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Afternoon ABC 123: Letter Stamp Art January 23, 2018 | 2:30 pm
Afternoon ABC 123: Letter Stamp Art
January 23, 2018 | 2:30 pm

This fun art project will have the children creating different words with colorful letter stamps!

About Afternoon ABC 123: This early literacy and math program features a playgroup format to engage both toddlers and their parents/caregivers in song, stories, and hands-on projects. Parents will get take-home ideas to support early learning in the home. Each month has a different theme!

Cost:  This program is free with the cost of admission!

Making Masterpieces: Tell Me A Story Pirate Maps January 24, 2018 | 2:30 pm
Making Masterpieces: Tell Me A Story Pirate Maps
January 24, 2018 | 2:30 pm

ARRR Ye Matey’s! Come use collage materials to make ye very own map to the treasure in our new Tell Me A Story exhibit.

Program Description:  This facilitated art program invites parents and caregivers to work with their pre-school aged children to create something special to take home!  Each month features a new project!

Cost:  $5.00 materials fee per child (adults free) plus museum admission

 

 

Try Science! – What’s Inside Me? January 30, 2018 | 2:30 pm
Try Science! – What’s Inside Me?
January 30, 2018 | 2:30 pm

This month, we’re playing a fun game to learn all about the different organs that we have in our bodies and what they do.

About “Try Science!” Programs:  Try Science! is an early science program designed to introduce preschool-aged children to concepts and content in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math).  Parents and caregivers will get tips on how to encourage further STEM learning at home.  Each month features a new topic and a different hands-on activity.

This program is free with museum admission.

TRY SCIENCE! – Kitchen Chemistry February 6, 2018 | 2:30 pm
TRY SCIENCE! – Kitchen Chemistry
February 6, 2018 | 2:30 pm

We’re cooking up some science this month, and you’re invited to discover all kinds of crazy chemical reactions you can create using items found in your own kitchen!

This program is free with museum admission.

About “Try Science!” Programs:  Try Science! is an early science program designed to introduce preschool-aged children to concepts and content in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math).  Parents and caregivers will get tips on how to encourage further STEM learning at home.  Each month features a new topic and a different hands-on activity.

 

MAKING MASTERPIECES: Valentine’s No-Sew Pillows February 7, 2018 | 2:30 pm
MAKING MASTERPIECES: Valentine’s No-Sew Pillows
February 7, 2018 | 2:30 pm

Make something special for a loved one! Children and parents will work together to make and decorate this heart-shaped pillow with real fabric and stuffing.

Cost:  $5.00 materials fee per child plus admission

About Making Masterpieces:  This facilitated art program invites parents and caregivers to work with their pre-school aged children to create something special to take home!  Each month features new projects!

 

 

Women’s Professional Network February 13, 2018 | 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Women’s Professional Network
February 13, 2018 | 5:30pm - 7:30pm

The Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum is proud to partner with the Women’s Professional Network for monthly programming for professional women on the second Tuesday of each month.

For more information, visit: https://www.facebook.com/wpnhv/

AFTERNOON ABC 123: Missing Mitten Mystery February 13, 2018 | 2:30 pm
AFTERNOON ABC 123: Missing Mitten Mystery
February 13, 2018 | 2:30 pm

Where are the missing mittens?  Join the Magnificent Ms. M. Mitten Maker as we move through the museum searching for magic missing mittens that must mostly match.  This program will strengthen visual recognition which is necessary for the development of early reading skills.

This program is free with museum admission.

About Afternoon ABC 123 Programs:  This early literacy and math program features a playground format to engage both toddlers and their parents/caregivers in song, stories, and hands-on projects.  Parents will get take-home ideas to support early learning in the home.  Each month has a different theme!

 

MAKING MASTERPIECES: Valentine’s No-Sew Pillows February 14, 2018 | 2:30 pm
MAKING MASTERPIECES: Valentine’s No-Sew Pillows
February 14, 2018 | 2:30 pm

Make something special for a loved one! Children and parents will work together to make and decorate this heart-shaped pillow with real fabric and stuffing.

Cost:  $5.00 materials fee per child plus admission

About Making Masterpieces:  This facilitated art program invites parents and caregivers to work with their pre-school aged children to create something special to take home!  Each month features new projects!

 

 

StarLab: What’s That Constellation? February 16, 2018 | 4:00 pm
StarLab: What’s That Constellation?
February 16, 2018 | 4:00 pm

Journey into the museum’s StarLab Planetarium to learn basic astronomy concepts. After the program, you’ll be able to find real constellations in the night sky!

$3 per person, plus museum admission.

Please note:  Space is Limited.

Family Free Night February 17, 2018 | 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Family Free Night
February 17, 2018 | 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
MHCM is open late and admission is FREE from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm on the THIRD Saturday of every month. Please note:  this event is intended for families with children ages 0-6. 
Parent supervision is required at all times.
Family Free Nights are sponsored by M&T Bank. Come play!!