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Preschool & Children's Programs

Preschool Programs Fall 2018

Fall Munchkins

‘Fall Munchkins’ was designed to provide preschoolers with a memorable one-of-a-kind experience.  Each week, the 3 hour program will be filled with exciting crafts, activities, games and songs.  Educational and exciting themes will be experienced in a creative and caring environment designed to engage and captivate.  Each session is different! 

Dates: October 13, 20, November 3, 10, 17, December 1, 8, 15 (please note there is no class on October 28th due to Scaryfest and no class on November 24th due to the Santa Clause Parade)

  • Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Ages: 3 - 6 years old
  • Cost: $208.00
  • Barcode: 328381

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Museum - Tinker Tots

Circuits, gears, machines, oh my! This program focuses on STEAM based learning through fun and interactive activities designed for you and your little one, that are led by experienced program instructors. Cost for 1 child and 1 adult, additional adults or children $40.00 each (max of 3 children per adult registered). Parents participate.

  • Time: 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
  • Ages: 4-6 years
  • Cost: $70.00
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Session 1: October 13, 20, November 3, 10 (no class on October 27 due to Scaryfest)

  • Barcode: 329181

Session 2: November 17, Dec 1, 8, 15 (no class on November 24 due to Santa Claus Parade)

  • Barcode: 329182

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Museum – Junior Homemade Holiday Treasures

Get ready for the season of giving by creating your own holiday treasures you can give to family and friends.  Each participant can choose three unique treasures to create from a Hot Chocolate Snowman to a one-of-a-kind picture frame.

Date: Sunday, December 16

  • Time: 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM
  • Ages: 4-7 years
  • Cost: $38.00
  • Barcode: 329189

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Children Programs Fall 2018

Museum Pottery - Holiday Winter Wonderland Ornament Workshop (Kids)

 

Create a set of 12 ornaments that are great for decorating for the holiday season.  Keep them as a family treasure or give as holiday gifts. Use winter & holiday themed patterns, stamps and colours to create your own individual ornaments. This project is something that you can bring out year after year.  Includes all supplies and firing.

  • Age: 7+
  • Cost: $40.00

Session 1: Saturday, December 8

  • Time:  1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Barcode: 330798

Session 2Sunday, December 9

  • Time:  1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Barcode: 330799

Session 3: Tuesday, December 11 CANCELLED

  • Time: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Barcode: 330800

Session 4: Saturday, December 15 CANCELLED

  • Time: 10:00 PM - 12:00 PM
  • Barcode: 330801

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Museum – Homemade Holiday Treasures

Get ready for the season of giving by creating your own holiday treasures you can give to family and friends.  Each participant can choose three unique treasures to create from a Hot Chocolate Snowman to a one-of-a-kind tea towel.

Date: Saturday, December 22

  • Time: 1:30pm-3:30pm
  • Ages: 8-12 years
  • Cost: $38.00
  • Barcode: 329187

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Preschool Programs Winter 2019

Registration starts November 13th.

Museum- Mini Mornings

Looking for something new to do with your active preschooler? Join us at the Museum for fun, educational and interactive activities specifically designed for you and your little one. Classes are lead by our experienced program instructors and incorporate the museum's unique features including our exhibitions and historic buildings. Each four-week session has new themes and activities, so you can sign up for multiple sessions! Cost for one child and one adult, additional children $40.00 each (max three children per adult).

Wednesdays

  • Time: 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
  • Ages: 2-4 years
  • Cost: $70.00

Session 1: January 9, 16, 23, and 30

  • Barcode: 333369

Session 2: February 6, 13, 20, and 27

  • Barcode: 333370

Session 3: March 6, (No Class on March 13 due to March Break), 20, 27, and April 3

  • Barcode: 333371

Sundays

  • Time: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Ages: 2-4 years
  • Cost: $70.00

Session 1: January 13, 20, 27, and February 3

  • Barcode: 333372

Session 2: February 10, (No Class on February 17 due to Family Day long weekend), 24, March 3, 10

  • Barcode: 333374

Session 3: March 24, 31, April 7, 14

  • Barcode: 333373

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Winter Munchkins

‘Winter Munchkins’ was designed to provide preschoolers with a memorable one-of-a-kind experience.  Each week, the three hour program is filled with exciting crafts, activities, games and songs.  Educational and exciting themes will be experienced in a creative and caring environment designed to engage and captivate.  Each session is different! Parents do not attend.

Dates: Saturday January 12, 19, 26, February 2, 9, (No Class on February 16th due to the Family Day long weekend), 23, March 2, and 9

  • Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Ages: 3 - 6 years old
  • Cost: $208.00
  • Barcode: 333368

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Museum - Tinker Tots

Circuits, gears, machines, oh my! This program focuses on STEAM based learning through fun and interactive activities designed for you and your little one, that are led by experienced program instructors. Cost for one child and one adult, additional adults or children $40.00 each (max of three children per adult registered). Parents participate.

  • Time: 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
  • Ages: 4-6 years
  • Cost: $70.00

Session 1: Saturday January 12, 19, 26, and February 2

  • Barcode: 333391

Session 2: Saturday February 9, (No Class on February 16th due to Family Day weekend), 23, March 2, and 9.

  • Barcode: 333390

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Museum Pottery - Parent & Me Pottery

Join us as we explore the wonderful world of clay in our Pottery Studio!  This program provides an opportunity for those big and small to play with clay, to each make a special treasure, and best of all spend time together while being creative.  We will explore methods of hand building such as sculpting, surface decoration, slab building and coiling.  Together with our professional artist instructors participants will also get to glaze their work before being fired.  Cost for 1 child and 1 adult, additional adults or children $75.00 each to a max of 2 additional participants. Includes all supplies.

  • Ages: 4+
  • Cost: $175.00

Dates: Sundays, January 20, 27, February 3, 7

  • Time: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Barcode: 333627

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Museum Pottery - Clay Creations 

Join us as we explore the wonderful world of clay in our Pottery Studio! Beginners will learn all the steps from beginning to end of how pottery pieces are created. Participants will explore methods of hand building such as sculpting, surface decoration, slab building and coiling. Together with our professional artist instructors, participants will also get to glaze their work before being fired and have an opportunity to try basic techniques on the potter’s wheel. Includes all supplies and firing costs.

  • Ages: 7-12 years
  • Cost: $220.00

Session 1: Sunday, January 20, 27, February 3, 10, 24, March 3 (No Class on February 17th due to Family Day Weekend)

  • Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Barcode: 333629

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Museum Pottery - P.A. Day Pottery Workshop

Children will learn about Markham’s pottery history, visit the museum’s pottery exhibit and make your own pottery in our beautiful museum pottery studio.  Kids will have the chance to make their own unique works of art while at the same time learning clay techniques such as pinch pots, coils and slab building.  Join us for a day of creative learning!

  • Ages: 7-13 years
  • Cost: $50.00

Session 1: Friday, January 18

  • Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Barcode: 335067

Session 2: Friday, February 1

  • Time: 9:00 AM -12:00 PM
  • Barcode: 335068

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Museum Pottery - Winter Snowflake Clay Jewellery

Add some sparkle to your wardrobe with these stunning clay snowflake pendants. Learn how to sculpt and decorate your own unique pendants that can be made into necklaces, bracelets or brooches. The perfect gift for a loved one or a treat to yourself! Includes all supplies and firing for four clay pendants.

  • Age: 7-13 years
  • Cost: $40.00

Date: Saturday, January 19

  • Time:  1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Barcode: 335071

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Museum Pottery - Handprint Trinket Dish

Learn how to create and decorate your own special dish for those rings, beads or pocket change. The beautiful and unique trinket dish is a perfect gift for that special person or just for yourself.  Price includes all supplies and firing.

  • Age: 7-13 years
  • Cost: $40.00

Date: Saturday, February 2

  • Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Barcode: 335072

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Museum Pottery - Spring Sprouts Flower Pot Fun

Bring some green back into your life this winter with these sweet flower pots.  Get ready for seeds to sprout!  These decorations will be perfect for the seedlings, succulents and a great way to ring in spring. Design, shape and decorate to create your own unique pot that will look great on your windowsill for years to come!.  Price includes all supplies and firing.

  • Age: 7 -13 years
  • Cost: $40.00

Date:  Saturday, March 23

  • Time:  10:00 AM -12:00 PM
  • Barcode: 335073

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Magical Mystical Dragons

Dragons are mystical creatures that intrigue children of all ages.  They take on so many shapes and sizes and have been in legends from so many civilizations.  Create your own unique dragon complete with scales, wings, claws and fangs.  The possibilities are endless.  Learn clay hand-building and sculpting techniques and decorate with texture and colour.  Price includes all supplies and firing.

  • Age: 7 -13 years
  • Cost: $40.00

Date: Saturday, March 23

  • Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Barcode: 335074

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Registration Information

Consult your Markham Life magazine for registration information, or call the Program Coordinator at 905-305-5970.

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