September 17, 2019
  • Science Detectives

    September 17, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Join us for very hands-on early science activities: magnets, bubbles, ice, water, air, metal; even the greatest scientists started with simple experiments and observations. These special chemistry and physics workshops are designed just right for the pre-school age child. Recommended for ages 3+ and free with admission.

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September 18, 2019
  • Messy Art

    September 18, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
    Maine Discovery Museum, 74 Main St, Bangor, ME 04401, USA

    Every Wednesday little artists can experiment with new, fun painting tools, bright colors and practice their
    sequencing, spatial reasoning, fine motor, and problem-solving skills important for pre-reading and pre-math!

    Each session starts with a short demonstration of the project and tools followed by free exploration and
    creating time guided and encouraged by our staff and volunteers.

    Recommended for ages 2-5 and free with admission.

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September 19, 2019
  • Nature Time

    September 19, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Budding naturalist and biologists can go on nature excursions without ever leaving the museum. Get up close to some of MDM’s amazing live animals, pelts, claws, shells, bones, rocks and more.

    Each session starts with an introduction of the specimen or nature science discovery followed by guided gentle exploration and lots of time for science conversations. Occasionally we will have appropriate make and take activities to end the session.

    Recommended for ages 3-5 and free with museum admission.

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September 20, 2019
  • Clay Play

    September 20, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am

    Put on a smock and get ready for creative clay and dough work: We have special tools, roller, pounders and presses to exercise little hands: help your child build fine motor muscles, creative expression and leave the mess with us! Try out new, innovative clays and doughs every week and take home recipes to make your own. Recommended for ages 2+ and free with admission.

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September 21, 2019
  • First Day of Fall

    September 21, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Paint a beautiful picture with a warm fall colors. Recommended for ages 3+ and free with admission.

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September 22, 2019
  • Safety First: Make a reflective badge for your backpack!

    September 22, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    The days are getting shorter and it’s getting dark much sooner! Science can help you be more visible. Learn about light bouncing off and glow in the dark then make your own reflective badge or name tag! Recommended for ages 4+ and free with admission.

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  • My Day to Play

    September 22, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

    MY DAY TO PLAY AT MDM – A SPECIAL PROGRAM FOR CHILDREN ON THE AUTISM SPECTRUM
    Please join us for “My Day to Play,” a program designed to provide children on the autism spectrum with a safe, comfortable environment to explore and to give families who face similar challenges a place to connect. The program was developed by lead volunteer Rosalyn Fisher, a retired occupational therapist experienced in working with children on the spectrum, and MDM’s Director of Education, Trudi Plummer.

    Activities

    Quiet Sensory Discovery Boxes with some new materials each session

    Gross Motor Sensory Play

    Quiet Space available

    Different sessions of animal one-on-one and special science exploration time

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September 24, 2019
  • Science Detectives

    September 24, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Join us for very hands-on early science activities: magnets, bubbles, ice, water, air, metal; even the greatest scientists started with simple experiments and observations. These special chemistry and physics workshops are designed just right for the pre-school age child. Recommended for ages 3+ and free with admission.

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September 25, 2019
  • Messy Art

    September 25, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am

    Every Wednesday little artists can experiment with a new, fun painting tools, bright colors and practice their sequencing, spatial reasoning, fine motor, and problem solving skills- important for pre-reading and pre-math! Recommended for ages 2+ and free with admission.

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September 26, 2019
  • Nature Time

    September 26, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Budding naturalist and biologists can go on nature excursions without ever leaving the museum. Get up close to some of MDM’s amazing live animals, pelts, claws, shells, bones, rocks and more.

    Each session starts with an introduction of the specimen or nature science discovery followed by guided gentle exploration and lots of time for science conversations. Occasionally we will have appropriate make and take activities to end the session.

    Recommended for ages 3-5 and free with museum admission.

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September 27, 2019
  • Clay Play

    September 27, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am

    Put on a smock and get ready for creative clay and dough work: We have special tools, roller, pounders and presses to exercise little hands: help your child build fine motor muscles, creative expression and leave the mess with us! Try out new, innovative clays and doughs every week and take home recipes to make your own. Recommended for ages 2+ and free with admission.

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September 28, 2019
  • Fall Fairy Gardens

    September 28, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Create a sweet autumnal mini garden with natural materials for the mysterious fairy tale creatures that might visit our world sometimes. Recommended for ages 4+. $3 materials fee. Tickets available at the admissions desk day of program.

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September 29, 2019
  • Invention Day: Box Robots

    September 29, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    What would YOUR box robot do? Use fun recyclables to design and create a robot friend. Recommended for ages 5+ and free with admission.

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October 1, 2019
  • Science Detectives

    October 1, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Join us for very hands-on early science activities: magnets, bubbles, ice, water, air, metal; even the greatest scientists started with simple experiments and observations. These special chemistry and physics workshops are designed just right for the pre-school age child. Recommended for ages 3+ and free with admission.

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October 2, 2019
  • Messy Art

    October 2, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am

    Every Wednesday little artists can experiment with a new, fun painting tools, bright colors and practice their sequencing, spatial reasoning, fine motor, and problem solving skills- important for pre-reading and pre-math! Recommended for ages 2+ and free with admission.

    See more details

October 3, 2019
  • Nature Time

    October 3, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Budding naturalist and biologists can go on nature excursions without ever leaving the museum. Get up close to some of MDM’s amazing live animals, pelts, claws, shells, bones, rocks and more.

    Each session starts with an introduction of the specimen or nature science discovery followed by guided gentle exploration and lots of time for science conversations. Occasionally we will have appropriate make and take activities to end the session.

    Recommended for ages 3-5 and free with museum admission.

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October 4, 2019
  • Clay Play

    October 4, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am

    Put on a smock and get ready for creative clay and dough work: We have special tools, roller, pounders and presses to exercise little hands: help your child build fine motor muscles, creative expression and leave the mess with us! Try out new, innovative clays and doughs every week and take home recipes to make your own. Recommended for ages 2+ and free with admission.

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October 6, 2019
  • My Day to Play

    October 6, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

    MY DAY TO PLAY AT MDM – A SPECIAL PROGRAM FOR CHILDREN ON THE AUTISM SPECTRUM
    Please join us for “My Day to Play,” a program designed to provide children on the autism spectrum with a safe, comfortable environment to explore and to give families who face similar challenges a place to connect. The program was developed by lead volunteer Rosalyn Fisher, a retired occupational therapist experienced in working with children on the spectrum, and MDM’s Director of Education, Trudi Plummer.

    Activities

    Quiet Sensory Discovery Boxes with some new materials each session

    Gross Motor Sensory Play

    Quiet Space available

    Different sessions of animal one-on-one and special science exploration time

    See more details

October 8, 2019
  • Science Detectives

    October 8, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Join us for very hands-on early science activities: magnets, bubbles, ice, water, air, metal; even the greatest scientists started with simple experiments and observations. These special chemistry and physics workshops are designed just right for the pre-school age child. Recommended for ages 3+ and free with admission.

    See more details

October 9, 2019
  • Messy Art

    October 9, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am

    Every Wednesday little artists can experiment with a new, fun painting tools, bright colors and practice their sequencing, spatial reasoning, fine motor, and problem solving skills- important for pre-reading and pre-math! Recommended for ages 2+ and free with admission.

    See more details

October 10, 2019
  • Nature Time

    October 10, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Budding naturalist and biologists can go on nature excursions without ever leaving the museum. Get up close to some of MDM’s amazing live animals, pelts, claws, shells, bones, rocks and more.

    Each session starts with an introduction of the specimen or nature science discovery followed by guided gentle exploration and lots of time for science conversations. Occasionally we will have appropriate make and take activities to end the session.

    Recommended for ages 3-5 and free with museum admission.

    See more details

October 11, 2019
  • Clay Play

    October 11, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am

    Put on a smock and get ready for creative clay and dough work: We have special tools, roller, pounders and presses to exercise little hands: help your child build fine motor muscles, creative expression and leave the mess with us! Try out new, innovative clays and doughs every week and take home recipes to make your own. Recommended for ages 2+ and free with admission.

    See more details

October 15, 2019
  • Science Detectives

    October 15, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Join us for very hands-on early science activities: magnets, bubbles, ice, water, air, metal; even the greatest scientists started with simple experiments and observations. These special chemistry and physics workshops are designed just right for the pre-school age child. Recommended for ages 3+ and free with admission.

    See more details

September 17, 2019
  • Science Detectives

    11:00 am - 12:00 pm

September 18, 2019
  • Messy Art

    10:30 am - 11:30 am

September 19, 2019
  • Nature Time

    11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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