Maritime Gloucester invites kids in pre-k through first grade to a vacation week session about fish and the similar traits all fish have in common - part of a week full of educational sessions during February vacation! What makes a fish a fish? You might be surprised by just how much a great white shark and a guppy have in common! By hearing a story and looking at models and pictures, kids will learn all about the fishes that live in Cape Ann and beyond. Using ordinary socks, children will craft their own toy sharks and colorful fishes to take home!
Maritime Gloucester invites kids to a vacation week session about the unique properties of ice and snow - part of a week full of educational sessions during February vacation! Does this time of year have you thinking of ice and snow? Students will learn all about ice through a variety of icy experiments, challenges, and projects. After looking at how salt affects ice, students will create saltwater paintings to take home. We’ll also learn about how arctic and Antarctic sea creatures have adapted to survive at extreme temperatures.
Maritime Gloucester invites kids in pre-k through first grade to a vacation week session about Jellyfish and Coral - part of a week full of educational sessions during February vacation! Did you know that the biggest jelly is found right here in Massachusetts and can have tentacles longer than four school busses? Found in every ocean, from the dark depths to the sunny surface, jellies are amazing animals! We will learn about jellies and corals and make jelly crafts to take home. We’ll highlight our adventure with a story about Jenny Jellyfish and the challenges she faces in her ocean home.
Maritime Gloucester invites kids to a vacation week session focused on making art with recyclables - part of a week full of educational sessions during February vacation! Can you transform a water bottle into a fish, or a plastic plate into a sea turtle? Using a variety of recyclable materials, students will create their own sea creature sculptures to take home. We’ll look at a vast collection shells, bones, and exoskeletons for inspiration and discuss sea creature adaptations. As we talk about the importance of recycling, we’ll look at pictures of sea creature art made from recycled materials, such as marine debris and water bottles.
Maritime Gloucester invites kids to a vacation week session about crabs - part of a week full of educational sessions during February vacation!. Did you know that some crabs like to play dress up? We’ll learn all about decorator crabs by making some fancy crab crafts decorated with shells and sea glass. We’ll also explore the different types of crustaceans as we study tiny horseshoe crabs, gigantic lobster claws, and an unusual Caribbean spiny lobster. We’ll end the day with a story about our favorite costumed crustaceans!
The Newbury Town Library invites kids to perform some acts of chivalry! Come to the library to learn about the Middle Ages -- knights, swords, chivalry, and so much more! After the interactive presentation we will be making our own shields! Please register in advance at and please bring a large cardboard circle for your shield (like the circle from a pizza box).
The Newbury Town Library wants kids to get moving! Did you make a New Year's resolution about health and fitness? Come learn about jump roping, one of the best exercises for you, at the library and maybe find some inspiration!
The Children's Museum of New Hampshire and the NHSPCA team up to help kids learn about animal care! Kids and animals go together like peanut butter and jelly. From a young age, children are fascinated by animals and love to lavish affection on their pets. Sometimes, they can be a little overzealous, though, and that’s where humane education comes in, helping kids understand the best ways to interact with their pets.
Beverly Public Library invites teens to get in the holiday spirit at an awesome holiday party, as planned by the teen advisory board, featuring a holiday movie, a yankee swap book exchange and cookie decorating!!! (for you to eat and/or give as gifts) Bring ONE WRAPPED BOOK with you. The book should be in good condition, and one you think other teens will enjoy.
In this class kids will make a reindeer out of sticks and twigs and learn about real reindeer. They'll also explore seed travel and talk about how plants get ready for the winter. Any season is a great time to notice nature's beauty and to make it come to life with amazing works of art! Each series offers different themes and different materials to engage every young artist's budding creativity. Sign up for one class at a time, or come for the whole series. Move over, Michelangelo - make room for all our Joppa artist superstars!
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