At the Cayton Museum, they believe in the power of playful learning. As a non-profit organization, their mission is to enrich the lives of children and their families, build stronger communities, and create a better world through the transformative power of play. With a 30-year history of values-based education (previously known as the Zimmer Children's Museum) they're committed to nurturing children from all backgrounds and abilities to become active citizens of the world, fostering experiential learning and creative expression within museum and beyond through community programs.
Cayton Children's Museum offers over 20,000 square feet of interactive exhibits and games just a few blocks from the Pacific Ocean in the heart of Santa Monica. Designed for children aged 0 to 8 and their families, the team put in a bid of a diverse calendar of art and culture events, including public programs, festivals, camps, classes, and workshops. Don't miss out on this exciting opportunity to learn through play and exploration!
What Benefits of Playing?
Some of the world's most famous scientists recognize the value of play in promoting positive change. Here are just a few of the benefits that games can bring: Improved academic performance:
- Studies show that games can boost academic achievement by promoting critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
- Expanded horizons: Games can expose us to new ideas, cultures, and perspectives, expanding our understanding of the world.
- Development in a changing world: In a world that is constantly evolving, play helps children develop the skills they need to adapt and thrive.
- Valuable life skills: Games can help foster important life skills such as teamwork, communication, and creativity.
- Economic benefits: The gaming industry is a major contributor to the economy, creating jobs and driving innovation.
Consider incorporating games into your everyday life to unlock these benefits and more.
So, if you've been looking for a new breath of learning, try joining Cayton. As a member of Cayton, you'll have access to a wide range of exhibits, events, and activities that are perfect for the whole family. And, if you join this month, you can enjoy a discount of up to $60 off your membership! They can't wait to see you there!
In addition, you can shop online at museumstore.caytonmuseum.org or visit their Museum Store at 395 Santa Monica Place, Suite 374 for a carefully selected assortment of books, toys, puzzles, art kits, and games. Every purchase you make goes towards supporting the Cayton's mission.