2015 School Winter Recess: Creative Fun for Kids

Next week, February 16-20, is Winter Recess for schools. If you’re looking for a fun activity, you can register your young student for one of the Vanderbilt Museum Education Department’s creative workshops. Programs are scheduled for pre-kindergarten children and those in grades K-4.

Vanderbilt educator works with children on creative projects
Vanderbilt educator works with children on creative projects

Advance registration is required for all workshops. Please call (631) 854-5539 for more information and to register.

Monday, February 16: Self-Portrait

Grades K-4 10 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., bring a bag lunch, $30 / $27 Members

Learn about some of the Vanderbilt family members immortalized on the walls of the mansion, and have fun creating your own self-portrait masterpiece.

Tuesday, February 17: Animal Mask

Grades K-4 10 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., bring a bag lunch, $30 / $27 Members

Explore the animal dioramas and collection of masks, examine teeth, tusks, claws and horns, and make a unique piece of art.

Wednesday, February 18: Hidden Owl Snow Globe

Preschool child, accompanied by an adult 10-11:30 a.m., $20 / $18 Members

Learn about adaptations that help birds of prey be successful hunters, and make a snow globe of a wintry scene.

Cancellation policy: The Museum reserves the right to cancel any workshop that does not meet minimum enrollment requirements. Refunds will be issued up to seven days before the start of a workshop, for a cancellation made by the registrant.

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