Special Program: Lessons from Dr. King and our Civil Rights leaders 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
In this special reader’s theatre program, kids will learn about key leaders who took part in the 1960s Civil Rights movement – many of whom marched alongside Dr. Martin Luther King Jr! Activities include dressing up in clothes from that time period, listening to tales of the leaders’ lives and accomplishments and more!
Special Program: I have a Dream… Noon
Little ones are invited to experience a Children’s Museum of Atlanta tradition when Imaginator Jerry G. White recites Dr. Martin Luther King’s famous “I Have a Dream” speech. Jerry’s rendition of the iconic speech encourages adults and children to continue King’s vision in their own communities.
Special Story Time 3 p.m.
Families can gather around as the Imaginators read “We All Love Pancakes” by Jennifer Greevy, illustrated by Jesse Mader to highlight the similarities among us and the importance of appreciating each other’s differences.
Art Studio 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Children can visit the Art Studio to create their very own paper dove – a symbol that signifies love, peace, and unity – key objectives of Dr. King’s vision and legacy.
Build It Lab 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Dr. King worked tirelessly toward his dream of equality in the United States and will always be remembered for his efforts. Kids are encouraged to express their own dream in the Build It Lab by creating a dream mobile using wood and various craft materials.