Fall Creative Workshops for Children

Children show the masks they created in a Vanderbilt Learning Center workshop
Vanderbilt Museum photo

Children in grades Pre-K through 5 can learn, create and have fun in five fall workshops offered by the Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum Learning Center. The Center is located on the Museum grounds at 180 Little Neck Road, Centerport, NY 11721.

Parents can sign up for sessions that run from October 6 through December 8. All sessions, unless otherwise indicated, are from 10 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Fee: $20 / $18 members.

Advanced registration is required. 

For more information or to register, please call 631-854-5539.

Grades K-5

October 8 
Ravenous Raptors (K-Grade 3)

Explore the collections, learn about birds of prey and make an owl using natural materials.

October 26 
Spooky Scavenger Hunt (Grades 2- 4) (6 pm-8 pm)

We’re turning off the lights for a scavenger hunt in the collections and will create specimen jars that can be used in any spooky Halloween display.

December 8 
Beneath the Waves (Grades 3-5)

Explore the seas with Mr. V! We’ll learn about the diversity of life beneath the waves, examine preserved specimens, and make a marine invertebrate pillow.

Pre-school with an adult

October 6
Raptors and Owl Craft (Ages 3 and 4 with an adult)

We’ll hear a story in the bird room, explore the raptor collection, and make an owl using re-purposed materials.

November 17 
Bears and Mask Craft (Ages 3 and 4 with an adult)

We’ll hear a story in the wildlife dioramas, learn about bears, and make a mask.

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