Fall Programs at Children’s Museum in Easton

The Children's Museum in Easton is a three floor children's museum full of interactive exhibits for children ages 1-8.  Located in a historic old fire station, the museum is full of things to touch, play with, climb on and try on.  With both indoor and outdoor spaces to explore, you can stay and play all day!

Throughout the fall, the museum holds special programs for its visitors.  These are drop-in programs (unless otherwise stated) and are free with museum admission.  Here is the lineup for Fall 2017:

WORLD WIDE DAY OF PLAY
September 29th
The day of play is an annual event designed to get kids and parents to turn off the television and play, especially outdoors.  We strongly encourage you to get out - and come to the museum's Wild Place to build an epic fort, balance on the beams, or create natural art!

FAMILY AUTISM EVENT
Sunday, October 8th,
12:30-2:30pm
Drumming is fun, and clinicians tell us that drum therapy helps increase engagement, build social skills and reduce stress. This season our family autism event will feature a special musical activity with All Hands Drumming outdoors in The Wild Place (weather permitting). All three floors of the Museum will be open, as always to provide a quieter option for play.  This program is free of charge to all families with kids on the autism spectrum, but pre-registration is required. Call the Museum at 508-230-3789.

FRIDAY NIGHT SCIENCE
Friday, October 13th
Discover the strength of air with our scientific wind tunnel!  Explore the wonders of wind and the awesome effects of air flow as you learn about velocity, gravity, friction and acceleration.  Test lift, drag and thrust and understand the science behind parachutes and helicopters.

HALLOWEEN SPOOK-TACULAR
Saturday, October 21st, 2-6pm
Bring your little monsters to the museum for a boo-nanza of family friendly activities including myst-eerie-ous experiments in the mad science lab, spirit-lifting crafts, ghoulish games, creepy crawly animals and lots of extras!  Nothing will be scary, it's all about fun.  And of course, costumes are encouraged!

VETERANS DAY
November 10th
Salute Salute our veterans by helping loop together stars and stripes, making a flag which will be hung within the museum. Then craft a patriotic hat that would make Uncle Sam mighty proud.

KIDS HOLIDAY SHOP
December 2nd & 3rd
Kids can browse and buy gifts for special folks on their list in the Holiday Shop, and participate in the Elves' Workshop, where they can make keepsake holiday crafts.  Come create lasting childhood  memories!


RECURRING PROGRAMS:

EXPLORING MUSIC
Wednesdays, 10-11am

Music is known to build your toddler’s brain. This popular program offers a variety of creative musical activities including singing, rhythm-making, dramatic interpretation, listening and learning about different forms and styles of music and lots of movement!  Program begins on September 20th.

SUPER SCIENCE EXPLORERS
Every Other Thursday, 10-11am
Preschoolers are naturally curious about the world around them. This brand new program series, taught by our STEM educators, introduces science concepts in easy to understand ways with simple, hands-on guided projects.

MAKERSPACE
Weekly themes will build your child's sense of wonder and playfulness as they engage with our trained Wonder Partners in fun and exciting art, science, and nature activities.  Visit website for specific dates and times.

 

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