MONDAY, AUGUST 20– SUNDAY, AUGUST 26

Monday, August 20th
Kick & Play
9am-9:40am
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 activities.
Ages: 12 months – 24 months
For cost and to register, please visit Kick and Play or call 212.877.5425.

Kids Club
9:15am-3:15pm
Kids Club is designed to ensure that kids are engaged, active, and getting the most out of their summer. The groups are kept small—each has a 4:1 child to Museum Educator ratio—to foster an atmosphere and environment that is ideal for emotional, social, and intellectual growth. Kids in this daily drop-off program participate in a variety of creative activities including arts, outdoor play, music and movement, cooking and baking, group games and free play …all while learning to cooperate and share in an informal, yet structured environment.

For half-day program option, please contact Liz Bard at 631.537.8250, x207

Early Independence
9:15am-12pm
Designed with the Museum’s younger fans in mind, this early learner drop-off program fosters self-confidence in 2-year-olds as they gain autonomy in a safe, stimulating, and structured environment. Led by educators with Master’s degrees in Early Childhood Education, this summer class for 2-year-olds will help kids develop a sense of individuality and independence through games, songs, and age-appropriate arts and science.

Shine Hamptons
9:30am-2:30pm
From Monday, July 2 to Friday, August 31, join founder & director Aaron Goldschmidt and Shine’s Hamptons’ staff (all educators or certified teachers!) as they run the fifth year of their innovative creative arts camp celebrating all things East End! Camp day activities include outdoor science and exploration, summer art and nature projects, gardening, physical arts, sports, yoga, music and movement, Super Soccer Stars, weekly visits and private instruction at the South Fork Natural History Museum and more!

Super Soccer Stars
9:45am-12:15pm
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 of soccer, arts & crafts and a snack.
For cost and to register, go to www.supersoccerstars.com or call 212-877-7171.

Tuesday, August 21st

Kids Club
9:15am-3:15pm
Kids Club is designed to ensure that kids are engaged, active, and getting the most out of their summer. The groups are kept small—each has a 4:1 child to Museum Educator ratio—to foster an atmosphere and environment that is ideal for emotional, social, and intellectual growth. Kids in this daily drop-off program participate in a variety of creative activities including arts, outdoor play, music and movement, cooking and baking, group games and free play …all while learning to cooperate and share in an informal, yet structured environment.

For half-day program option, please contact Liz Bard at 631.537.8250, x207

Early Independence
9:15am-12pm
Designed with the Museum’s younger fans in mind, this early learner drop-off program fosters self-confidence in 2-year-olds as they gain autonomy in a safe, stimulating, and structured environment. Led by educators with Master’s degrees in Early Childhood Education, this summer class for 2-year-olds will help kids develop a sense of individuality and independence through games, songs, and age-appropriate arts and science.

Farm Club @ Amber Waves
9:15am-11:15am
The Children’s Museum and Amber Waves Farm are delighted to partner this summer on Farm Club! Meeting twice a week at the Farm, this drop-off program will introduce kids to East End agriculture through a combination of hands-on experiences—including helping to feed animals, collect eggs, and tend crops in the field – plus creative play and educational enrichment. During the program, children will have the opportunity to work alongside actual farmers and participate in an array of engaging activities designed by Museum educators.

Baby & Me
9:30am-10:30am
“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, they hear the latest news about early childhood parenting, discuss developmental milestones, sing to their babies and participate in a variety of activities.

The Baby & Me program caters to parents and their children age 2 to 16 months (pre-walkers).

In The Garden @ Bridge Gardens
9:30am-10:15am, 10:15am-11:15am
We’re excited to partner with Bridge Gardens and the Peconic Land Trust again this summer for “In the Garden”! During this farm-to-table program, children will be introduced to the plant life cycle and other basic elements of sustainable gardening. Each week, families will meet at Bridge Gardens in Bridgehampton where they will enjoy songs, stories, and work on projects related to gardening.

This summer program for kids includes a sun hat, curriculum guide, and take-home extension activities.

We’re also thrilled to announce that Children’s Museum Members receive a 10% discount for memberships to Bridge Gardens. Please call 631.283.3195 for more information or to join today!

Time 1: 9:30am – 10:15am (for parents and caregivers with kids ages 18 months – 2.5 years)
Time 2: 10:30am – 11:15am (for parents and caregivers with kids ages 2.5 years – 4 years)

Super Soccer Stars
9:45am-12:15pm
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 of soccer, arts & crafts and a snack.
For cost and to register, go to www.supersoccerstars.com or call 212-877-7171.

Tinkergarten
10am-11:15am
Tuesdays this summer, families meet outdoors to connect and learn through play. As a season unfolds, unique themes and challenges build lesson to lesson and evolve one season to the next.  Experienced outdoor educator Jen Skilbred will lead the class with songs and stories and then set up an engaging scenario that allows the kids to direct their own play. Adults play a role too as they observe, honor, and support the children’s independent exploration and playful learning. Creative child-led play and time spent exploring nature make learning irresistible and inspire wonder for years to come!


Wednesday, August 22nd

Kids Club
9:15am-3:15pm
Kids Club is designed to ensure that kids are engaged, active, and getting the most out of their summer. The groups are kept small—each has a 4:1 child to Museum Educator ratio—to foster an atmosphere and environment that is ideal for emotional, social, and intellectual growth. Kids in this daily drop-off program participate in a variety of creative activities including arts, outdoor play, music and movement, cooking and baking, group games and free play …all while learning to cooperate and share in an informal, yet structured environment.

For half-day program option, please contact Liz Bard at 631.537.8250, x207

Early Independence
9:15am-12pm
Designed with the Museum’s younger fans in mind, this early learner drop-off program fosters self-confidence in 2-year-olds as they gain autonomy in a safe, stimulating, and structured environment. Led by educators with Master’s degrees in Early Childhood Education, this summer class for 2-year-olds will help kids develop a sense of individuality and independence through games, songs, and age-appropriate arts and science.

In The Kitchen
9:15am-10am, 10:15am-11am
“In the Kitchen” is a fun, hands-on workshop designed to provide parents with fun, quality time with their child, as well as the opportunity to create delicious, healthy recipes. Using seasonal, organic produce generously donated by local farms, children practice a variety of fine motor skills such as mixing, measuring, pouring, weighing, stirring and mashing while learning about nutrition, making new friends, and experiencing new tastes.

The goal of this kids’ cooking program is not only to have fun with food but also to teach the fundamentals of cooking. The program includes an apron, curriculum guide, and take-home extension activities.

Time 1: 9:15am – 10am (for parents and caregivers with kids ages 18 months – 2.5 years)
Time 2: 10:15am – 11am (for parents and caregivers with kids ages 2.5 years – 4 years)

Shine Hamptons
9:30am-2:30pm
Join founder & director Aaron Goldschmidt and Shine’s Hamptons’ staff (all educators or certified teachers!) as they run the fifth year of their innovative creative arts camp celebrating all things East End! Camp day activities include outdoor science and exploration, summer art and nature projects, gardening, physical arts, sports, yoga, music and movement, Super Soccer Stars, weekly visits and private instruction at the South Fork Natural History Museum and more!

Super Soccer Stars
9:45am-12:15pm
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 of soccer, arts & crafts and a snack.
For cost and to register, go to www.supersoccerstars.com or call 212-877-7171.

Pizza Night @ Amber Waves Farm
5:30pm-7pm
We are thrilled to partner with our friends at Amber Waves Farm to celebrate the end of summer with our special Pizza Night at the Farm! In addition to picking toppings for a personal pizza that will be cooked in their custom, wood-fired copper oven, families attending this special event will enjoy a tour of the farm, crafts, games, and cutting fresh flowers.

This event is sold out! To get placed on our waiting list, please call Liz Bard at 631-537-8250.

Thursday, August 23rd
Kick & Play
9am-9:40am
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 activities.
Ages: 12 months – 24 months
For cost and to register, please visit Kick and Play or call 212.877.5425.

Kids Club
9:15am-3:15pm
Kids Club is designed to ensure that kids are engaged, active, and getting the most out of their summer. The groups are kept small—each has a 4:1 child to Museum Educator ratio—to foster an atmosphere and environment that is ideal for emotional, social, and intellectual growth. Kids in this daily drop-off program participate in a variety of creative activities including arts, outdoor play, music and movement, cooking and baking, group games and free play …all while learning to cooperate and share in an informal, yet structured environment.

For half-day program option, please contact Liz Bard at 631.537.8250, x207

Early Independence
9:15am-12pm
Designed with the Museum’s younger fans in mind, this early learner drop-off program fosters self-confidence in 2-year-olds as they gain autonomy in a safe, stimulating, and structured environment. Led by educators with Master’s degrees in Early Childhood Education, this summer class for 2-year-olds will help kids develop a sense of individuality and independence through games, songs, and age-appropriate arts and science.

Farm Club @ Amber Waves
9:15am-11:15am
The Children’s Museum and Amber Waves Farm are delighted to partner this summer on Farm Club! Meeting twice a week at the Farm, this drop-off program will introduce kids to East End agriculture through a combination of hands-on experiences—including helping to feed animals, collect eggs, and tend crops in the field – plus creative play and educational enrichment. During the program, children will have the opportunity to work alongside actual farmers and participate in an array of engaging activities designed by Museum educators.

Nature’s Music @ Madoo Conservancy
9:30am-10:45am

Led by Marlene Markard of Markard Music, this family program is designed to instill a lifelong love of both music and the outdoors. While exploring a different nature theme each week, children will sing, dance, move, play instruments, tell stories, create crafts and play music games. among other nature activities for kids…all on the grounds of the Madoo Conservancy! The program includes instruments and CD. Nature’s Music is part of the Musikgarten curriculum, a leading early childhood music education program.

Super Soccer Stars
9:45am-12:15pm
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 of soccer, arts & crafts and a snack.
For cost and to register, go to www.supersoccerstars.com or call 212-877-7171.

Clay Play
10:15am-11am
With the guidance of an experienced potter, these pottery classes for kids will help them explore the possibilities of working with clay. Using their hands and basic pottery tools, they’ll design, shape, and glaze a variety of different projects. Finished projects will be professionally fired in a kiln and kids will bring home their creations for the family to enjoy for years to come.

Hamptons Chess
5:30pm-7pm

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 will bring this exciting game to life and foster confidence, patience, and critical thinking skills.


Friday, August 24th

Kids Club
9:15am-3:15pm
Kids Club is designed to ensure that kids are engaged, active, and getting the most out of their summer. The groups are kept small—each has a 4:1 child to Museum Educator ratio—to foster an atmosphere and environment that is ideal for emotional, social, and intellectual growth. Kids in this daily drop-off program participate in a variety of creative activities including arts, outdoor play, music and movement, cooking and baking, group games and free play …all while learning to cooperate and share in an informal, yet structured environment.

For half-day program option, please contact Liz Bard at 631.537.8250, x207

Early Independence
9:15am-12pm
Designed with the Museum’s younger fans in mind, this early learner drop-off program fosters self-confidence in 2-year-olds as they gain autonomy in a safe, stimulating, and structured environment. Led by educators with Master’s degrees in Early Childhood Education, this summer class for 2-year-olds will help kids develop a sense of individuality and independence through games, songs, and age-appropriate arts and science.

In The Studio
9:15am-10am, 10:15am-11am
This weekly family class is all about creative discovery and introducing children to basic visual concepts such as line, shape, color and texture. During each session, we’ll practice tearing, cutting, mixing, pouring, pinching and more as we make original pieces with varied media and everyday objects. Activities will include watercolor exploration, mixed media collage, sand arts, clay & shell creations and more! In addition, each class includes story time and creative movement. This art class for kids includes an art supplies, curriculum guide, and take-home extension activities.

Time 1: 9:15am – 10am (for parents and caregivers with kids ages 18 months – 2.5 years)
Time 2: 10:15am – 11am (for parents and caregivers with kids ages 2.5 years – 4 years)

Super Soccer Stars
9:45am-12:15pm
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 of soccer, arts & crafts and a snack.
For cost and to register, go to www.supersoccerstars.com or call 212-877-7171.

Music Together by the Dunes
10:45am-11:30am

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.

Sunday, August 12th

Lego Club at the Children’s Museum

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!

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