101 Fun Things to do with Kids on Nantucket #2

Exploration Station

Exploration Station offers a variety of activities including after-school programs and  mommy and me play groups available on a drop-in or pre-registration basis.  Drop-in children are welcome but we recommend reserving your child’s spot by pre-registering online, as space is limited.

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After School Program:

Exploration Station offers an after school program for children ages 3-8. Our hours are 2:30-5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday an  Each day features play time in our amazing classroom and a different project centered around the week’s theme.  Children may attend one or all days each week.  The after-school program is $20 per day or siblings 2 for $30; Following is a tentative schedule of after-school classes; please check the calendar for exact dates.

Here is a sample of the weekly themes.

Oceans- Our last week of drop-in play of the school year! This week we explore oceans and all of it’s creatures. Use sand to make your own miniature beach or paper to make a giant whale.

Earth Science- Come and see my personal collection of gems and minerals and learn about the wonders of the layers of the Earth.

Boats-  Build your own boat with recycled materials and watch it move across the water!

Fossils- Learn about prehistoric times and see real fossils! Go on a fossil hunt and even make your own!

Space- Have fun exploring exploring the galaxy, stomp on some rockets and build a cosmic project.

Locomotion- Make creations that fly and soar! Use the power of a balloon to sail a monorail across the room.



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