Archives for June 2014

CMEE Kids Club: Monday – Friday @ 9am – 11:45am (6/9 – 6/13, 6/16 – 6/20, 6/23 – 6/27)

Looking for a unique and fun learning and socialization experience for your 3-5 year old? Try our half-day Kids Club! This month, it’s all about “summertime fun.” Children can pretend to camp out in CMEE’s yard, sing campfire songs, enjoy “non-competitive” relay races, build sailboats, create sandcastle sculptures…all while learning to cooperate and share in […]

CMEE Play! Yummy Yoga – Saturday June 28th @ 10:30AM – 11:15AM

It’s never too early to salute the sun. CMEE has teamed up with Jen Proudman of Yummy Yoga NYC for a yoga class designed specifically for families. In this workshop, families can enjoy a fun, imaginative approach to yoga that is great for developing minds and bodies. Classes include a mix of yoga, music, dance, […]

Pizza & Pajama Night: “Slowly, Slowly, Slowly”, said the Sloth by Eric Carle – Friday, July 11th @ 6PM – 7:30PM

During this month’s Pizza and Pajama Night, we’re sloooowing things down a bit with a reading of “Slowly, Slowly, Slowly”, said the Sloth by Eric Carle. It’s a great reminder—especially fitting during this time of year—that it’s okay to take time to enjoy life. After the story, kids will create their own Eric Carle-inspired painted […]

A Glimpse Into The Past – The Life of a Child in 1650 – Saturday, July 12th @ 10:30am – 11:15am

Ever wonder what life was like as a young child on the East End of Long Island before traffic, cars and convenience stores? Join local author, Rosemary McKinley, as she tells the tale of Daniel, a twelve-year old boy who had a chance meeting with a Native American boy from Fort Corchaug in her book, […]

Meghann Snow Dance Painting – Saturday, July 26th @ 10:30am – 11:30am

CMEE is delighted to welcome artist Meghann Snow to the museum for an interactive demonstration of her dance painting technique. Started as a solo performance in 2010, Meghann recently introduced her work to children in the greater New York City area. Interested in using her art as a language for children to express themselves, she also […]

JUNE 2014 – LETTER FROM THE DIRECTOR

Dear Friends, What is centripetal force? This is one of many physics-related questions that players are asked on the exhibit panels that dot CMEE’s newly-opened miniature golf course. Rather than instantly providing the explanation, CMEE encourages children to deduce the answer by playing the hole. On the “Loop de Jour” hole, they discover that centripetal […]