Stepping Stones Museum for Children Host Storybook Pajama Party, 5/2
Throw on the most comfy and cozy set of pajamas and head over to Stepping Stones Museum for Children from 6:00 - 8:30 pm. on Friday, May 2 for a special evening Storybook Pajama Party, featuring Eric Carle's "The Very Hungry Caterpillar."
Stepping Stones is excited to bring "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" to the museum for the first time as 2014 marks the 45th anniversary of the release of this classic children's tale. By the time attendees of the event travel home "by the light of the moon" at the evening's end, each child will be fulfilled by the smorgasbord of play-filled fun and ready for the warm "cocoon" of his or her bed.
The museum's second Storybook Pajama Party of 2014 will be "stuffed" with family fun. Not only will everyone get to sit in for story times with "The Very Hungry Caterpillar," but they'll also get to take photos with a life-sized version of the caterpillar with the voracious appetite. There will be a tremendous number of Hungry Caterpillar-themed crafts and activities as everyone celebrates his metamorphosis from 'hungry caterpillar' to 'beautiful butterfly.'
Pajama party guests can make a days-of-the-week calendar or construct a colorful chrysalis that would make the Hungry Caterpillar proud. They can dress up like a fruit or leaf and crawl through a caterpillar tube or free play with butterfly wings. Guests can use their imagination to design brilliantly bright, butterfly wings or create a collage in the style that Carle uses to illustrate his books. They can also make a necklace that will resemble the trail of foodstuffs left behind in the wake of the Hungry Caterpillar's seven-day eating binge.
If a moment of peace and quiet is what guests seek, they can snuggle up with a number of other Eric Carle stories in the cocoon of the special bedtime story corner. The evening will wrap up with a musical Fly Away Home Parade throughout the entire museum.