Monday, December 4th – Sunday, December 10th

Monday, December 4th

Musikgarten: Sing With Me
9:30am – 10:15am

Through singing and rocking, rhythm exercises, traveling movement, active listening, instrument exploration, finger play, and other activities, this 12-week program is designed to prepare your little one for school and lay the foundation for music literacy, music aptitude, and a life-long love of music. Every activity has a specific purpose intended to facilitate your child’s gross and fine motor skill development, cognitive development, physical development, and emotional intelligence. Registration for this class is now closed.

Tuesday, December 5th

Please Note: While the Museum is closed to the general public on Tuesdays, Baby & Me meets at 11:30am.

Baby & Me
11:30am – 12:30pm

“Baby & Me” is designed specifically for parents of infants. Moms, dads, and caregivers have the opportunity to meet other parents with children the same age. During the weekly session, led by Museum 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. Ages: Parents and caregivers with children age 2 to 16 months (pre-walkers). Cost: Free for Museum Members, $12 for non-members. For more information, please call the Museum at 631.537.8250.

Wednesday, December 6th

Tot Spot
10:45am – 11:45am

Your “Baby and Me” grad is happiest when he or she is moving all about and exploring! Celebrate your child’s newfound abilities and their increasing independence with Tot Spot! Led by the Museum’s Education Coordinator, Liz Bard, this weekly program provides toddlers with opportunities to explore, observe, and get moving in a program designed to encourage social emotional skills, fine motor skills and emerging language. Ages: Parents and caregivers with children age 16 to 36 months. Cost: Free for Museum Members, $24 for non-members (includes admission to the Museum). For more information, please call the Museum at 631.537.8250.

2-For-1 Museum Mini Golf
3pm – 5pm

Hit the kid-sized links every Wednesday afternoon!* Families can enjoy our science-themed mini golf course with a special 2-for-1 rate! Cost: $5 for the rental of two clubs.

*Weather permitting.

Thursday, December 7th

Musikgarten: Cycle of Seasons
3:45pm – 4:30pm

Promote a lifelong love of music while preparing your child for success in learning a musical instrument! Using music from around the world as a backdrop, the 12-week program cultivates music literacy through dance, movement, singing, instrument exploration, tonal and rhythmic patterns, active listening, imaginative play, and more! Registration for this class is now closed.

After School Lego League
4pm – 5pm

Everything is awesome during our weekly After School Lego League! With instruction and guidance from a member of Museum’s Play Staff, kids attending this drop-off workshop will put their Lego skills to the test with a new challenge every week. From bridges to zip lines, this program is designed for builders looking to get a little more out of their Lego. Ages: 6 – 10 years. Cost: Free for Museum Members. $12 for non-members (includes admission to the Museum). For more information, please call the Museum at 631.537.8250.

Friday, December 8th

Music Together By The Dunes
10:30am – 11:45am

This joyful early childhood music program has generations of fans across the globe and instills a lifelong love of music and happy memories! It’s a delightful way to share music with your child and meet new friends. During this incredible world renowned research-based music and movement program, families enjoy singing, dancing, rhythm and tonal patterns, instrument play, improvisational music play and rhymes. Ages: Birth to 5 years. To register for this weekly program, please call 631.680.1392 or visit their website.

Saturday, December 9th

SOLD OUT – Gingerbread House Decorating Workshops
10am & 11am

This holiday season, let your child’s confectionery creativity run wild during our annual Gingerbread House Decorating Workshops! Budding architects will choose their materials (vivid and vibrant edible goodies from our candy buffet), plan their designs, and decorate their own pre-built gingerbread houses. These workshops sell out every year, so sign up early! Ages: Children of all ages (the younger ones will need some parental guidance, though) Cost: $20 for Museum Members per house, $32 for non-members per house (includes admission to the Museum).

This year’s Gingerbread House Decorating Workshops are proudly sponsored by Plum Builders Inc. and The Modern Barn®.

Engineer’s Club
10:00am – 11am

Calling all budding builders, soon-to-be scientists, and mathematicians in the making…join us for Engineer’s Club! During the bi-weekly drop-off workshop, kids will enjoy a series of STEM-based activities including popsicle stick bridges, household chemistry, basic circuitry and more! Ages: 5 – 9 years. Cost: Free for Museum Members. $12 for non-members (includes admission to the Museum). For more information, please call the Museum at 631.537.8250.

Sunday, December 10th

Lego Club at the Children’s Museum
10am – noon

Join us 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 Museum 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 Museum Members, $12 for non-members (includes admission to the Museum).

We have thousands of Lego, but can always use more. To help the Museum continue to build this program, we are looking for Lego donations! Please call 631-537-8250 to donate!