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Updated: 01/03/2018 04:31:38PM

Youngsters help decorate Children’s Museum

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Keigan Cowder decorated the Christmas tree at the Children's Museum of the Highlands.

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Kelli Henry lifted her daughter Keigan so she could add ornaments to the top of the tree.

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Ruth and Micah McClelland enjoyed their day together at the museum. Micah said, "I've been playing today. I also went to work (pouring sand in the sand pendulum)."

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Mya Tait enjoyed painting her face as well as Christmas ornaments during the holiday event.

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Anneliese Tait and Mya Tait proudly displayed the Christmas ornaments they made.

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From left; Brody Wyatt, Gabe Wyatt, and Terrie Knight enjoyed playing at the diner, a play area located in the Children's Museum of the Highlands.

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Kelly Dressel, director of the Children's Museum, hanging garland for the holidays. A golf tournament to benefit the museum will take place at Sun 'N Lake Golf Club on Jan. 13.

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Instead of grimacing as children insisted on helping with the decorations, the Children’s Museum actually set aside Saturday, Dec. 16, as a day for children to help decorate the museum.

Children alternated between playing with sand or playing dress up and decorating ornaments for the Christmas tree. Children played with face paint, shopped at a replica of a Publix grocery store, played educational games and made ornaments for themselves and for the museum.

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