Baby & Me Sign Language
9:15 - 10 a.m.
* Registration is for one session only; you will need to register for each session you wish to attend.
Your baby has a lot to say! Come learn baby sign language together
every Thursday morning by a trained instructor. Each week, we will build
on the previous lesson, so come prepared to grow your knowledge in sign
language. Free to all Members and Non-Members. Museum admission is not
included. Limited availability for each session. One adult per child
is required. Participation in each
session is recommended.
Visit the museum's YouTube channel to see videos of some of the signs taught in class!
*Cancellation Policy: Due to limited capacity, the museum requires a
cancellation notice at least 48 hours in advance of the session. To
cancel your session, please call 402.342.6164 (ages 6 weeks - 18 months)
Jumpstart's Read For The Record Story Time
Thursday, October 27
Join us for Jumpstart's Read for the Record on Thursday morning in the Family Discovery Room inside the museum's Imagination Playground! We will be reading "The Bear Ate Your Sandwich" by Julia Sarcone-Roach. Every child attending the story time will receive a copy of the book to take home.
Volunteers will be reading in classrooms throughout the community, as well. Celebrity guest reader, Tom Schmitt with The Daily Nonpareil, will read to a preschool class at the Council Bluffs YMCA. Other readers will be in classrooms at Downtown Family YMCA, Completely KIDS, Child Saving Institute, Nelson Mandela Elementary School, Rue Elementary School, Kreft Elementary School, and Saint Margaret Mary Elementary School.
Jumpstart's Read for the Record is a national early education organization that is leveling the playing field so that all children are ready for kindergarten. Around the country on Oct. 27, children and adults will gather to learn, laugh, and read the same book as part of the world’s largest shared reading experience.
Jumpstart's Read For The Record is included with museum admission.
Healthy Trick or Treat Night
Thursday, October 27
5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Get out your costumes early and join us for Healthy Trick or Treat Night, sponsored by Oriental Trading Company and with healthy food provided by Costco. Collect healthy treats for kids at various stations, get your picture taken with characters, and have a fun and safe night at the museum!
Healthy Trick or Treat Nights are included with regular museum admission and are FREE to members.
Yoga with Youngins
9:15 - 10 a.m.
November 2, 9, 16
Grab your youngin and meet us on the mat for a peaceful and calming yoga session at Omaha Children’s Museum. A certified children’s yoga instructor will join us at OCM to teach yoga to children, ages 6 weeks to 18 months, (and their special adult) in a fun, relaxed and positive atmosphere that allows each child and adult to find peace and harmony within themselves.
This class is FREE, but requires registration online as space is very limited. Click on date above to register.
Free to all Members and Non-Members. Museum admission is not included. Limited availability for each session. Ages 6 weeks - 18 months. One adult per child is required. Must bring personal yoga mats. Mats are not provided.
*Cancellation Policy: Due to limited capacity, the museum requires a cancellation notice at least 48 hours in advance of the yoga session. To cancel your session, please call 402.342.6164.
First Wednesday of each month
Local leaders visit the museum to read stories about their profession to the museum’s youngest guests. Plus, a book will be signed by the leader reader and given to one lucky child in attendance. This program is sponsored by Bellevue University.
November 2: Opera Omaha
December 7: Bellevue University, accompanied by Bruin Bear
Leader Reader Story Time is included with museum admission.
First Friday Family Date Night - Dapper Dandy Night
Friday, November 4
5 to 8 p.m.
The museum stays open late on the first Friday of the month all winter
long! Join us for Dapper Dandy Night on Friday, Nov. 4 - we'll be
dressed in our most dapper outfits for a dance party, photo booth fun,
and a 1950s drive-in theater experience in our theater. Be sure to bring
a hat for our silly Hats Off To You Parade, too!
First Friday Family Date Nights are included with regular museum admission and are FREE to members.
Milk And Cookies With Santa
Saturday, November 26
6 to 8 p.m.
Join us for an after-hours special event for families! Milk and Cookies with Santa is a magical night that includes our Santa Show, holiday crafts, milk & hot chocolate, and cookies with Santa and his special friends. Children will get the chance to talk with Santa one-on-one.
Tickets to Milk and Cookies with Santa are available now, and are $15 per person for members and $25 per person for non-members. Purchase tickets online here
, in person at the museum, or by phone at 402-342-6164.