Sept. 21: Cortland Dance Group
Come learn to move your body to the music with The Cortland Dance Group!
Sept. 28: Yoga
Join us to find your balance, focus, relaxation and self regulation through Vinyasa Yoga with Penny Lupo, a SUNY Cortland Alumna.
Oct. 19: Little Life Savers
Come learn about SUNY Cortland’s Emergency Services and explore an ambulance!
Oct. 26: Education Club Halloween Party
The 22nd annual Education Club Halloween Party is a family friendly Halloween celebration with snacks, activities and a parade!
*Please note: This event is at the 1890 House in Cortland.
Nov. 2: Whose Tracks are These?
Come get wild with us as Elaine Sturges, a Project Wild facilitator, teaches us how to identify wildlife tracks.
Nov. 9: Healthy Habits
Join us as Chris Widdall from the Childhood/Early Childhood
Education Department teaches us some fun ways to make healthy habits!
Nov. 23: Dinosaurs Galore!
Learn about dinosaurs and make your own dinosaur puppet with Orvil White from the Childhood/Early Childhood Education Department!
We are located in the SUNY Cortland Child Care Center, on the ground floor of the Education Building on Prospect Terrace. Entrance is to the right of the playground. Parking is available on the street or in the ASC paid lot. All events are FREE but donations are gladly accepted.
Here are some of the activities that were held in the past:
Chinese New Year Celebration — Learn to make origami fish, listen to stories related to Spring Festival celebrations, and make and taste dumplings.
Cortland Dance Group— Get moving, shaking, and singing along in an interactive day of physical activity and creativity for all. Children have the opportunity to create musical instruments of their very own and use them as they move their bodies to the music.
“Paint, Paint, Paint”—Explore the different painting styles of famous illustrators of children's books. Play with paint to create your own masterpieces. Make and take samples of your favorite styles.
Physical Activities and Healthy Highways— Play games that are both exciting and health inspired. Preschoolers are led through various activities using inexpensive equipment that can be recreated and enjoyed at home. The “Healthy Highways Program” gets participants moving.
All Aboard for Trains— The Children’s Museum presents a fascinating expo on trains. Children decorate their own boxcar and take it on a pretend trip around the center. All aboard for train adventures.
Technology at Kidsville— Participate in Cortland’s free children’s fair at the Cortland County Office Building Gymnasiumin in celebration of the National Week of the Young Child. Children’s Museum volunteers bring iPads so that adult family members and children can explore different applications.
Wings & Things Taking Flight— Join us for a day of fun science activities, including build-your-own Hoop Glider Straw Rockets and Plate Gliders and fly them across the room. These are safe for children of all ages.
For additional information contact Emilie Kudela at
607-753-5525 or Susan Stratton at 607-753-2467 or
email us at email@example.com.
The Children's Museum offers interactive, hands-on experiences in an environment where Cortland community members, including parents, grandparents, caregivers, teachers, college students, youth and young children can be inspired to play and learn together across a variety of topics and in many ways.