger

Get batty on Halloween as you design a silly bat finger puppet.

Movement & Circle Time, 11:30am

4 & younger

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

Mural Wall Painting, 12:00pm

4 & younger

Mix colors together on the PlayWorks™ Mural Wall.

Halloween Costume & Music Parade, 12:00pm

All ages

Show off your Halloween costume by joining a parade around CMOM.

Batty Bat Puppets , 2:15pm

4 & younger

Get batty on Halloween as you design a silly bat finger puppet.

Fields of Felt, 2:30pm

4 & younger

Help CMOM educators create a mural made of felt! Add to the mural by making things like mountains, clouds and trees all out of fuzzy felt!  

 

Skit Scat Stories & Songs!, 3:00pm

All ages

Listen to iconic performances of jazz music and then read books about the ‘Jazz Legends’ who performed them. 

Movement & Circle Time, 4:00pm

4 & younger

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

Halloween Costume & Music Parade, 4:30pm

All ages

Show off your Halloween costume by joining a parade around CMOM.

Full Calendar