Family Festival: Election Day

Date/Time

Nov 6, 2018
09:00 AM until 05:15 PM

Description

Kids meet candidates, weigh the options, fill out a ballot, and cast a vote. Each of the toy candidates will be on hand for playing in order to learn, debate their merits, and make an informed decision. The day will also feature other civic-themed activities, including the chance to write a postcard to elected officials. Write your thoughts, and the venue will send them in.

Celebrate Election Day: Kid’s Choice
10 AM –12 PM & 1–3 PM
Hamilton Hall, Main Level
Cast your vote for the 2018 Please Touch Kid’s Choice Toy!  Our Polls are open from Polls 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. & 1– 3: p.m. in Hamilton Hall.

Discovery Zone: Meet the Candidates
10 AM –3 PM
Hamilton Hall, Main Level
All Ages with adult caregiver
Meet the toys featured in the election.  Each toy will be on hand for play in order to learn, debate their merits, and make an informed decision.

Creative Arts Studio: Letters to Elected Officials
11–3 PM
Creative Arts Studio, Lower Level
All Ages with adult caregiver
Elected officials work for the people and they need to hear how you feel. Explore some of Philadelphia’s leaders and tell them what you think. 

Strolling Puppet Tour: Speak Up!
3:30-4 pm
Hamilton Hall, Main Level
Ages: 4+ with adult caregiver
Join a museum educator and strolling puppet for a kid-friendly debate of the 2018 Kids' Choice Candidates.

End of the Day Patriotic Parade
4:30- 4:45 pm
Hamilton Hall, Main Level
All ages with adult caregiver

Join a musical parade to celebrate your day of play and the announcement of the 2018 Kids' Choice winner.

 

Cost

$19

Location

View map Please Touch Museum
4231 Avenue of the Republic
Philadelphia, PA

Additional Information

Phone

215-581-3181

Contact email

jcjordan@pleasetouchmuseum.org

Location:

PA - Philadelphia

Free Event?:

FREE with admission

Approximate Cost Range Per Person:

$11-$19 per person

Pre-Register?:

No registration needed

Ages:

Elementary School Age,Toddlers & Preschoolers,Babies & Infants

We make every effort to ensure the accuracy of this information. However, you should always call ahead to confirm dates, times, location, and other information.

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