Madison Children’s Museum: Visit for Winter Wonder Week Dec. 30 – Jan.4

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Visit Madison Children’s Museum for Winter Wonder Week Dec. 30 – Jan.4

MADISON, Wis. (December 10, 2013) – Celebrate Wisconsin’s cold-weather season by visiting Madison Children’s Museum during Winter Wonder Week, December 30-January 4.

Chill out on the Rooftop Ramble and experiment with sounds produced by dry ice and melting ice; build ice sculptures in Urb Garden; use science and math to engineer one-of-a-kind snowflakes; and enjoy a Winter Tea Party featuring teas from around the world in the Rooftop Clubhouse!

Sponsored in part by The Great Dane Pub & Brewing Company, MCM will offer a unique lineup of events for all ages each day.

Winter Wonder Week Programs:

Monday, December 30: 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Winter Writers Registered Camp (8-12 years, runs through January 3); 1-3 p.m., Drop-in Ice Music Lab (all ages); 1-2 p.m., Tie Dyed T-shirt Registered Workshop (ages 6 & up)

Tuesday, December 31: 10-11 a.m., Drop-in Ice Sculptures (birth-5 years); 1-2 p.m. Needle Felting Registered Workshop (ages 6 & up)

Wednesday, January 1: No programming, MCM is closed

Thursday, January 2: 1-3 p.m., Drop-in Animals in Winter (all ages)

Friday, January 3: 10-11 a.m., Drop-in Snowflake Engineering (all ages)

Saturday, January 4: noon-2 p.m., Drop-in Winter Tea Party (all ages)

Please note drop-in programs are free with museum admission and do not require registration. The registration deadline for all registered workshops is Monday, December 23. The registration deadline for the Winter Writers Camp is Friday, December 27. Visit for details.

Madison Children’s Museum: Founded in 1980, Madison Children’s Museum (MCM) is an award-winning organization whose hands-on exhibits and programs celebrate and encourage children’s imaginations and the power of play as the cornerstone of learning. MCM is a proud recipient of the 2011 National Medal for Museum Service form the Institute of Museum and Library Services. To learn more about MCM, including a fact sheet and detailed exhibit descriptions, please visit our website. To download photos for media use, please visit our Flickr page.