Dear Friend, Happy New Year! I hope your holidays were full of friends and family, joy and laughter. Is there any happier sound in the world than a child’s giggle? Nothing entertains me more than hearing my nine-month-old son, Bennett, let out a good laugh (especially if I’m the reason for it). He’ll often giggle if you blow on his face, tickle under his arms, or when he sees a dog. Playing … [Read More...]
This Week At CMEE…
Tuesday, January 27th
CANCELED – Baby & Me
11:15am – 12:30pm
“Baby & Me” is a program designed specifically for parents of infants. Moms, dads, and caregivers have the opportunity to meet other parents with children the same age. During the sessions, led by CMEE Educator Leah Oppenheimer, they can hear the latest news about early childhood parenting, discuss developmental milestones, sing to their babies and participate in a variety of playful activities. For parents and their children age 2 to 16 months. Cost: Free for members, $10/non-members. Space is limited. For reservations, please call the museum at 631.537.8250.
Wednesday, January 28th
CMEE in the Studio – SOLD OUT
3:30pm – 4:30pm
“CMEE in the Studio,” is a new art class developed especially for children ages 2 to 5 years old. Meeting on Wednesdays from 3:30pm to 4:30pm, “CMEE in the Studio” will provide children and their caregivers an opportunity to play, explore and create art projects using a variety of media. Designed to foster creativity, literacy, fine motor skills, and decision-making skills, the class runs from January 14 to March 25.
Saturday, January 31st
CMEE Play! Art – No Two Are Alike
10:00am – 10:45am
In this family workshop, kids will learn that no two pieces of art are alike…just like snowflakes! Following a reading of Keith Baker’s “No Two Are Alike,” kids will see the lesson in action as they create their own snowflake canvas using watercolors, homemade paint, masking tape, and a whole lot of imagination. Ages: Parents with children ages 3 – 6. Cost: $10 for members, $22 for non-members (includes admission to the Museum) Space is limited. For reservations, please call the Museum at 631.537.8250 or register online.
Kids Create – Robot Wind Chimes
10:00am – 11:00am
Resistance to making robot wind chimes is futile! Using a variety of everyday objects found around the house (and a little help from a CMEE educator) kids in this drop-off workshop will create metallic, aural ornaments perfect for windy winter days. Ages: 7 – 10. Cost: $15 for members, $20 for non-members (does not include admission to the Museum). Space is limited. For reservations, please call the Museum at 631.537.8250 or register online.
Sunday, February 1st
Lego Club at CMEE
10:00am – noon
Join CMEE every Sunday any time between 10am and noon for Lego Club at the museum! We’re excited to share our love of all things Lego with CMEE visitors and encourage children to create original designs. Kids can leave their works-in-progress and plan future sessions with the staff. Ages: Children of all ages. Cost:Free for members, $10 for non-members (includes admission to the Museum).
We have thousands of Lego, but can always use more. To help CMEE continue to build this program, we are looking for Lego donations! Please call 631-537-8250 to donate!