Archives for February 2015

Kids Create – Heart-Shaped Floral Wreaths – Saturday, May 9th @ 10am – 11am

During this drop-off workshop, kids will create heart-shaped floral wreaths decorated with homemade paper flowers. Just in time for mom’s—and grandma’s—big day, this craft is sure to look great hanging on the front door (or anywhere around the house, for that matter)! Ages: 7 – 10 Cost: $12 for members, $15 for non-members (does not include […]

Let’s Get This Garden Started! Planting Party – Saturday, May 16th @ 10am – noon

Last month’s seeds are this month’s seedlings! And, with the weather getting warming, it’s time to move our young friends to their permanent home…CMEE’s garden! Join us any time between 10am and noon as we prepare, plant and water our sprouts and help us make this garden grow. Ages: All ages Cost: Free for members, $10 […]

Sima @ CMEE – May 17th @ 11:30am – 12:15pm

Join Sima at CMEE for her monthly reading! Through interactive and creative storytelling, this local educator and entertainer engages audiences of all ages. Ages: Families with children of all ages Cost: Free for members, $10 for non-members (includes admission to the Museum)

Let’s Get This Garden Started! Kids Create – Solar Flair! Saturday, May 23rd @ 10am – noon

Local artist, Rossa Cole, invites you to contribute to one of the first art installations to be displayed CMEE’s backyard garden! Kids in this drop-off workshop will create solar-powered noisemakers and wind chimes that will hang from our favorite tree! The work will transform the garden into an interactive, sensory experience to be enjoyed by […]

Let’s Get This Garden Started – CMEE Play! Art That Rocks – Saturday, May 23rd @ 10am – 10:45am

Please join us and local artist Lynn Leff as we create a work of art to be prominently displayed in the CMEE garden. Families will collaborate on a one-of-a-kind installation using recycled materials and clay that visitors to the Museum will experience and enjoy! Please Note: We’ll be using non-washable paint during this workshop and […]

Let’s Get This Garden Started! Kids Create – Hanging Salad Balls – Saturday, May 30th @ 10am – 11:30am

Art you can eat?! That’s right! During this drop off-workshop, kids will help us create the final installation(s) to be showcased in CMEE’s community garden…hanging salad balls! Kids will arrange, weave, and plant these edible (and eye pleasing) arrangements for Museum goers to snack on while visiting CMEE. Ages: 7 – 10 Cost: $12 for […]

Train Your Eyes to Be “Tick Wise” – Saturday, June 13th @ 10am – 11am

“Tick Wise” is an education program designed to teach young children how to prevent tick bites and what to do if bitten. The program is presented by Southampton Hospital’s Tick-Borne Disease Resource Center, with expert assistance from Brian Kelly, owner of East End Tick & Mosquito Control and April Nill-Boitano, a certified Early Childhood and […]

3rd Annual Music Fair – Saturday, June 20th @ 10am – noon

Play It, Hear It, Try It at CMEE’s 3rd annual Music Fair on Saturday, June 20th! Sponsored by Stroller Traffic and East Hampton Pool Shark, the Children’s Museum of the East End will transform into an aural experience with hands-on, interactive stations and well-known East End performers offering kids the opportunity to learn about what […]

Celebrate Dad Day at CMEE! – Sunday, June 21st (All Day)

Join CMEE as we celebrate all things dad this Father’s Day…and get some fresh air while you do it! We’ll be filling the backyard with games, games, and more games. Soccer, ladder ball, corn hole…dads need play time too (he might even let you win)! Ages: Kids of all ages! Cost: Free for members, $10 […]

Super Soccer Stars @ 9:45am – 12:15pm (Monday – Friday)

Join Super Soccer Stars for Mini Camp, right here at the Children’s Museum! Super Soccer Stars classes are based on age-specific curricula created by a combination of early childhood, soccer, and behavioral specialists to guarantee that each child is learning and having a blast from the moment the whistle blows. Each day will feature 2.5 hours […]

Kick & Play @ 9:00am – 9:40am (Mondays & Thursdays)

Kick & Play is a fun-filled movement program designed for parents and toddlers to explore the world of physical activity with pre-soccer skills. Kick & Play classes are structured so that toddlers and caregivers can establish a friendly routine working together in a group setting, listening to directions, and engaging in exciting movement and pre-soccer […]

Hamptons Chess (Monday – Friday)

This summer, the Children’s Museum is thrilled to once again team up with Hamptons Chess! With an emphasis on FUN for children of all ages, Hamptons Chess will introduce the game to new players and make competitors of every student. Their coaches work with top scholastic teams in NYC, and their unique style of teaching […]

February 2015 – LETTER FROM THE DIRECTOR

Dear Friend, This past week has been a somber one at CMEE. Sadly, Henry the Bunny has passed away. It’s strange to walk into the Museum and not see him relaxing in his hutch or munching on a snack that a family had brought in especially for him to eat. While we all really miss […]

Addressing The Loss Of A Pet

The death of a pet can present families with unique challenges that are difficult to address. To help speak with your children about this type of loss, we’ve provided this collection of resources that we’ve found insightful and hope will offer parents insight and strategies to aid in what we know is a challenging conversation. Grieving and […]