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Preschool & Children's Programs

Preschool Programs at Markham Museum

Children's Programs at Markham Museum

 


Preschool Programs Summer 2017 * Registration starts May 9 

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 heritage orchard, exhibitions, and historic buildings. Each 4 week session has a new theme and activities, so you can sign up for multiple sessions! Cost for 1 child and 1 adult, additional children $40.00 each (max 3 children per adult).

  • Time : 10:00 AM -11:30 AM
  • Ages : 2 to 4 years old
  • Markham Resident Cost : $64.00
  • Non Markham Resident Cost: $74.00

Wednesday Morning Sessions

Session 1:Wednesday June 28, July 5, 12, and 19 2017

  • Barcode: 304273
  • Click here to see weekly themes.

Session 2: Wednesday August 9, 16, 23, and 30 2017

  • Barcode: 304274

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Museum - 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.

  • Time: 10:00 AM -11:30 AM
  • Ages: 4 and up
  • Markham Resident Cost: $150.00
  • Non Markham Resident Cost: $160.00

Session 1: Sunday August 13, 20, 27, and Sept 10 (No class on Sept 3 due to Labour Day weekend)

  • Time: 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Barcode: 303943

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Children's Programs Summer 2017 * Registration starts May 9 

Museum - 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.

  • Time: 1:00 PM -3:00 PM
  • Ages: 7-12 years
  • Markham Resident Cost: $200.00
  • Non Markham Resident Cost: $210.00

Session 1: Sunday July 16, 23, 30, August 13,20 and 27 (No class on 6 due to the Civic Holiday long weekend)

  • Barcode: 303947

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Bird's Nest Baskets 

Create your own ceramic bird’s nest basket complete with eggs and a twisted handle. This little basket makes a beautiful decoration or a catch-all for trinkets. Includes all supplies and firing.

  • Date: Saturday, August 12, 2017
  • Time: 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • Ages: 7-16
  • Markham Resident Cost: $40
  • Non Markham Resident Cost: $50
  • Barcode: 304171

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Spiky Cactus Pencil Holder 

Keep your pens and pencils in your very own ceramic cactus! Design, build and decorate your cactus with help from our professional pottery instructors in a fun and exciting environment. Includes all supplies and firing.

  • Date: Saturday, August 19, 2017
  • Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Ages: 7-16
  • Markham Resident Cost: $40
  • Non Markham Resident Cost: $50
  • Barcode: 304173

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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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