Come play inside a work of art in the 2D Playroom Art Installation! The Children's Museum's program room will be transformed into a sketch of a child's playroom for the month of September. The 2D Playroom will be filled with iconic playroom toys. Visitors of all ages can play inside a work of art and … Continued
What is Blood, and why do so many monsters want it? In this workshop, families will learn what blood actually does for us, and how much vampires would need to survive. Finally, we’ll make spooky models of ourselves out of veins, arteries, and fake blood to distract the monsters! Program runs at 11:00 and 2:00 … Continued
After our 2D Installation has run it's course, come fill in our black and white room with beautiful colors again! Add your touch to our program room as you color the walls in a coloring book style. Fill in our toy box with colors. Color our cartoon dinosaur peeking through the drawn window, and color … Continued
Ages 3-5 Join our Toddler Engineering Team as we explore basic engineering principles and put them to the test! From measuring the world around us to challenges in transportation and architecture, we’ll be laying the foundation for these Tinker Tots to grow into Confident Creators!
Grades K-5 These artsy tricks are sure to be treats! Join us in exploring the world of artistic optical illusions. We will learn about light, shadow and line as we play with 3D perspectives on a small and large scale. We will create public outdoor and indoor illusions for the community to view using a … Continued
Grades 1-5 In this class, children will learn to sew using a variety of hand sewing techniques. Participants will use their sewing skills to create an original teddy bear. This class is taught by artist Romi Sebald of Cranberry Brook Designs.
Ages 5 and under Toddler Music is a mixed-age music and movement class for infants, toddlers, preschoolers, and their caregivers, that includes activities designed to promote musical learning across ages. Activities include singing and chanting, dancing and finger plays, and playing children’s instruments, aka: making noise and jumping around. You don’t want your little one … Continued
Grades K-5 What’s a lyre? What was a sistrum used for? How do you play an aulos? We’ll learn about some of the earliest known instruments, create our own modern versions, and check out reproductions at the Potsdam Public History Museum. Step into a musical past today and make some joyful noise!
Grades K-5 In this class, we’ll be serving up different experiments with ingredients and tools found in the kitchen! We’ll safely explore the chemical and physical changes that happen to your favorite foods and snacks. Feast on the wonders of science as we learn the chemistry behind candy making, baking, dying, and DIY home kitchen … Continued
For kids walking to 5 Brianne Borden brings a love of movement, music, and play to her children’s yoga classes. A mix of movement and music based in yoga. Participants should wear comfortable clothing and come prepared to have fun!