Jan 122012
 
Anything for the Superkids Yo.

Toronto Museum Finds Creative Ways to Entice Children to Visit

Krypton Radio Newswire

Anything for the Superkids Yo.

The Toronto based Scarborough Museum in Scarborough-Ontario, have found very creative ways to grab the attention of young children with innovative workshops and programs. One such program is their Saturday Adventures Club, which features alternating monthly themes and with each Saturday building upon the previous one on what the children learned. This month is for wannabe heroes with The Superhero School, running from January 7th, to the 28th of this year.  The museum looked for ways to help the community and it’s younger members (with admittedly a benefit of bringing in more visitors to the museum), and initiated the special programs back in 2010.

The Superhero School allows kids 5-12 Years of Age to build emblems, masks and other Superhero attire, as they work on building their super-powered alter-egos. One of the wonderful aspects of the programs, is the level of participation by the children, being allowed to have a voice in upcoming programs; such as February’s Mad Scientist Workshop starting on Saturday February 4 and running until February 25.

Upcoming Workshops:

Mad Scientists
Saturday February 4 to 25
5-12 yrs. $60 / 4 Workshops
Course Code: 1884288
Saturday Adventurers welcome to the lab! See what crazy concoctions can be created. Strange science each and every week!

March Mix-up Mania
Saturday March 10 to 31
5-12 yrs. $60 / 4 Workshops
Course Code: 1884289
Get into crafts, cooking and creative play. Mini adventures each week. Something new to taste, try and see!

March Break Pioneer Adventure Day Camp – Ages 5 to 12
Monday March 12 to Friday March 19, 2012, 9 to 4 p.m.
Course Code: 1884378
Have a March Break you will always remember! Experience the life of an early settler. Cook food over the open hearth and in the wood stove, make early settler toys, play camp games, create a variety of fun historic crafts. Take nature hikes and enjoy the woods in beautiful Thomson Memorial Park, so dress for the outdoors! Pre-register online at www.toronto.ca/torontofun or call 416-338-4FUN. For more information call the museum at 416-338-8807. $152. Extended care available for an additional fee.

 

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