NEW! Homeschool Water Exploration

[ 0 ] January 7, 2016 |

By Providence Children’s Museum      

Kids think, experiment and problem solve as they try different hands-on activities investigating water in a winter series especially for homeschool families. Build boats, dams and water wheels, create water art, and have time to explore Providence Children’s Museum’s interactive exhibits each week.Homeschool Water Exploration-Jan2015PCM

Wednesdays, January 13, February 10 and March 9
12:00 – 1:30 PM for ages 8 – 11 and caregivers
2:00 – 3:30 PM for ages 5 – 8 and caregivers

January 13: Construct penny boats, paddle boats, soda bottle boats and more, and explore the concepts of weight, load and surface tension.

February 10: Build dams of different shapes and sizes and create water wheels to explore hydropower.

March 9: Investigate ice balloons, print with bubbles, paint secret messages, and experiment with other water art.

Registration for each weekly session is $20 per child with attending caregiver; $15 for current Providence Children’s Museum members.

SAVE BIG! Register by January 8 and the full three-session series is only $45 per child; $30 for current Museum members.

Click here for full details and registration. For more information, email or call (401) 273-5437 ext. 234.


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The mission of Providence Children's Museum is to inspire and celebrate learning through active play and exploration. The Museum creates and presents interactive play and learning environments and hands-on programs for children ages 1 - 11 and their families. Located in Providence's Jewelry District. Museum educators and other staff contribute monthly articles about topics related to children's play and learning. Articles advocate for the importance of play to children's healthy development and are full of great ideas and resources, activities to try at home, and much more. For additional ideas and resources, visit the Museum's website and blog. Also join the conversation about the need for play on the Museum-hosted PlayWatch listserv (

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