PEM February School Vacation Week

PEM has a great lineup for kids and families during February Vacation!

Looking for stuff to do during February Vacation on the North Shore? Peabody Essex Museum has a fabulous line-up of fun activities, performances and films for kids and families celebrating the many different ways that people play around the world all week long! Make a marble, see the amazing things you can do with just a yo yo, play a game of giant Jenga, solve abstract magnetized puzzles and and explore the museum to find even more experiences that will keep minds engaged and hands busy during school break!

Daily Activities

  • Drop-in-Art Activities
    • 10am - 4pm in the Atrium and east India Marine Hall
    • Stack a Jenga tower as tall as you are
    • Dance on giant piano keys
    • Create some big words on our oversized Scrabble board
  • Games Around the World
    • 10am - 4pm in Assorted Galleries
  • Abstract Magnetic Puzzles
    • 10:30am - 1pm in the Atrium

Monday, February 18, 2013

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

  • Activity
    • Make Your Own Marble Machine
      • 1-4pm in the Bartlett Gallery
      • For Families with Children Ages 6 and up
  • Performance
    • Yo Yo People [video below]
      • 11am & 1:30pm in Morse Auditorium
      • Who would have thought you could make an entire show out of yo-yos? This husband and wife duo bring back that nostalgic toy, reminding you of old favorite tricks such as Walk the Dog and Rock the Baby, then amazing you with new and bizarre tricks, such as Boingy-Boingy and Iron Whip.
      • For families with kids ages 5 and up
      • Reservations by February 15

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Thursday, February 21, 2013

Friday, February 22, 2013

Yo Yo People

Motoko Award Winning Japanese Storytelling

High Energy Juggling

Alice in Wonderland Movie Trailer

Jumanji Movie Trailer

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Monday, February 18, 2013 - Friday, February 22, 2013 10am - 5pm
Included with Museum Admission