Traveling Programs

Bring the fun to you!

2014  Summer Library  Meredith1

The educators at the Children's Museum of New Hampshire are hitting the road!

We want to be a resource to you! We have two outreach price points/program options: Groups of up to 50 children, and Groups of 50-100 children, both of which will bring our high-quality, curriculum-based programs right into your classroom. PLEASE NOTE: The only traveling program we offer over the summer is our Library Program.


Groups of up to 50 children

RATES:
The cost per session is $225/first program. Additional sessions, at the same venue, can be booked for $175 per session when booking the same program topic.


PAYMENT:
Program requires a $50 deposit at the time of booking. The full balance is due two weeks prior to the program.


BOOKING MULTIPLE SESSIONS:
Multiple sessions, for the same program, on the same day, may be booked in advance. There must be at least 15 minutes in-between sessions to clean up and reset.


TRAVEL BEYOND 20 MILES:
A fee of $.50 will be charged per mile for programs beyond a 20 mile radius of the museum.

Your Institution should provide the following for any Traveling Program:

  • An all purpose room with comfortable seating for all participants. All sessions MUST take place in the same room.
  • Tables are strongly preferred to children working on the floor, chairs are not necessary.
  • At least four tables (different sizes are fine) for interactive stations/activities
  • A Teacher and one additional volunteer per 25 children at the program
  • Access to sink for clean up (depending upon type of program)
  • 2-4 waste baskets

  • PROGRAM LENGTH:
    Each class session will last approximately 60 minutes in length. Max: 2 programs per day.


    GENERAL SCHEDULE:

  • 15-minute introduction to the topic
  • 30 minutes of hands-on activities
  • 10-minute wrap up & clean up
  • Please Contact or To Book--
    Meredith Brustlin, Early Childhood and Literacy Coordinator
    meredith@childrens-museum.org
    603.742.2002 Ext 111


    OUR HEALTHY EARTH
    Grade: PreK-5
    Join us as we explore this great Earth we live on...and all of its trash! How much do you throw away a year? What are ways to make trash new again? Do you know what upcycling is? This interactive outreach program will explore all these questions and more! Children will learn about sustainability, and easy ways that they can help keep the Earth healthy. Let's put our scientist caps on to work together, question, explore and experiment. This lesson ends with a take home upcycling activity!


    RIVER BUILDERS
    Grades: 1-5
    (60 minute version) Join us to learn all about rivers here in New England as we investigate some of nature's very best architects and engineers! Participants will travel through stations and get to examine and hypothesize about these builders and the incredible structures they create. This program will wrap-up with every participant exploring the engineering design process by building their own osprey nest platform that will actually hold weight - with plenty of time to test and redesign their creation.


    MIND BLOWING MATTER
    Grades: K-5
    Learn about and explore states of matter with educator led demonstrations and interactive challenge stations - filled with hands-on experiments and activities all about matter. Students will make an incredible shrink paper suncatcher and watch matter change before their eyes.


    UNDER A STARRY SKY: NOCTURNAL ANIMALS
    Grades: 1-5
    Join us for a fun-filled exploration into the star-lit world of nocturnal animals. A museum educator will lead participants in a fascinating and hands-on presentation to learn how these animals have adapted to survive in their nighttime environment, under a starry sky. Participants will travel through interactive stations where they can investigate animal tracks, animal constellations, explore hands-on nature experiments, and more! This program will wrap up with every participant creating their own "Lights in the Night" circuit constellation project -with a star that will really light up!


    BIOLUMINESCENT SEA CREATURES
    Grades: 1-5
    This lesson introduces students to the deepest darkest sections of the ocean and the amazing bioluminescent creatures that live - and glow there! This program has vibrant images, videos, fascinating information and ends with a glowing sea creature matching game! Students will also make a glowing fish project to take home. Please note: Outreach site must provide access to and use of a video project and computer for this travel program.

    HIGH FLYING HEROES
    Grades: 1-5
    How does flight work? Who are the pioneering highflying heroes in the history of aviation? Why does a kite fly through the air? These questions and more will be answered in our High Flying Heroes program. A museum educator will lead children in this presentation as they watch a real Bernoulli blower make objects hover in the air, observe and test paper flying contraptions, watch a mini hot air balloon demonstration, and make paper bag kite to take home and fly!

    Related standards available upon request.

    Groups of 50 - 100 children

    RATES:
    The cost per session is $350/first program. Additional sessions, at the same venue, can be booked for $300 per session when booking the same program topic.


    PAYMENT:
    Program requires a $50 deposit at the time of booking. The full balance is due two weeks prior to the program.


    BOOKING MULTIPLE SESSIONS:
    Multiple sessions, for the same program, on the same day, may be booked in advance. There must be at least 15 minutes in-between sessions to clean up and reset.


    TRAVEL BEYOND 20 MILES:
    A fee of $.50 will be charged per mile for programs beyond a 20 mile radius of the museum.

    Your Institution should provide the following for any Traveling Program:

  • An all purpose room with comfortable seating for all participants. All sessions MUST take place in the same room.
  • Tables are strongly preferred to children working on the floor, chairs are not necessary.
  • At least four tables (different sizes are fine) for interactive stations/activities.
  • A Teacher and one additional volunteer per 25 children at the program
  • Access to sink for clean up (depending upon type of program)
  • 2-4 waste baskets

  • PROGRAM LENGTH:
    Each class session will last approximately 60 minutes in length. Max: 2 programs per day.


    GENERAL SCHEDULE:

  • 15-minute introduction to the topic
  • 30 minutes of hands-on activities
  • 10-minute wrap up & clean up
  • Please Contact or To Book--
    Meredith Brustlin, Early Childhood and Literacy Coordinator
    meredith@childrens-museum.org
    603.742.2002 Ext 111


    AMAZING INVENTIONS
    Grades: 1-5
    Join us as we investigate some of the most amazing inventions of all time! We'll explore incredible ideas from electricity to the chocolate chip cookie, and also the makers who had the creative minds to make all of our favorite inventions come to life. A museum educator will lead children in a hands-on, exciting, informative and startlingly science filled presentation. This hour-long program will wrap-up with every participant making their own aluminum foil circuit that can really light up!

    MIND-BLOWING MATTER
    Grades: 1-5
    Learn how rocks can change their state of matter and watch other items change right before your eyes! Observe exciting experiments and demonstrations and make an incredible shrink paper craft - that will look like real glass - to take home!

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