The Childrens Museum of Atlanta Unveils March Programming Schedule

The month of March brings with it the entrance of spring and a host of activities to celebrate the season and all its beauty. The Children's Museum of Atlanta has a plethora of programming and activities for the special little ones in your life. Read on to get a sneak peak of what they have in store, as well as times and ticket prices. Get to "marching!" March is marching onward, and The Children's Museum of Atlanta invites families to experience a full month of PLAY! From the feature Sonic Sensation exhibit to Holidays Around the World , children can enjoy exciting, hands-on learning opportunities to spark their imagination through the power of play. Below is a schedule of exhibit information and special programming for March 2014. Feature Exhibit: Sonic Sensation : Now - June 1, 2014 Listen up! The newest exhibit at The Children's Museum of Atlanta invites families to sound off on a multi-sensory adventure!

This new, highly engaging exhibit offers a fun and informative opportunity for children to understand the anatomy, measurement and science of sound. The exhibit features a variety of interactive, hands-on activities for children to see, feel and hear sound. Visitors can experiment with pitch, test their listening skills, make a movie soundtrack and much more! As children engage with multiple learning stations throughout the exhibit, they will discover key listening skills through the science of sound and hearing. Daily Programming during Sonic Sensation (Through June 1 ): Laugh and Learn Mondays and Saturdays at 10:30 a.m.; Sundays at 11:00 a.m. Children can join Mr. Echo, the Tone Ranger and F.M. Radio as they name that noise, become a sound wave and learn how sound travels through their ears and into their brains! Mini-Musical: Sounds Off Mondays and Tuesdays at 11:30 a.m.; Thursdays and Fridays at 11:00 a.m.; Saturdays at 11:00 a.m. (and 3:00 p.m. on February 1 & 29); Sundays at 12:00 p.m. Written by Derek Ratliff, music by Ryan Flanders Aliens, acting as ambassadors from the planet Soundsoff, visit Earth to prepare their species to live in harmony with the humans.

Upon their arrival the Aliens decide planet Earth is much too noisy for habitation. It becomes their mission to remove all sound from planet Earth. Human rock star, DJ, must stop them. Will DJ be able to convince the Aliens to keep sound on the planet before their Chief Commander, the mysterious X, comes to Earth? Both DJ and the aliens learn great lessons about protecting your hearing and the importance of sound along the way. Puppet Show: A Trip To The Farm SOUNDS Good To Me Saturdays at 1:00 p.m. Written by Trevor Winfield Goble Are you ready for a moovalous adventure? Join new friends Casey and Taylor as they discover the strange and mysterious animals that live on the farm. What are they saying to each other? If you put on your listening ears, you'll be able to hear the answers! Craft: Make A Sticker Shekere Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday at 1:00 pm Have you ever seen a shekere from Africa? It is a beautiful musical instrument made from a dried gourd that is shaken, tossed or moved from hand to hand creating wonderful rhythms and songs.

Make your own shekere out of a recycled milk jug with stickers as beads and play along with any African or uptempo music Music and Movement: Soundscape Sundays at 2:00 p.m. While listening to sounds, children can join an Imaginator and use their bodies to grow into the thing that makes that sound! Music and Movement: Sonic Sensation Dance Sensation Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 2:00 p.m. Children can join an Imaginator and let their listening sensation get them dancing to music from the 1920's to 2000's! Storytime: Do You Hear What I Hear? Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday at 3:00 p.m. Saturday at 4:00 p.m. Join an Imaginator and listen to the delightful story The Worst Day of My Life Ever! by Julia Cook and Kelsey DeWeerd.