School Vacation Fun at Providence Children's Museum

School Vacation FUN! at Providence Children's Museum December 26 - 31

Providence Children's Museum is the BEST place for school vacation fun!  The Museum is open during vacation, Friday, December 26 - Friday, January 2, from 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM.  Families explore Water Ways, an imaginative new water play environment, and join special activities all week long:

Imagination Playground
Friday, December 26  •  10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Kids invent their own ways to play as they stack and build with huge blue foam blocks of all shapes and sizes.  Using blocks, wheels, spools, tubes and a variety of loose parts, construct castles and forts, invent interesting sculptures and more!

Sparky's Puppets
Saturday, December 27  •  1:00 & 2:00 PM

Sparky's Puppets dramatize favorite children's stories with colorful hand puppets, playful humor and plenty of audience participation.  See a snowman come to life and meet a shoemaker and an ice fishing bear in the puppets' playful winter tales.  Shows at 1:00 & 2:00 PM; recommended for ages 4 and up. 

Sunday, December 28  •  11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Invent creative contraptions with an imaginative large-scale building kit featuring wooden planks, wheels, pulleys, rope, and nuts and bolts.

The Rhythm Room
Monday, December 29  •  1:00 & 2:00 PM

Kids feel the beat as they join the band to explore rhythms and try out different percussion instruments.  Shows at 1:00 & 2:00 PM; recommended for ages 4 and up.

Rolie Polie Guacamole
Tuesday, December 30  •  1:00 & 2:00 PM

This spirited group from Brooklyn, NY entertains audiences with high-energy interactive shows that mix funk, rock and folk music with humorous original tunes about natural living, eating healthy and staying active.  Shows at 1:00 & 2:00 PM; recommended for ages 4 and up.

Happy New Year!
Wednesday, December 31  •  11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Families create noisemakers from 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM and join a parade followed by a ball drop to ring in 2015 at 12:00 PM and 2:00 PM!

All school vacation activities are free with Museum admission of $9.00 per person; admission is always free for Museum members.  For more information, visit

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