Markham Museum offers various Preschool and Children's Programs. Register your child online on EZ Reg now!
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 led by our experienced program instructors and incorporate the Museum's unique features including our 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).
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.
Dates: Sunday, July 7, 14, 21, 28, August 11, 18th (no class on August 4th due to Civic Holiday)
Time: 1 PM — 3 PM
Museum Pottery — Sunflower Pinch Pot Planter
Let the sun shine! What better way to celebrate summer than to make your very own Summer Sunflower planter. Create your very own sunflower planter that will last forever. During this workshop we will create and paint a pinch pot sunflower or other favourite summer flower; lilies, poppies daisies….or one that your child creates with their imagination. Kids will design, create and decorate their floral beauties in our fun and exciting pottery studio! Includes all supplies and firing.