MAMC Atlanta Activities, March 2-8


Lots of low-cost, cerebral fun abounds around Atlanta this week, March 2-8. The Children’s Museum will make learning fun on March 7 for Home School Day. Likewise, on Monday, March 6 the Georgia Aquarium hosts its monthly Toddler Time program that features a light snack, craft activity, story time, a live animal encounter AND a view of the beautiful Beluga whales.

If you have or know a little one on the Autism Spectrum or with a sensory processing disorder, you should check out Sensory Friendly Saturday at the Children’s Museum on March 4th. Its a very special day for our special little ones to enjoy the museum in peace.

Share pictures of you with your crew enjoying family friendly fun in Atlanta with the hashtag #MAMCintheCity, we can’t wait to see what you get into this week!

Music Time @ Champion Kids
March 2, 9:45-10:30 AM
Champion Kids, 1465 Canton Road, Suite 100, Marietta, Georgia 30066
$4/Per child (Music Time only)
$10/Per child (Music & Play)

Come join Ms. Niki while your little ones wiggle and dance! Enjoy dancing to your favorite songs while playing with shakers, beanbags, scarves and sticks. All ages welcome and no reservation required! Located inside the White Hawk Office Park. Click here for more info.

Home School Fridays @ Booth Western Art Museum
March 3, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
Booth Art Academy, 1 North Gilmer Street, Cartersville, GA 30120
$10.00 for Members/$12.00 for Non-Members
Students age 7 – 12 years of age join instructor Mersia Martin in exploring a variety of mediums and techniques in these classes for home school students. Students take home a completed art project at the end of each class. Classes meet the first Friday of the month. For more information and to register, click here.

Sensory Friendly Saturday @ the Children’s Museum of Atlanta
March 4, 9:00 – 10:00 AM
Children’s Museum of Atlanta, 275 Centennial Olympic Park Dr. NW, Atlanta, GA 30313
$5 per person or FREE for members

The first Saturday of every month, families with kids with sensory disorders are invited to enjoy the Children’s Museum. The Museum will open at 9 AM for families with children on the autism spectrum or children with sensory processing disorders. Sensory Friendly Saturdays include a sensory modified setting, limited admission and sound and lighting adjustments.
***Space is limited so reserve your spot early. Call the reservation line at 404-527-3693 or click here to purchase tickets online.***

Full Circle Farm Sanctuary Tour
March 5, 2:30 PM
Full Circle Farm Sanctuary, 961 White House Parkway, Warm Springs, Georgia 31830
Adults $12; Children 12 and under $ 8; Children 2 and under FREE

Quite a bit OTP, but well worth the drive if your little one loves animals! Come tour our beautiful new sanctuary located here in lovely Warm Springs, GA! Meet a variety of rescued resident animals including cows, pigs, chickens, emus, goats, sheep, ducks, geese, llamas, alpacas, rabbits, guinea fowl, turkeys, dogs and cats. Taste some delicious vegan food samples and browse our selection of merchandise. Tour begins at 2:30 PM sharp and lasts until 5:30 PM so please be at our front gate by 2:15 PM. In extreme weather, such as overwhelming heat, threatening thunderstorms or ice/snow, tour may be canceled, tour time may be adjusted, and the duration of tour may be shortened. For more info, click here.

Toddler Time @ Georgia Aquarium
March 6, 10-11:30 AM
Georgia Aquarium,
$8/person for members; $10/person) for non-members

Take a ‘dip’ into Georgia Aquarium with your toddler, without the time or cost commitment of our General Admission ticket. Bring your little one on a fun and educational adventure in Georgia Aquarium’s Oceans Ballroom with views of beluga whales or whale sharks and manta rays. During each 1.5 hour experience, children will meet and learn about an approachable animal during a special introduction to marine life, enjoy a costumed character appearance, story time, craft activities and a small snack. Each adult and child must have a paid ticket to attend. Cost does not include Aquarium Admission. Click here to purchase tickets.

Home School Day @ Children’s Museum
March 7, 1-4 PM
Children’s Museum of Atlanta, 275 Centennial Olympic Park Dr. NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30313
$10 for non-member children; $5 for member children; Adults are FREE

Home School Days are designed for the unique educational needs of home school students who will spend an afternoon enjoying facilitated activities and workshops. Perfect for grade levels K through 4th, the Home School Day activities teach important concepts including math, science, language arts and social studies. Click here to register or call 404.527.3693.

Story time at Barnes & Noble Buckhead
March 8, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM
Barnes & Noble Buckhead, 2900 Peachtree Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30305
Story time is held each Wednesday at 11am. Crafts or activities will follow the reading of the newest, best books for kids and of course play time as well. For more info, click here.

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Mel Heinrich is a writer and the proud mother of two delightful daughters. Born in Tennessee and raised in suburban Atlanta, she has a background in journalism and marketing. She is fascinated by genealogy the ways in which understanding your roots can empower you to embrace life. She writes regularly about the relationships, traditions and celebrations that are the foundation of family on her blog, My Magnolia Tree, at

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