NCCM Fall Programs
The North Country Children’s Museum’s Fall Programs offer kids unique, hands-on STEAM activities led by NCCM educators and university faculty. Programs are held at our location in downtown Potsdam. Space is limited to 10 children per session. $195 per child and members receive a 10% discount. Needs based discount available for $135.
Session 1: September 16th-October 16th
Session 2: October 21st-November 20th
Theater & Art for PreK-K: Wednesdays 11am-3:30pm
Session 1: Once Upon a Time art and theatre program! Jump into the world of fairy tales as you transform into magical creatures, heroes, villains, and adored sidekicks. We will create costumes and props to use for shadow play exploration. We will go on a Fairy Godmother scavenger hunt, braid Rapunzel’s hair, and much more as we explore the world of make-believe.
Session 2: Winter Wonderland program! Can you become a falling snowflake or a cold wind using movement and sound? We will create short winter inspired skits using original props and set design. We will learn about artists that celebrate winter and create icy art projects and snowy sculptures.
Music for PreK-K: Thursdays 11am-3:30pm
Session 1: Exploring Sound: How are sounds made? What sounds can you make? Through hands-on projects and by using our own bodies we will learn about pitch, timbre, and how to create sound.
Session 2: Crane at the Museum! Each week professors and students from the Crane School of Music will come to share their expertise of music and instruments. Students will learn about instrument families, sound, and get their own private concert!
Science for Grades 1-5: Fridays 10am-3:30pm
Session 1: The biology of diseases. We’ll explore how our bodies work, as well as how diseases spread and affect our bodies, all through a variety of messy crafts, creative games, and educational activities.
Session 2: The science of time and space! Come explore ancient calendars and the movement of the heavens and space, the four seasons, and linear vs cyclical interpretations of time through awesome science and art projects.
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