Spring 2013 Events
February 9: Chinese New Year Celebration— Canceled due to weather. Learn to make origami fish, listen to stories related to Spring Festival celebrations, and make and taste dumplings.
February 23: Cortland Dance Group— Get moving, shaking, and singing along in an interactive day of physical activity and creativity for all. Children will have the opportunity to create musical instruments of their very own and use them as they move their bodies to the music!
March 2: “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.
March 23: Physical Activities and Healthy Highways— Play games that are both exciting and health inspired. Preschoolers will be led through various activities using inexpensive equipment that can be recreated and enjoyed at home. The “Healthy Highways Program” that will get participants moving.
April 13: All Aboard for Trains— Come on down to the Children’s Museum for a fascinating expo on trains! Children will decorate their own box car and take it on a pretend trip around the center. All aboard for train adventures!
April 20: Technology at Kidsville— Come to the Cortland County Office Building Gymnasium, 60 Central Avenue to participate in Cortland’s free children’s fair in celebration of the National Week of the Young Child. The Children’s Museum volunteers will bring ipads so that adult family members and children can explore different applications.
April 27: Wings & Things Taking Flight— Join us for a day of fun science activities, including build-your-own Hoop Glider Straw Rockets and Plate Gliders. We will fly them across the room! These are safe for children of all ages.
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.
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.