Kidsville

Kidsville's Mission, Vision, and Values

Kidsville's Mission Statement: Kidsville's mission is to utilize the arts and play to help educate Nashville's youth in the areas of music, nutrition, fitness, and literacy to enhance the development of healthy and successful futures for our city's youngest citizens.

Kidsville Vision Statement: Connecting Nashville children and families to enriching opportunities for growth through education, experience, and exploration.

Kidsville Core Values: We believe in the intrinsic value of play and provide opportunities for experiential learning, and multi-sensory, object-based exploration. We connect children and families to transformational experiences and ideas in the areas of art, music, nutrition, fitness, and literacy to enhance the development of healthy and successful futures. We support parents, caregivers, educators, community partners, and local artisans in the development of and introduction to local opportunities for our youngest citizens.

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OUTDOOR FUN & EDUCATION AT MIX 92.9 KIDSVILLE

Mix 92.9 Kidsville is the outdoor destination at Musicians Corner for parents to bring their little ones to enjoy fun, fitness, crafts, and educational Musical Meet & Greet guests and activities in a beautiful park setting. Mix 92.9 Kidsville takes place in Centennial Park from 12 - 5 PM during Musicians Corner events. It is funded in part by the generosity of Jackson National Community Fund, Ryman Hospitality Properties Foundation, The Nashville Predators Foundation, The Memorial Foundation, The CMA Foundation, American Music Water, Nashville Parent, Baby + Co and presented by Mix 92.9.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 1ST

KIDSVILLE AT THE PARTHENON 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM:

This is the first day of ARTOBER in which we celebrate the 5 senses

Come explore art and mythology with your 5 senses. How do our noses help us discover the world around us? We will learn about our sense of SMELL.

CRAFTS:

- Make a museum map of smells to find.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 8TH

KIDSVILLE AT THE PARTHENON 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Come explore art and mythology with your 5 senses. We will use our sense of SIGHT to learn about the visual art of photography with photographers Jon and Rachel Karr.

CRAFT:

- Make a pretend camera.

Saturday, October 15th

KIDSVILLE AT THE PARTHENON 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM:

This is the third day of ARTOBER in which we celebrate the 5 senses

Come explore art and mythology with your 5 senses. How do our noses help us discover the world around us? We will learn about our sense of SMELL.

CRAFTS:

- Make a museum map of smells to find.

Saturday, October 22nd

KIDSVILLE AT THE PARTHENON 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM:

This is the fourth day of ARTOBER in which we celebrate the 5 senses

Come explore art and mythology with your 5 senses. How does our TOUCH help us discover the world around us? The story of two pieces of Parthenon art will help us practice what to TOUCH and what not to touch in a museum.

CRAFTS:

- Make a gryphon necklace

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 29TH

KIDSVILLE AT THE PARTHENON 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM:

This is the fifth day of ARTOBER in which we celebrate the 5 senses

Come explore art and mythology with your 5 senses. How does our TASTE help us discover the world around us? We will hear the Greek myth of Baucis and Philemon who answered their door to unexpected guests, sharing a treat of good things to TASTE and no tricks.

CRAFTS:

- Make a refrigerator magnet