Spring Creative Workshops for Children

Mothers and children work on creative projects in a Vanderbilt Museum workshop
Vanderbilt Museum photo

Children in grades Pre-K through 3 can learn, create and have fun in April school-break workshops offered by the Learning Center at the Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum. The Center is located on the Museum grounds at 180 Little Neck Road, Centerport, NY 11721.

Parents can sign up for sessions that run Monday-Friday, April 22-26.

Advanced registration is required. For more information or to register, please call 631-854-5539.

All workshops run 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. (unless otherwise noted). Fee: $20 / $18 members.

Grades K-3

April 22

Animal Portraits
Explore the wildlife dioramas, hear an African story, and make a portrait of your favorite animal in the collections.

April 23

Off to the Races
Visit the Vanderbilt Cup exhibit, learn about Mr. Vanderbilt’s interest in racing, and build a balloon-powered model car.

April 24

Beaks and Feet
Learn about the variety of beaks and feet of the birds in Mr. V’s global collection and make a birdhouse.

April 25

Nature & Collections Walk
We’ll explore the gardens and collections for interesting creatures of all kinds and create a science journal for our field notes.

Preschool Workshop – Ages 3 and 4 with Adult

April 26

Butterfly Life Cycle Mobile
Visit Mr. V’s insect collection, compare butterflies and moths, and make a mobile of the life stages of lepidoptera.

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