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Toddler Tuesdays: Museum Takeover!

Ages 2-4

First Tuesday of Every Month  10am & 11:30am

Come play with us and enjoy a different theme the first Tuesday of every month! Toddlers sing, move, and play with programming developed to encourage creativity and celebrate your mini-puppeteer-in-training. Each program features puppet-led storytelling, songs, movement, a developmentally-appropriate craft, and a hands-on toddler tour in our Worlds of Puppetry Museum. 

Book now! Capacity is limited to 25 for each time period.


All adults and children ages 2 and up must have a ticket.

July Activities

July Activities

Theme of the Day: Music

Tale Time
A boy who loves to make noise gets to choose one instrument in a music store, but there are too many to choose from! Learn about different instruments and find out which one he chooses when we read 88 Instruments by Chris Barton. Then, tap your toes as we read This Jazz Man by Karen Ehrhardt, a playful introduction to nine jazz instruments.      


Location: DuBose Smith Special Exhibits Gallery

10:00am, 11:30am

Get up and move to different genres of music! Explore and play with different musical instruments.

Location: DuBose Smith Special Exhibits Gallery

10:25am, 11:55pm 

Toddler Trek
Join us on an interactive toddler trek to learn about how puppetry and music work together! Listen to African drums, move to different beats and meet our friends Forte Frog and Piano Pig to learn about dynamics. Help us to create our own music with Jim Henson’s Dr. Teeth during our xylophone music game.      

Location: Worlds of Puppetry Museum Entrance

10:45am, 12:15am

Ongoing Activities from 9:30-1:00: 

Gallery Craft
Delight your child’s imagination and build your very own snappy crocodile castanet puppets! 

Location: The Jim Henson Collection Gallery – Creature Shop

Puppet Play Station
A self-guided play space with toddler appropriate puppets. This month includes a special puppet pet grooming station.

Location: Global Collection Gallery