Kids

Second Saturday Family Free Day - Summers on Cape Ann

Cape Ann Museum invites families to a free drop-in program. Includes free admission for family members, gallery guides and related art projects in the CAM Activity Center.

When: 
Friday, March 20, 2014 11am-2pm
Location: 
Cape Ann Museum

Morning at the Museum

Drop off your 6-12 year old at Cape Ann Museum to learn about art and history

Morning at the Museum is a drop off program for children ages 6 to 12. Visit the Museum for art and history activities from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on select Tuesdays and Fridays throughout the summer. This program is $5.00 for members and $10.00 for non-members. Space is limited. Reservations are required.

When: 
Select Tuesdays and Fridays through August 2015 10-11:30am
Location: 
Cape Ann Museum

Nature Adventures: Beautiful Birds

Learn about song birds with a story and a wal at Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuar

Bring your young naturalist to the sanctuary this summer and experience the joy of books and the wonders of nature. Participate in hands-on nature-related activities inspired by the stories. Sign up for one or more of these adventurous programs.

When: 
Tuesday, July 07, 2015 9:30 - 11:00 am

Family Campouts: River Camping

Explore the Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary after hours and join us for a night

Explore the Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary after hours and join us for a night of camping under the stars. Have an early dinner at home, and then come with your family and your tent, and we'll provide the s'mores.

When: 
Saturday, July 11, 2015 6pm - Sunday, July 12, 2015 9am

Nature Art Classes at Joppa Flats: Summer Series

Kids will use nature as a muse to express themselves through art at Joppa Flats!

Any season is a great time to notice nature's beauty and to make it come to life with amazing works of art! In the Spring series, we'll use collage and various materials to make wonderful 3-D landscapes of places we like to play in and faraway worlds we've always wondered about. Register individually for these classes, when we'll be enjoying the best of Nature Art. Cool projects each week will help you beat the heat!

When: 
Thursdays, July 9 - 23, 2015 3:45 -5:15pm

Nature Art Classes at Joppa Flats: Summer Series

Nature's beauty is all around us. Let's open our eyes and explore nature as artistic inspiration! Join teachers Jan and Lee for these series, and learn how creativity intersects with science, technique, and construction in a fun and rewarding way. Materials will be provided. Parents are welcome but not required to stay. Each series requires a minimum of four participants. Register individually for these classes, when we'll be enjoying the best of Nature Art. Cool projects each week will help you beat the heat!

Eco-Art: Sense of Adventure

Have an adventure at Ipswich River Wildlife Sancatuary!

Come venture along the sanctuary trails on a sensory tour. We will explore the magic of the outdoors by using our many senses. Let's see what we can discover using our eyes, ears, nose, hands, and even taste. Using found materials from nature, we will create a nature collage.

When: 
Thursday, July 9, 2015 9-11:00 am

Seashore Adventures: Tide-Pooling Trek

Explore the rocks and tide pools of Chandler Hovey Park in Marblehead

Life on the rocky shore presents unique challenges and opportunities for marine species. Explore the rocks and tide pools of Chandler Hovey Park and take a closer look at crabs, sea stars, and other seashore creatures that have adapted to survive their continually changing environment.

When: 
Monday, July 8, 2015 9:30-11am
Location: 
Chandler Hovey Park

Children's Festival in Marblehead

The Children's Festival is just one event of many in the Marblehead Arts Festiva

How wonderful to have kids view the world through a 64-color box of Crayola Crayons instead of an 8-color box, and the Children's Festival is here to help bring out the artist in every child. The Children’s Festival is a unique "hands on" arts-based program of activities directed toward children aged ten years and younger. This year’s theme is “50 Years of Arts and Crafts” as part of Marblehead Festival of Arts.

When: 
Sunday, July 3, 2015 10am-1pm
Location: 
Jeremiah Lee Mansion

Fun in the Farm Yard

Appleton Farms' offers a variety of fun activities for families in theis drop by

Experience Appleton Farms anytime of day with our newest program Fun in the Farmyard! Drop the our Carriage Barn anytime between 10am-2pm on Sundays to learn about life on the farm and meet some of our friendly farm animals. Activities change every half hour and can include play with the goats, meet a chicken, seed starting, butter making, farm story time, nature crafts and more. This event is free and all ages are welcome!

When: 
Sunday, July 5, 2015 10am-2pm
Location: 
Appleton Farms
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