Playing and learning go hand in hand within the imaginative municipality known as Pretend City Children's Museum. Parents bring their kids and infants into this immersive world, where they find an environment that builds skills in math, reading, and science?not to mention more nuanced areas like creativity and self confidence.
Size: 17 interactive exhibits and additional activities, all supported by a professional and kid-friendly staff
Target Audience: infants and children up to eight years old, plus their parents, of course
Eye Catcher: the Beach, where an ocean mural sets the stage for learning the effects of litter and other pollutants
Hands-On Activities: kids become chefs in the Cafe, and paint miniature masterpieces in the Art Studio
Don't Miss: the amphitheater, found in the indoor park?that's where you'll see kids shine as performers
Special Programs: theatrical performances, Mommy and Me classes, and screenings that focus on child development
Leave Your Mark: visitors can apply to be a "featured family" in the Our Home exhibit's documentary film, which showcases the customs and celebrations of a local family's life