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Kids Can Take Nature Class At Bruce Museum In Greenwich

The Bruce Museum in Greenwich is sponsoring programs for children next week.
The Bruce Museum in Greenwich is sponsoring programs for children next week. Photo Credit: Contributed

GREENWICH, Conn. -- The Bruce Museum in Greenwich will offer cool adventures on hot days for children ages 6-12.

From Tuesday through Thursday, Aug. 4, from 1-4 p.m., children can enjoy an exploration of the museum's current exhibitions and hands-on activities. On Tuesday, the theme will be “Art of Nature,” inspired by the exhibition "Flora and Fauna: Drawings by Francesca Anderson." Activities will include Styrofoam scratchboard printing, nature journaling and natural object collaging.

On Wednesday, children can spend the afternoon exploring simple physics concepts through experiments that zoom, soar and crash. Activities inspired by photographs from the museum’s "Science and Motion" exhibition will include paper airplane making and gravity-powered roller coasters.

The topic on Aug. 4 is “Color Day – Prepare to Get Messy!” Color mixing and painting activities include tie-dying, splatter painting and color combat. Registration is online by Thursday at this link .

Each afternoon session costs $60 for nonmembers, $45 for museum members. Participants who sign up for all three days will receive a special reward from The Bruce Museum Store.

The Bruce Museum is at 1 Museum Drive, Greenwich. For more information, contact Laura Stricker, manager of youth and family programs, at 203-413-6740.

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