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CAYTON Enrichment CLASSES

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Intimate & Interactive

Cayton Enrichment Classes are created with the same educational and developmental foundations used in our experiential exhibits, programs, and spaces.

To register for Cayton
Enrichment Classes:

Designed to expand a child’s social, creative and cognitive abilities, Cayton Enrichment Classes provide critical developmental skills through immersive play experiences. These tools are particularly critical following more than a year of restricted in-person socializing and learning.

 

Taught by experienced teaching artists and child development specialist, classes are intimate and interactive. Participants are encouraged to play in the museum before and after classes.

 

To apply for a class scholarship please email

classes@caytonmuseum.org for requirements and information.

Please scroll to the calendar below and select the class date(s) you would like to register for.

*All class costs include museum admission for one adult and one child

ART CRAWL

Art Crawl

Art Crawl is an introduction to the sensory art experience. The Cayton Art Studio is transformed into a big blank canvas for babies and toddlers to express their inner artist. Babies and toddlers strip down to their diapers and crawl around in a free exploration of edible (non-toxic) paint, while creating a beautiful mess. And best of all, we do the clean up! 

*This class requires parent participation.

Classes: 

Class 1: Galaxy Crawl

Class 2: Winter Wonder

Class 3: Let's Roll

Who?
Ages 9 months–2 years

When?

Fridays 10–11am

Dates?
 

December

Class 1: Dec 2

Class 2: Dec 9

Class 3: Dec 16
 

January

Class 1: Jan 13

Class 2: Jan 27

February
Class 1: Feb 10
Class 2: Feb 17
Class 3: Feb 24 

Cost?
$35 a class + $10 materials (Total = $45 a class)
*Class cost includes museum admission for one adult and one child

BABY ROCKEROOS

Baby Rockeroos

Come rock, roll, hum, and babble with us for a transformative sensory-rich experience. Our rollicking Baby Rockeroos class has been professionally developed to help babies, 3-18 months, explore new sounds and movement. Every class will help their developing brains learn to process music and speech, exercise their fine and gross motor skills, and build your baby's confidence one note at a time.

Who?
Ages 3–18 months
 

When?
Wednesdays 10-11am

Dates?


December

Class 1: Dec 14
Class 2: Dec 21


February Series
Class 1: Feb 8

Class 2: Feb 15
Class 3: Feb 22

 

 

Cost?

$35 a class for December
$105 for the February series

*Class cost includes museum admission for one adult and one child

CAYTON SENSATIONS

Cayton Sensations

Touch, Taste, Explore! In this class where everything is edible, babies and toddlers use their natural curiosity to explore and create within an environment of themed sensory experiences. Through interactions with edible paint, seasonal foods and objects, toddlers will develop their vocabulary, communication, observation and reasoning skills. 

Who?
9 months–2 years

 

When?

Wednesdays 10–11am
 

Dates?
 

January

Class 1: Jan 11 

Class 2: Jan 25

Cost?
$35 a class + $10 materials (Total = $45 a class)
*Class cost includes museum admission for one adult and one child

Paint the Walls: Art Explosion!

Finally, your preschooler can paint on anything that surrounds them: Paint the walls, the floor, even the tables! This class inspired by our Art Crawl allows your older child to explore their artistic abilities with no boundaries.

*
This class requires parent participation. 

Classes:
Class 1:
 Moon Walk

Class 2: Winter Wonder

Class 3: Let's Roll

Who?
Preschool age children, ages 2-4 years old

When?
Thursdays 10–11am
 

Dates?
 

December

Class 1: Dec 1 

Class 2: Dec 8

Class 3: Dec 15


February

Class 1: Feb 9 

Class 2: Feb 16

Class 3: Feb 23
 

Cost?
$35 a class + $10 materials (Total = $45 a class)
*Class cost includes museum admission for one adult and one child

PAINT THE WALLS

Budding Artists I

This interactive and creative class allows children to develop their artistic talents through an exploration of different creative mediums and processes. Each week participants will be proud to take home a new masterpiece of their own creation. Activities include process-based activities with clay, 3D sculptures, texture collages, paintings and more.
 

Classes:
Class 1:
Art Is Color

Class 2: Art Is Texture

Who?
Ages 2–4 years
 

When?

Class 1: Jan 12

Class 2: Jan 26

 

Cost?

$35 a class 

*Class cost includes museum admission for one adult and one child

Budding Artists I

Clay Play

Young sculptors squish, squelch, and shape air-dry clay into the whimsical characters of their dreams. From design to execution, this stimulating workshop helps children activate their imaginations, engage in multisensory development, and learn creative problem-solving.

Who?
Ages 5–8 years
 

When?
Saturday 1-2pm

Dates?

January 14

 

Cost?

$45 a class
*Class cost includes museum admission for one adult and one child

CLAY PLAY

Word Play

School-age poets travel to where the sidewalk ends in this literary workshop, inspired by the beloved poems of Shel Silverstein. Students will explore poetry styles, write their own poems, and turn their expressive verses into visual art. 

Who?
School age children, ages 6-8 years old

 

When?

Saturday 1–2pm
 

Dates?

January 7 

Cost?
$35 a class
*Class cost includes museum admission for one adult and one child

WORD PLAY
BUDDING ARTISTS II

Budding Artists II

This hand-on class allows children to practice their artistic abilities through an exploration of different creative mediums and processes. Each week participants will be proud to take home a new masterpiece of their own creation. Activities include process-based activities with clay, 3D sculptures, texture collages, paintings and more.

Classes:

Class 1: Texture Exploration – explore 3 different textures in 3 different art crafts

Class 2: Clay Sculptures – explore and learn clay techniques

Class 3: Watercolor Resist – use watercolor and various materials to explore resist techniques

Class 4: Paint Exploration – use paint and various materials to create colorful art projects

Who?
Ages 5–8 years
 

When?

Coming Soon
 

Cost?
$35 a class

*Class cost includes museum admission for one adult and one child

Cayton Constructors: A Space for Makers and Thinkers

Explore your creative side! In this class, school age children will become constructors and builders as we work with slime, explore reactions, build volcanos, and more! Class schedule listed below:


Classes:

Class 1: Building Connections

Architect
Budding architects, come take a seat at our drafting table where we'll draw up some dream house designs and then bring them to life!

 

Class 2: Weather Exploration

 

Weather Scientist
The forecast for this week calls for some rainbow rain and twisting tornados! Join us for a fun class where we explore the weather -- no umbrella needed!

 

Class 3: Reactions in Action

Chemist
Calling all chemists! Get your lab coats and goggles ready as we explore some exciting child-safe chemical reactions in this class!

 

Class 4: Create & Play

Toy Designer
Play friends, let your imaginations run wild! Step into the role of Toy Designer and make your own curious creation!

Who?
School Age Children, ages 5-8 years old

 

When?
Spring 2023

Cost?
$35 a class

*Class cost includes museum admission for one adult and one child

CAYTON CONSTRUCTORS

Puppet Production: A Play by You!

In this interactive class, students learn how to create characters, tell stories, and activate their imaginations through puppet theater. Children will create their very own puppet, write roles for their character, build a story line, and learn the art of performance. This class is taught by our very own resident actor! 

Classes:

Class 1: Students learn about what makes a character and how to create their own characters. 

Class 2: Students learn what makes a story and how to create a short story about their puppets. 

Class 3: Students practice telling their story in front of the class. Students are also able to expand on their story through props, set pieces, and extra characters. 

Class 4: Students put any final touches on their play and perform for their grown-ups. 

Who?
School age children, ages 5-8 years old

 

When?

Coming Soon

Cost?
Are sold as a series, 4 classes for $100
*Class cost includes museum admission for one adult and one child

PUPPET PRODUCTION
FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

Check out the FAQ page HERE

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