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January 20–22: Sesame Street Live: Elmo Makes Music
Elmo and friends learn about music and discover new musical instruments in a live stage production that pre-schoolers will love. Peabody Opera House offers seven performances throughout the weekend. $17–$40. Peabody Opera House, 1400 Market. See website for times.
January 20: Storytelling at the Museum: Color Crazy
Entertain your preschooler with stories, crafts, and fun activities about color at the Missouri History Museum. For kids ages 2–5, adults are welcome to stay through the 45-minute session. 10:30 a.m. Free. Missouri History Museum, 5700 Lindell.
January 21: Great Green Adventures: Winter Color Walk
Find color at the Missouri Botanical Garden—even in the middle of winter. Kids ages 6–12 can learn about plants and nature while engaging in hands-on activities, journaling, and games. 10:30–11:30 a.m. and 1:30–2:30 p.m. $3 per child (no RSVP required). Meet at the Children’s Garden Ticket Fort. Missouri Botanical Garden, 4344 Shaw.
January 21: Ice Sculptures at The Magic House
Local ice artist David Van Camp will demonstrate ice-carving for the kiddos, who can then learn how to make their own ice-cube creations. 9:30 a.m.–5 p.m. Included with regular admission. The Magic House, 516 S. Kirkwood.
January 21: Girl Talk: Express Your Emojis!
Technology has changed the way that kids communicate, and now it’s a world of fewer words and more emojis. At St. Luke's Hospital Institute for Health Education, help your daughter navigate the emotions of her pre-teen and teen years, and find healthy ways to express themselves. 1–3:30 p.m. Free. 222 S. Woods Mill.