Playgroups

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When CMOM is closed, we open the space for private playgroups. Your children and their friends will enjoy exclusive use of one of CMOM’s three award winning exhibits: Playworks™, Adventures with Dora and Diego or EatSleepPlay™: Building Health Every Day.

Availability

  • Monday 2-3pm, 4-5pm or 5-6pm*
  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday 5:30-6:30pm*
  • Saturday or Sunday (beginning in May) 9-10am

*Includes an option of pizza delivery for an additional cost.

To reserve a time for your very own play group, please call Katie at 212-721-1223 x219 or email khartman@cmom.org.
 

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Kamishibai Weekend: The Art of Storytelling, 10:00am

All ages

Japan has a rich storytelling legacy that has entertained and shared important lessons to generations of Japanese people. Join us at CMOM for a weekend full of activities that explore different forms of storytelling such as puppet performance, woodblock print making and traditional Kamishibai story telling.    

Bunraku Puppets, 10:00am

All ages

Design your own mechanical puppet and work together like traditional Bunraku puppet performers to create your own story!. 

10am-12:45pm 

Movement & Circle Time, 11:30am

4 & younger

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

Kamishibai for Kids, 2:00pm

5 & older

Watch as the story unfolds before your eyes in this traditional form of Japanese storytelling, which dates back to the Twelfth Century. Storyteller Dr. Tara McGowan will take you through an exciting tale, and help you create your own story.  

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

Mural Wall Painting, 2:15pm

4 & younger

Kamishibai for Kids, 3:30pm

5 & older

Watch as the story unfolds before your eyes in this traditional form of Japanese storytelling, which dates back to the Twelfth Century. Storyteller Dr. Tara McGowan will take you through an exciting tale, and help you create your own story.  

* 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, 3:30pm

4 & younger

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

Movement & Circle Time, 4:00pm

4 & younger

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

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