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The Children’s Museum of Houston will host Sensory Friendly Day celebrating NanoDays™.  Sensory Friendly Day, which will be held on April 4, is an opportunity for kids with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and sensory processing differences to explore the Museum.

Doors will be closed to the public.  There will be no music and sound-reducing headphones will be available.  Outside food and drinks will be allowed (Fresh Café will be closed).

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SPECIAL EVENTS/ACTIVITIES:

  • Music Therapy Activities:  Groove to therapeutic music in Tree Top. Sign up at Info Booth.
  • Obstacle Course:  Race through a fun and challenging obstacle course in PowerPlay.
  • Hands-On Specialists:  Engage in activities with Board Certified Speech Pathologists and Behavior Analysts.
  • Stained Glass Windows: Create a “stained-glass” window using contact paper and colored tissue paper at Alexander Art Academy.
  • Exploring Structures of Butterflies: Explore how butterfly wings get their color
  • Story Time and American Sign Language: Immerse in a story and let your hands do the talking at Parent Resource Library.
  • BASF Kids’ Lab – Playful Polymers: Learn how polymers form long chains of molecules.

Event Times:  11 a.m. to noon; 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in Celebrations.

 The Children’s Museum of Houston is located at 1500 Binz St.

HOURS/COST:

  • SENSORY FRIENDLY DAY SPECIAL HOURS:  10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Special Sensory Friendly Day Admission:  $5 per person.  Children under one and Museum Members receive free admission.
  • Pre-registration required.  Please contact Lydia Dungus at ldungus@cmhouston.org or call (713) 535-7238 to make a reservation.
  • For more information, visit www.cmhouston.org or call (713) 522-1138.