Win one of 10 family passes to Imaginosity, Dublin Children's Museum
Imaginosity, Dublin Children's Museum, is one of the most popular family days out in Ireland and we have teamed up with yourdaysout.com to give ten lucky readers free family passes.
Imaginosity is Ireland's only interactive children's museum (based in Sandyford, Dublin 18) for the under 9's and is dedicated to children's success, hosting three floors of interactive educationally designed exhibits that children can navigate at their own pace.
There are a myriad of rich interactive experiences to engage in; from meeting the Eco Badger up on the roof garden (weather permitting!), and learning about how the unique 'green' building works, to making your way up the Climber past the Wizard's Lair and the Rocket Ship to Rapunzel's Castle, to working in the Supermarket, building in the Construction Zone or performing in the In-House Theatre.
Imaginosity also offer seasonal activities, creative camps, parent & toddler activities and educational DPSM workshops. Visit their website www.imaginosity.ie for details on Halloween activities, the upcoming Witches and Wizards Mid-Term Camp (for kids aged 4-8) and Science Week which takes place in November.
Visitors can supplement their learning and creative experience at Imaginosity by taking part in one of their daily interactive workshops. Children and families can engage in science, theatre, art, engineering, health and environmental workshops that take place within every session daily.
Imaginosity is proud to continually create a diverse, educational, fun myriad of programmes suitable for children of all abilities. With each of their exhibits and programmes designed for children and the grown ups in their lives, you are bound to have plenty of fun, as you play and explore together when you visit Imaginosity! Visit www.imaginosity.ie
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WHAT'S ON THIS AUTUMN AT IMAGINOSITY, DUBLIN CHILDREN'S MUSEUM......
With the kids all settled back into school and autumn well and truly upon us, parents thoughts turn to Halloween, the upcoming mid-term break and even Christmas! Imaginosity have been busy making lots of fun seasonal plans for the next few months to keep the kids busy and entertained!
GET SPOOKY AND CELEBRATE WITH IMAGINOSITY THIS HALLOWEEN, AND HELP US RAISE MONEY FOR TEMPLE STREET CHILDREN'S MUSEUM
This Halloween Imaginosity kick off their frightful celebrations with a very special after hours 'Trick or Treat for Temple Street' Halloween Spooktacular which takes place on Friday 28th October from 5.30-7.30pm. Alongside exploring Dublin's only interactive children's museum, visitors will be treated to a Halloween Disco, Spooky Storytime, Halloween Games, Superhero Meet and Greet and a monster raffle at this unmissable event. Limited tickets are available for the event and go on sale each Friday during October from 9.30am, by calling 01-2176130.
ALL proceeds from the night will go directly to Temple Street Children's Hospital. From 28th – 31st October there will be lots of additional spooky going's on at Imaginosity to keep the kids entertained, visit www.imaginosity.ie for further information.
WITCHES AND WIZARDS MID-TERM CAMP
This mid-term Imaginosity will be celebrating the wonderfully mystical world of 'Witches & Wizards' with a fun-filled 4 day kids camp which will run from 1st-4th November. Imaginosity's Camp Team are looking for trainee Witches & Wizards to join them and explore their mystical realm in this fun-filled camp. Camp runs for 4-6 year olds (9.00-1.00pm €100) and for 7-8 year olds (9.00-2.30pm €115) and children will also get the chance to explore Imaginosity's 3 floors and 18 educational interactive exhibits with daily supervised play on the museum floor.
To book your child's camp place call 01-2176130.
SCIENCE WEEK AT IMAGINOSITY
13th-20th November is National Science Week, and as part of Imaginosity's commitment to Primary & S.T.E.A.M education, are proud to be part of #ScienceRising this National Science Week with a programme of school workshops, and visitor activities exploring the wonder of SCIENCE. Join them for their interactive children's workshops to explore the Science behind '3....2......1 BLAST OFF' in this unique exploration of chemistry, physics and engineering. Science Week workshops take place at Imaginosity from 13th-20th November and can be booked online at www.imaginosity.ie.
Each month Imaginosity host a series of in-house workshops, arts & craft sessions, music & movement and drama & story-telling sessions, which follow the month's special theme. Upcoming themes over the next 3 months include:-
OCTOBER: Is Mischief and Mystery month, and visitors will be secretly invited to join workshops including; 'Make your Own Magnifying Glass', 'Treasure Hunts', 'Laser Beam Obstacle Courses' to name a few and practise their investigative skills!
NOVEMBER: Will be Rocket Science month in celebration of National Science Week, workshops will include lots of hands-on creation and Rocket exploration.
DECEMBER: Imaginosity will be getting into the festive spirit celebrating Candy Cane Lane month, with a host of festive storytelling, Candy Cane Arts & Crafts and much more!
AFTER SCHOOL @ IMAGINOSITY
Imaginosity have launched a new programme of after-school classes to keep the kids entertained in a fun, engaging and educational choice of classes for children aged from 5-9 years of age.
Classes include: 'Hola Exploradores' where children will learn basic Spanish using fun and unique language teaching methods, helping children develop a love for a new language.
'Artful Exploration' which focuses on children exploring their love for art, learning new skills, and encouraging all forms of artistic expression.
'Curiosity Class' follows a different theme each week, allowing children to get a taste of everything Imaginosity has to offer, from Science & Engineering to Drama, Art and Movement. Enrolment for term 2 (starting January 2017) is now open, and classes are priced at €100 per child, per class.
To book your child's place call 01-2176130, or log onto www.imaginosity.ie for more class information.
MUSEUM EXPLORATION AND PLAYTIME AT IMAGINOSITY
Imaginosity, Dublin Children's Museum is back to term time opening hours, 7 days a week from September (Monday 1.30-5.30pm, Tuesday-Friday 9.30am-5.30pm, Saturday & Sunday 10am-6pm.) During busy sessions, Imaginosity operate a timed-ticketing system, which guarantees you a 2 hour visit in the museum at set times, allowing plenty of time to explore and enjoy the full 18 interactive exhibits built over three floors. Advanced booking is strongly recommended for all special events, monthly workshops and summer holiday visits, and can be made online at www.imaginosity.ie or by calling 01-2176130/33 (please note admission cannot be guaranteed without an advance booking). During mid-term break Imaginosity will be open Monday from 9.30-5.30pm.