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Little Learners Club

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Accessibility Morning

hosted on 8/25 for special needs families!

shaping the next generation of leaders

At The New Children’s Museum, we believe play and art-making promote the skills that our future leaders need: creativity, confidence, problem-solving, interpersonal skills, critical thinking, collaboration, resiliency and optimism.

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why play + art matter

Art inspires innovation

We believe that all children should have access to the creative process and arts of the highest quality. We believe the arts play a critical role in children’s creative, emotional and intellectual development.


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  • Rollin’ into Thursday like... 📷: @takethekiddos #newchildrensmuseum
  • Do you love the sound of rain but can’t get any in this San Diego heatwave? Peek into our Rain House, find your favorite book to read and listen to the sweet sound of raindrops ☔️☔️☔️ 📷: @alexismorriss #newchildrensmuseum
  • Vrooooooom vroom! Explore a landscape of reservoirs and roads in our Desert Derby installation 🚗 it had a makeover recently and was installed on our Lower Level! 📷: @theeverydayinbetween #newchildrensmuseum
  • Channel your inner Picasso and make something fun on our Clay Patio 💫 Grab a block of clay, make your piece of art, let it dry, and then take it home once you’re done having fun in the Museum! We love this photo by @themodernmamahood ☀️ #newchildrensmuseum
  • Fee-FI-fo-FUM!! Have you explored our GIGANTIC kitchen sink (aka “Wobbleland”)? It’s perfect for littles under 4! Explore an 🥑 teeter totter, play with slices of a giant 🍅, or crawl through a 🧀 wedge!! #newchildrensmuseum 📷: @dimi__jo
  • “Remember you can always be free” 🐺 Explore #TheWonderSound by @wesleysambruce and find all the hidden gems and sweet poetry! Our favorite is the secret spoon room 🥄 🥄 🥄 🥄 🥄 Have you found it yet?! #newchildrensmuseum Adorable photo by @haysarahmae

Accessibility Morning!

Join us Saturday, August 25th from 8:00am to 9:30am for a variety of high-sensory activities and designated sensory-break zones. Our Accessibility Mornings give special needs families the opportunity to explore the Museum with comfort and safety before the Museum opens to the general public. Register here!