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San Antonio Children's Museum News
San Antonio Children's Museum

June, 2010





Weekly Programming *Check for weekly program details*
Toddler Tales
 (Early Childhood - 0-36 months)
Every Tuesday & Thursday 
2:00 p.m.
Toddler Tales is a story time especially for the toddler to preschool aged child and a parent or caregiver. FREE with museum admission.


Reading Adventures (Pre-K)
Every Wednesday
10:30 a.m.
Reading Adventures is an early childhood program created and taught by experienced early childhood educators. The program strengthens language, listening and motor skills through story time, pretend dramatic play and multisensory activities. FREE with museum admission.      


Dots & Squiggles (Pre-K)
Every Friday

10:30 a.m.

Dots and Squiggles is an early childhood program created and taught by experienced early childhood educators. Fun and engaging lessons encourage children to experience a wide variety of activities that incorporate art, sensory exploration, movement, music, story time, and dramatic play. FREE with museum admission.  


FETCH! (Pre-K – Elem) 
Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
FREE with museum admission

Hands-on science experiments for all ages!


Art Studio  (Pre-K – Elem) 
Every Saturday * 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Every Third Wednesday * 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

June’s Art Studio Theme: Mixed Media Painting: Using tissue paper, paint and other creative items children will explore and create a beautiful masterpiece all their own.

The Art Studio is a fun, hands-on activity space where children and parents or caregivers can create art together. Lively and well equipped, the Art Studio provides opportunities for exploring self-expression led by artist-educators. FREE with museum admission.


Monthly Programming & Special Events


Art Studio:  (Pre-K – Elem) 
Presented by Regal Cinemas
Saturday, June 5
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.  
Make and decorate Chinese paper lanterns with the staff from the Regal Cinemas it celebrate the release of the new film Karate Kid. Limited Karate Kids posters and movie passes will be given away to participants. FREE with museum admission.


Little Daily Planner’s Mondays at the Museum

Every FIRST Monday of the month
Monday, June 7

9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Members of Little Daily Planner receive ½ price admission of $3.50 between 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

RSVP with LPD required to receive discounted admission.

For info & to RSVP, visit:


Summer Camp: Super Science Summer Camp!  (Ages 7-10) 

Monday, June 7 -  Friday, June 11

9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.

Explore physical science, botany, biology, zoology and environmental science in this fun-filled week of science! We’ll even get a visit from some cool critters! Program Fee: $225 non-member / $195 member. Must register in advance. Call 210.212.4453 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              210.212.4453      end_of_the_skype_highlighting ext 1301.


Storytelling with Aunt Judy author of Chickens on the Go
Saturday, June 12
11 a.m. & 12:00 p.m. 
San Antonio children’s author Aunt Judy will read and sign, Chickens on the Go.  Kids will also learn how to draw Aunt Judy’s chickens AND everyone does the Chicken Dance! Aunt Judy’s books, Chickens on the Go and Chickens in the Know, will be available for sale. FREE with museum admission.


Summer Camp: Art in 3-D (Ages 7-10) 

Monday, June 14 - Friday, June 18

9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.

Young artists will enjoy exploring a variety of media in our interactive “Art in 3-D” summer program!  We will discover many 3-D art forms including clay, paper maché, weaving and homemade play dough!

Program Fee: $225 non-member / $195 member. Must register in advance. Call 210.212.4453 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              210.212.4453      end_of_the_skype_highlighting ext 1301.


Snake Farm Day!
Tuesday, June 15
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Get up close and personal with the creeping, crawling, slithering animals that make their home at the Animal World and Snake Farm Zoo! 
Free with museum admission            


Diamond Jim Dandy and the Sheriff with Special Guest Author Sarah Burell

Tuesday, June 15

11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

San Antonio author Sarah Burell will read and autograph copies of her book Diamond Jim Dandy and the Sheriff, a very funny wild-west tale with a unique new star.


Thursday, June 17
5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Kids are free between 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. 
$1 parking between 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
(Mid-City garage on the corner of Navarro and College St.)
Children must be accompanied by an adult. Adult admission is $7.


MacroLab: Magical Math!
Saturday, June 19

1:00 p.m. & 2:00 p.m.

Learn about the math behind the magic as Magician Rodney Rash demonstrates some calculating and mesmerizing mathematical magic tricks! 
Program fee: $3.00 per child + museum admission


Happy Father’s Day  - Dads receive ½  price admission all day!
Sunday, June 20
Noon – 5:00 p.m.


Art Studio: Something Special for Dad!

Sunday, June 20

Noon – 2:00 p.m.

Free with museum admission.


The Arts Cart: Cat Paws
Friday, June 25

1:30 p.m.
Cat Paws, the children's music and movement television program on KLRN, comes to the Museum for a LIVE performance. 

Program Fee: $3 per child + museum admission



MUSEUM INFO                                                                                                                                                     

The San Antonio Children’s Museum provides engaging hands-on experiences where Kids Play to Learn and Adults Learn to Play! The museum offers three floors of interactive play exhibits, including the H-E-B Kids’ Market, a Tot Spot dedicated to infants and toddlers 0 -36 month, action-packed PowerBall Hall and weekly science and art activities for children ages 0 –10. 



Located downtown, just a block from the Riverwalk, the San Antonio Children’s Museum provides a backdrop for your event that will inspire imagination, fun and play! The Museum can accommodate big affairs to business meetings with flexible choices to fit your needs. Please call today to see how we can bring your next event to life at the place where Kids Play to Learn…and Adults Learn to Play. Call 210-212-4453 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              210-212-4453      end_of_the_skype_highlighting ext. 1304



305 E. Houston St.

San Antonio, TX 78205

…Just blocks from the Alamo!



210.212.4453 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              210.212.4453      end_of_the_skype_highlighting


For more information, visit:



Monday – Friday                               9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Saturday                                               9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Sunday                                                  Noon  -  5 p.m.

Closed: Easter Sunday, Battle of the Flowers, Independence Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day


Admission is $7 per person

Children younger than 2 are free

Adults are not admitted without children


Field Trips & Group Rates are available. Call 210.212-4453 ext.1310.

Memberships are available! Visit or call 212.4453 for info.

Throwing a Birthday Party is a piece of cake! Visit or call 212.4453 ext 1307 for info.


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