Mix it Up with Shadow Puppets

Kidzu Children's Museum 201 S. Estes Drive, Chapel Hill

On Saturdays, very special guests bring their expertise to the Makery. We’ll meet local artists, scientists and makers. Come perform with us! Head into the Makery as we continue our month long celebration of light as we Mix It Up with SHIMMER: The Art of Light Festival and Shadow Puppets! Design your own unique shadow […]

Free

School’s Out Camp

Kidzu Children's Museum 201 S. Estes Drive, Chapel Hill

The kids are off for a teacher workday, but you’re still expected at the office! We’ve got you covered! During each day, your child will engage with other school-age children, while creating and tinkering in our Maker Space, performing in our Forest Theater, and playing and exploring in our exhibit. You won’t want your children […]

$45

Music Makers

Kidzu Children's Museum 201 S. Estes Drive, Chapel Hill

Music MAKERS invites children and their families to explore the music they love!  We will study various musical instruments, learn songs, and build our own instruments to take home. Register for the whole series for $35 or pay per class. January 25th: Don't miss this epic performance on the Kidzu Stage! Music Makers take the Forest Theatre […]

$10

Mix it Up with Andy Berner + LED Constellations

Kidzu Children's Museum 201 S. Estes Drive, Chapel Hill

On Saturdays, very special guests bring their expertise to the Makery. We’ll meet local artists, scientists and makers. Light up the Makery as we Mix It Up with SHIMMER: The Art of Light and festival artist Andy Berner. Work alongside the artist as we create LED constellations and then head into our darkroom to watch […]

Free

STEAM’D Up

Kidzu Children's Museum 201 S. Estes Drive, Chapel Hill

Embrace your artistic creativity while engaging in educational activities inspired by science, technology, engineering, art, mathematics, and design (STEAM’D). This drop-in program is designed for older children - ages 8 and up. Included with museum admission.

Free

Storytime

Kidzu Children's Museum 201 S. Estes Drive, Chapel Hill

Imaginations run wild hearing stories of far off lands, wacky characters, friendships and fairytales. Each themed storytime includes an activity, craft or song. Themes change weekly, so if you miss storytime on Tuesday, join us for the same adventure on Friday. Perfect for toddlers and preschoolers! Included with museum admission.

Free

Fam Jam

Kidzu Children's Museum 201 S. Estes Drive, Chapel Hill

Kick off the weekend and celebrate with Kidzu's Fam(ily) Jam!  Get your hearts PUMPIN' and your bodies MOVIN' and GROOVIN'. Live music performances include an array of Kidzu's own talented artists along with a few surprises.  Perfect for toddlers, preschoolers and their families. Free with museum admission.

Free

Mix it Up with NCSU AR Sandbox Scientists

Kidzu Children's Museum 201 S. Estes Drive, Chapel Hill

Did you know that you can sculpt mountains, dig out a valley, and make it rain using light? Come celebrate one of the world's coolest inventions as we Mix It Up with NC State University's Center for Aquatic Ecology as we learn to use The Augmented Reality Sandbox. We invite you to put on your thinking […]

Free

MUSEUM CLOSED – Field Trips Only

Kidzu Children's Museum 201 S. Estes Drive, Chapel Hill

Kidzu is closed to the public on Mondays but does host field trips! Interested in booking a field trip? Contact Katie Hudson at 919-933-1455 or hudson@kidzuchildrensmuseum.org

Kids in the Kitchen

Kidzu Children's Museum 201 S. Estes Drive, Chapel Hill

Designed for those who can’t get enough of stirring, whisking and decorating! Your little ones will love popping on an apron and exploring the magic of cooking! A $10 material fee is required for this program and is designed for ages 3-9. This Month’s Inspiration: Edible Crafts! February 7th: Edible Play-Dough February 14th: Chocolate Roses February 21th: […]

$10

Bites and Bytes: Exploring the Science of Valentine’s Day

Kidzu Children's Museum 201 S. Estes Drive, Chapel Hill

Program Description What makes Valentine's Day special? Is it the food? The valentines? The joy of sharing with others? Kidzu is celebrating all three! Join us for our drop in "bites" and "bytes" projects as we make chocolate covered pretzel sticks and LED-lit valentines for you to take home! Make a bite or a byte for […]

$5

Makery Masterpieces

Kidzu Children's Museum 201 S. Estes Drive, Chapel Hill

Makery Masterpieces is now offered the 2nd Friday of each month from 4:00-5:00pm in conjunction with the Artwalk in downtown Chapel Hill. Celebrate the SHIMMER and SHINE of Valentine's Day and winter in Makery Masterpiece at our all-new monthly program! Test your hand at the special techniques of American artist, Keith Haring and English artist, […]

$10

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