Birthday Parties

Celebrate Your Child’s Birthday with Us!

Whether your child is turning 1 or 10 years old, CMOM will create a memorable extravaganza just for you! Enthusiastic educators, musicians and artists lead the fun with fantastic art projects, music and adventure.

“We could not be happier that we chose CMOM for Nicholas’ 5th birthday party! We will remember this party forever! As long-time CMOM members, we continue to be impressed by CMOM’s great understanding of young children and success in entertaining them, as well as teaching them so much!” — Francesca, Nicholas' mother

 

Birthday Themes and Prices

Choose from: America to Zanzibar, Frolic!, Adventures with Dora and Diego, Magic Show with Justin the Magician, Enter the Wondrous World of PlayWorks™, plus more.

 

All Birthday Parties Include:

  • Invitations;
  • Educators to lead the fun and musicians, who provide live guitar music;
  • A hands-on art project;
  • A personalized birthday cake from Magnolia Bakery;
  • Pizza and juice (kosher cake and pizza available at no extra charge);
  • Party favors;
  • Admission to the Museum for you and all your birthday guests for the whole day;
  • Decorations, including stuffed animals, books, and signs to suit the party theme.

 

Reservations

For a free party consultation, contact Katie at 212-721-1223 x201 or via email at khartman@cmom.org. Read our complete list of birthday party policies and FAQ for more information.
 

Birthday Parties

Save the Date!
CMOM 2014 Spring Gala

Thursday, 15 May 2014
The Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers

Schedule of Programs

Historical Figures Scavenger Hunt, 10:00am

All ages

Come to the Children’s Museum for a living scavenger hunt! Search the museum for costumed historical figures, first ladies and former presidents like Thomas Jefferson, the first American president to celebrate the Muslim month of Ramadan at the White House.

10:00-4:45pm

Movement & Melodies, 10:30am

5 & younger

Get your music muscles moving! Create a whimsical performance as you compose your own song with our interactive creature video installation!

Movement & Circle Time, 11:00am

5 & younger

Sing, move your body and use your listening ears to hear special stories.

Turkish Ceramics, 11:00am

6 & older

Explore examples of traditional Turkish ceramics – bowls, jugs, vases and tiles! Mold your own clay plate and use paint to adorn it with intricate floral patterns inspired by real examples of Turkish masterpieces!

* Due to limited space, this program requires you to sign-up for entry. Sign-up in the lobby one hour before the event.

Parachute Play, 11:30am

5 & younger

Blue and green, yellow and red. What colors can you find over head?

Mural Wall Painting, 12:00pm

5 & younger

Mix paint on the PlayWorks™ Mural Wall.

Turkish Ceramics, 12:00pm

6 & older

Explore examples of traditional Turkish ceramics – bowls, jugs, vases and tiles! Mold your own clay plate and use paint to adorn it with intricate floral patterns inspired by real examples of Turkish masterpieces!

* Due to limited space, this program requires you to sign-up for entry. Sign-up in the lobby one hour before the event.

Dance Party, 12:30pm

5 & younger

Dance to a variety of musical style including Pop, Rock 'n' Roll, Latin, Classical and some of our favorite children’s bands.

Storytelling: The Swirling Hijaab, 12:30pm

All ages

Explore movement and dance with CMOM educators in a reading of the colorful picture book The Swirling Hijaab by Na'ima bint Robert.

Move to the Beat Drum Circle , 1:30pm

5 & younger

The whole family gets physical as they play in our heartbeat drum circle.

Valentine’s Day Dance Workshop with Jersey City Ballet Theater, 2:00pm

6 & older

Dance ballet on Valentine’s Day as the Jersey City Ballet Theater and their youth ensemble share their love of this graceful dance form. 

* Due to limited space, this program requires you to sign-up for entry. Sign-up in the lobby one hour before the event.

Jam Band, 2:30pm

5 & younger

Use tambourines, maracas, bells and rhythm sticks to make beats as CMOM educators lead you in a collaborative and creative jam session.

Valentine’s Day Dance Workshop with Jersey City Ballet Theater, 3:00pm

6 & older

Dance ballet on Valentine’s Day as the Jersey City Ballet Theater and their youth ensemble share their love of this graceful dance form. 

* Due to limited space, this program requires you to sign-up for entry. Sign-up in the lobby one hour before the event.

Movement & Melodies, 3:30pm

5 & younger

Get your music muscles moving! Create a whimsical performance as you compose your own song with our interactive creature video installation!

Movement & Circle Time, 4:00pm

5 & younger

Sing, move your body and use your listening ears to hear special stories.

Full Calendar