I’ve shared some heavy topics here recently, so this post is lighter, something fun. I recently visited my toddler grandson and his parents in Colorado and we had fun exploring a children’s museum.
If you live near or visit the area, I recommend it for young kids- and their parents and grandparents, too.
The fun starts even before you go inside; look what greeted us on the outside wall- a carrot garden with a bunny, robin, and mice.
WOW, WORLD OF HEALTH
Of course, my favorite part was the Kids Clinic, sponsored by the Children’s Hospital of Colorado . Signs describing the various rooms and activites are written in English and Spanish.
“How tall are you?”
Exhibits to show kids the bones and other parts of the body.
WOW! Children’s Museum is dedicated to engaging children and families in creative learning experiences. This bright, colorful, interactive museum is in Lafayette, Colorado, near Denver.
WOW! plays a critical role in our community by providing informal play experiences in a safe and educational environment.
We offer a variety of program formats to meet the diverse needs of our community – from drop-in programs for children as young as 2 years old to outreach programs at local schools.
Within our Museum walls, children explore exhibits about a variety of subjects, including STREAM, art, music, dance, theater and practical life.
We connect children to caregivers, families to families, and people to the place we live. By working with local musicians, artists, educators, and storytellers, we’re connecting children with the rich resources available in our community, and helping teach them about their world.
WOW!’s mission is to serve the entire community by providing a quality Museum experience for children and families of all backgrounds and abilities.
Our Sensory Friendly Playtime is designed especially for children with autism or sensory processing disorders and their families. The Museum turns down sounds and lights on exhibits, provides special adaptive equipment like weighted vests and headphones, and has an occupational therapist at the event as a resource for families.”
exploring the HEART of health and fun at WOW! Children’s Museum
I’ve enjoyed sharing some of the fun I had with my youngest grandchild and his parents on a much anticipated visit. We had planned a trip several months ago but it was cancelled on account of COVID. Thank God they all recovered; parents were vaccinated but he of course was not. We are thankful that the vaccine is now approved for kids his age.
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