Connecting Kids to Nature
Winter Break Programs in Stony Brook Village
Stony Brook, NY – Learning about nature through fun events is on the Winter Break menu at Ward Melville Heritage Organization’s Educational & Cultural Center this month with two great programs.
First there’s Morning of Nature: Music and Storytelling for kids ages 3 to 5 from February 20 to 21, 10 am – 11:30 am, with Johnny (“Mr. C”) Cuomo who will include singing, dancing, creating and moving to music followed by storytelling. This program is geared toward children of all abilities with their caregivers as well as those children with special needs. Johnny is local teacher, musician and naturalist who specializes in programming for children in early childhood through young adulthood. Cost is $65 pp for all 3 days (Per day pricing: $35 pp) 15 person minimum; 20 person maximum.
The second program offered is Teepee Ted of the Traveling Wilderness Museum for ages 6 to 9 from February 21 to 23, 10 am – 12 Noon and includes learning about how Indians lived as settlers on Long Island, wilderness survival, how to use bow and arrows, making the tools and toys of native children and stringing jewelry. Cost is $90 for all 3 days (Per day pricing: $35 pp) Minimum participants, 10.
Both programs take place at WMHO’s Educational & Cultural Center at 97P Main Street in the Stony Brook Village Center. For additional details call 631-751-2244 or visit stonybrookvillage.com