Discover the Southern Museum through Your Child’s Eyes
oung children are born with a built-in curiosity that grows with them in the early years. They are fascinated with components of their environment that we learn to take for granted – lights, shadow, colors, movement, shapes, and designs. Everything is extraordinary to the eyes, ears, and hands of a young child! The Southern Museum provides a unique environment for you and your
child to enjoy together. Introducing children to a museum experience at a young age can provide a foundation for future learning. Let your child’s natural sense of wonder and curiosity guide them in discovering the extraordinary objects they would not come into contact with in their everyday world. Look at artwork and artifacts through a child’s eyes – find colors and shapes,
By Judy Parker, Early Childhood Educator
discuss an object’s purpose and where it could be found, compare the objects to familiar objects in their world. You will be amazed at what your child will discover, and what you will experience while discovering the world through a child’s eyes, ears, and other senses!
Run the Great Locomotive Race!
njoy a morning of fun and fitness for the whole family at the Kennesaw Museum Foundation’s first Great Locomotive Race in downtown Kennesaw September 12. The festivities will include a tot trot, 1K family fun run, a 5K race, inflatables, face painting, and more. All proceeds will benefit the Kennesaw Museum Foundation, that supports the Southern Museum. The race will start on Main Street and end in front of the Southern Museum. Runners of all ages and abilities are encouraged to
participate, and every participant will have free admission to the Museum for the day. Plus, stay downtown for the annual “Taste of Kennesaw” festival, which begins shortly after the race. To register, please visit www.greatlocomotiverace.com.
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Enjoy a Night Out at the Southern Museum • Exhibit Tells Stories of American Indian Code Talkers