School Vacation FUN! at Providence Children's Museum

School Vacation FUN! at Providence Children’s Museum

December 21 - January 1 
Providence Children’s Museum is the BEST place for school vacation fun! The Museum is open Monday, December 21 - Friday, January 1 (except December 24 and 25) from 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM with lots of special school vacation programs and performances:

Holiday Collages
Monday, December 21 - Wednesday, December 23 • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Create festive holiday cards and collages from an array of colorful fabrics, shiny papers and a variety of other art materials.

Saturday, December 26 & Sunday, December 27  •  11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Invent robots, structures, carts and other creative contraptions with a large-scale building kit featuring wooden planks, wheels, pulleys, rope, and nuts and bolts.

Sparky’s Puppets
Monday, December 28  •  1:00 & 2:00 PM

Sparky's Puppets present “The Kingdom of Riddles,” a tale of a knight on a curious quest who must solve riddles posed by a jester, a witch, a dragon and others he meets along the way.  Put on your thinking cap and prepare for some puzzling fun and plenty of audience participation!  Shows at 1:00 & 2:00 PM; recommended for ages 4 and up.  

The Rhythm Room
Tuesday, December 29  •  1:00 & 2:00 PM
Kids feel the beat as they join the band for an energetic exploration of rhythms and try out different percussion instruments.  Shows at 1:00 & 2:00 PM; recommended for ages 4 and up.

Circus Dynamics
Wednesday, December 30  •  1:00 & 2:00 PM

This high-energy vaudevillian-style show includes hat tricks, juggling, hoop dancing, comedy, audience participation and more!  Shows at 1:00 & 2:00 PM; recommended for ages 4 and up.

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

Families create noisemakers and other musical instruments from 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM and join a parade and ball drop to ring in 2016 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

(release from Providence Children's Museum)