May the Fourth Be With You! at Pretend City
Time: Throughout the day
Specifically for: Children of all ages; Grown-ups
Our city is under threat by the Empire once again! The Rebel alliance have come together and we need to recruit some new young Jedi who must be trained in using the Force. Today you are invited to visit Pretend City to show your Jedi power. You are our only hope. Help us by participating in our fun activities and challenges. Together, we will overcome the Empire.
- Smart Art: May the shapes be with you today as you use shapes to create Star Wars characters like Yoda and R2D2.
- Let’s Move: Junior Jedi Academy is calling all brave Jedi Knights! Join us as we train to defeat the Empire. Use your light saber skills to slash your way through the obstacles of the galaxy and battle droids.
- Simple Science: Hans Solo is encased in carbonite. We need you to help rescue him using some simple science.
Play Partner: Pretendgineers and Brain Builders, our experienced stage staff of trained early childhood and child development educators, grown-ups
Grown-up Tip: There are many important themes in movies like Star Wars, such as doing the right thing even if it is hard to do. Think about using stories that appeal to children to discuss values.
RSVP: Not required
Fee: Included with museum admission
Come dressed as a Star Wars character for $1.00 off of general admission!