Spring Home School Day: Mini and Micro

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June 20, 2013


Stamford Museum and Nature Center


Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween


Event description: Join the center's education staff for a look at the small side of spring life. Meet the new spring farm babies and discover which animals are kids, polts, and keets. Dip into the vernal pools to study the tadpoles and insects that call it home. Explore how seeds travel and plant your own veggies to take home. Investigate the world of invertebrates by meeting some live insects and arachnids, as well as taking nets out for a catch-and-release field study. Limited enrollment allows for small groups. A group lunch period allows for homeschoolers to meet each other and share ideas. To register, contact Lisa Monachelli at 203-977-6515 or lmonachelli@stamfordmuseum.org. For ages 5 and up; younger siblings and parents/teachers attend at no charge.

Address: 39 Scofieldtown Road
Stamford, CT 06903
Phone: 203-322-1646
Website: stamfordmuseum.org

About Stamford Museum and Nature Center

The Stamford Museum & Nature Center is dedicated to the preservation and interpretation of art and popular culture, the natural and agricultural sciences, and history. The museum is a vital cultural and educational resource for the community, and a focal point for family activity and interaction. It seeks to inspire creativity, foster self-discovery, promote environmental stewardship, and nurture an appreciation for lifelong learning through exhibitions, educational programs, and special events. Enjoy a picnic on the Meadow, walk over 80 acres of nature trails, drop in to the Heckscher Farm and say hello to the animals, and don't miss the latest exhibition in the Bendel Mansion Museum Galleries.