November events at Providence Children’s Museum

November 2016 Events at Providence Children’s Museum
Exhibit Opening November 18!

LEGO-Palooza!
Tuesday, November 8  •  11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Kids use a wide array of LEGOs to explore open-ended building challenges and puzzles, and construct their own imaginative LEGO creations.
 
Spatial Games
Friday, November 11  •  11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Families engage in some friendly competition and challenge their spatial thinking skills by playing a series of oversized games.  Try your hand at life-sized Tetris, Air Hockey and Hot Lava!
Underwritten by National Grid.
 
Imagination Playground
Saturday, November 12 & Sunday, November 13  •  11:00 AM - 2:00 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, kids construct castles and forts, invent interesting sculptures and more! 
Underwritten by Dominion Foundation.
 
Coming to Rhode Island Opening Celebration! 
Friday, November 18 - Sunday, November 20  •  9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Providence Children’s Museum introduces a playfully reimagined Coming to Rhode Island exhibit!  Embark on a time-traveling adventure through the exhibit’s newly transformed “time tunnel” to learn about Rhode Island’s immigration history.  Explore an imaginative interactive environment that highlights the story of an Irish immigrant who worked on the construction of Fort Adams.  And discover a new “Story Center” with an array of intriguing hands-on activities that explore culture and diversity.

Coming to Rhode Island is supported by The Children's Workshop Foundation; CollegeBound Saver; June Rockwell Levy Foundation; Murray Family Charitable Foundation; Rhode Island Council for the Humanities and the National Endowment for the Humanities; The Ryan Family Foundation; and Nancy Smith Worthen, in memory of Margaret L. Worthen (as of Sept. 30). 

In celebration of Coming to Rhode Island and the new Irish story gallery, join special programs exploring Irish culture and construction:
 
Celtic Knots
Saturday, November 19 & Sunday, November 20  •  10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Kids learn to create their own Celtic knots using a variety of materials.  Design a paper mosaic knot, and create Celtic knots from laces and string.
 
Engineer It! Brick Building Challenge
Friday, November 25 - Sunday, November 27  •  11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Kids make brick prints, experiment with brick laying using clay and blocks, and build with boxes to create large-scale constructions.
Underwritten by Amgen Foundation.
 
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