February is Black History Month, and we’re spotlighting some of our favorite Black authors during Story & Craft with a KidLit in Color collaboration! Curated by authors Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow, Alliah L.
WE ARE OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK! We are so excited to welcome all of you back for open play inside our museum (with some extra safety precautions in place)! Check out WEEKLY EVENTS for our updated programming line-up. READ MORE
Join us every Monday for Mindful Mondays! We’ve partnered with Little Renegades to bring you a weekly program aimed at introducing kids to breathing exercises, sensory awareness, stretching, mantras, and easy meditations. READ MORE
Our much anticipated mini series, Story & Craft: Trailblazers is online! Episodes will be available on-demand at socalkids.org/story-and-craft or on our IGTV @socalkidsmuseum. Let us introduce your children to amazing trailblazers in a variety of fields like Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Greta Thunberg, Kamala Harris, Ibtihaj Muhammad and Ethel Payne, and then follow along on an activity or craft. READ MORE
We stand for inclusion. We stand for justice. We are conscious of the pain in our community. As an organization, we want to support our children and families to have conversations about race and racism. READ MORE
We have worked hard over the past several years and are incredibly excited to announce the Wild California exhibit IS NOW OPEN! We are grateful to this community for helping us bring our collective vision to life and remain committed to our mission of cultivating a child’s wonder, stimulating curiosity, and motivating learning through interactive exhibits, creative experiences and dramatic play, all while promoting the diversity of Southern California. READ MORE