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San Antonio Children's Museum Schedule for February 2011
San Antonio Children's Museum

February, 2011



What’s New


New Science Exhibit in March

This spring experience a new and improved Science Lab. The new exhibit will be filled with many interactive experiences and opportunities for children to think like scientists!

New science discoveries will allow kids to:

• Test their building skills by designing structures that withstand the forces of nature

• Make electrifying discoveries as they investigate the science behind circuits

• Race to the finish as they experiment with aerodynamics and momentum in our race track exhibit



Outside the Lunchbox Luncheon

Featuring Guest Speaker Ashley Merryman

Co-author of the New York Times Bestseller NutureShock: New Thinking About Children

Thursday, March 3, 2011

11:30am – 1:00pm

Pearl Stable

312 Pearl Parkway #2

San Antonio, TX 78215

Individual tickets - $75

For Sponsorship and ticket information, please contact Jennifer Colglazier at 210.212.4453 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              210.212.4453      end_of_the_skype_highlighting ext. 1309 or


The San Antonio Children’s Museum thrives on engaging children and nurturing their development. Our annual luncheon is designed to share some of our discoveries with you. You’ll give your parenting power a dynamic boost and learn new ideas you can start using with your own children — right when you get home. Join us. Step outside the box. And by supporting the San Antonio Children’s Museum, you’ll be investing in the future of many other San Antonio children, too.


February Calendar

Upcoming Programs

Boy Scout Day

Saturday, February 5
Reduced admission for any Boy Scout in uniform. Earn a free San Antonio Children’s Museum patch by completing our Boy Scout Scavenger Hunt.

$5 Admission for Boy Scouts only. Standard $7 admission rates apply for family members.


Little Daily Planner’s Mondays at the Museum
Every FIRST Monday of the month
Monday, February 7
9:00am – 11:00am

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:


Snake Farm Day
Every Second Thursday
Get up close and personal with the creeping, crawling, slithering animals that make their home at the Animal World and Snake Farm Zoo.
Thursday, February 10
11:00am – 12:00pm
Free with museum admission.


Brownie Patch & Play: Let You’re Art Sew
Saturday, February 12

9:30-11:00 am

Brownies can earn their “Art to Wear” & “Stitch it Together” Try-its, in a 90-minute museum led activity.  Fee includes activity, 2 try-its, SACM Patch and full day admission to museum

By Reservation Only. Please call 210-212-4453 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              210-212-4453      end_of_the_skype_highlighting ext. 1310 to reserve a spot for your Brownie Scout or Troop.

Fee: $18 per Girl Scout, $7 per Adult, $7 per tag-a-long


Storytelling: Valentine’s Day stories with The Book Fairy
Saturday, February 12

The Book Fairy will spread her magic and help us celebrate Valentine’s Day with fun stories about love.

FREE with museum admission. 

Art Activity: Be My Valentine

February 12, 13 & 14


Make a special Valentine Card in our Art Pavilion to give to your sweetheart.

FREE with museum admission. 


The Arts Cart: Faith Ringgold Story Quilts: A literacy and art connection in honor of Black History Month
Presented by Artworks
Saturday, February 12
1:00pm – 3:00pm

Local art studio, ARTWORKS, will lead a Faith Ringgold Story Quilts workshop. Create patterns, mosaics and stories and celebrate Black History Month as we learn about contemporary artist Faith Ringgold.

FREE with museum admission.  Space is limited.


Valentine’s Day Storytime

Monday, February 14


FREE with museum admission.


Free Kids’ Night
Thursday, February 17
5:00pm – 7:00pm

Kids are free between 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm 
$1 parking between 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
(Houston St. Garage on the corner of Navarro and College St.)
Children must be accompanied by an adult. One adult may accompany up to four children. Children 12 and under are free.

Adult admission is $7


President’s Day Storytime

Join author Catherine Stier for a reading and signing of her book If I were President. Copies of the book will be available for purchase.

Monday, February 21


Free with museum admission.


MacroLab: Dare to Discover Density
Saturday, February 26
1:00pm & 2:00pm
Oil and water just don’t mix. Float and sink eggs, experiment with beads that meet in the middle, create your own lava lamps and make a potion that’s sure to cause a commotion.
FREE with museum admission.  Space is limited.


Weekly Workshops *Visit for weekly program details*
Pint-Sized Science (Ages 4-6 yrs) 
Every Wednesday
Pint-Sized Science introduces your budding scientists to basic science concepts. Every month we’ll explore a different theme such as weather, animals, reactions, nutrition and many more.  Free with museum admission.
February Theme:  “Look Up!” This month’s focus will be on all the things we see when we look up at the sky.

Toddler Time
 (Early Childhood - 0-36 months)
Every Tuesday & Thursday 
Unstructured activity time to build upon your child’s fine and gross motor skills. For ages 0-3 years. FREE with museum admission.


Reading Adventures (Pre-K)
Every Wednesday
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

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
2:00pm – 4:00pm
Hands-on science experiments for all ages.
FREE with museum admission.


Art Studio  (Pre-K – Elem) 
Every Saturday * 11:00am – 1:00pm
Every Third Wednesday * 2:00pm – 4:00pm
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.
February Theme: Henri Matisse: Drawing with Scissors. Create beautiful, organic, free flowing art like Henri Matisse and strengthen cutting and fine motor skills.

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 months, action-packed PowerBall Hall and weekly science, art and early literacy 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. 1302

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                               9am - 5pm
Saturday                                               9am - 6pm
Sunday                                                  Noon - 5pm

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.

Please feel free to contact me for additional museum info. Thank you!


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