The Nanaimo Museum proudly offers a diverse selection of programming for children during the summer months of July and August. Designed for drop-in participation these programs are not only educational, and informative but fun! Listed below are the Museums feature children programs for the summer.
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Quill Pens & Ink Wells Tuesdays in July & August from 10:00am - 12:00pm
Children will experience what it was life to learn in a classroom 100 years ago. Sit in old fashioned wooden desks to practice writing with quill pens and ink wells. Children will participate in a cursive writing lesson and make a magnet using historical photos. The program is designed for children ages 5-12 years and is included in museum admission fee. The program is offered on a drop-in basis and caregivers must be present at all times.
Junior Archaeologist Thursdays in July & August from 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Children will explore Nanaimoís ancient history through the eyes of an archaeologist. Hands-on activities include sifting through soil for artifacts, rebuilding clay pots, investigating and handling artifacts from the museumís education collection that are more than 1,000 years old and make petroglyph rubbings. Junior Archaeologist will focus on the Inuit culture On August 15, 22 & 29 during our feature exhibit, Expedition Arctic. The program is designed for children ages 5-12 years and is included in museum admission fee. The program is offered on a drop-in basis and caregivers must be present at all times.
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