• Terrific Tots

    Tuesdays and Thursdays, beginning February 9th*

    Terrific Tots, a program for children 1-3 years old and their caregivers, returns this month! Join us from 10-10:30 am for themed crafts, storytime, and other age-appropriate developmental activities. Plus, interactive play in the museum after the class! Free for members and $6 for non-members. Limited capacity; click here to register.

    *When Pinellas County Schools are in session

    Great Connections

    Sunday, February 14th

    Great Connections, our sensory-friendly program for children with special needs and their families, will take place on Sunday, 2/14! On the second Sunday of every month, Great Ex will close to the general public from 9-11 am. We’ll modify lights and sounds and provide a “cool down” room for families who need to take a break. The cost is $5 per person for non-members or free for Great Ex members. Learn more at greatex.org/programs/great-connections.

    Chipotle Fundraiser for Great Ex

    Wednesday, February 17th at 3540 4th Street N.

    Mark your calendars! On Wednesday, 2/17 from 4-8 pm, enjoy a delicious (and easy!) dinner at Chipotle while supporting Great Ex. At the register, present this flyer or mention Great Explorations Children’s Museum.

    Morris Workshop: Crafting with Cassidy

    Saturday, March 13th

    Join us for a fun, educational art class at Great Ex, designed for school-age kids to get creative and express their inner artist! Attendees will follow an instructor’s lead while creating their own masterpiece. Limited capacity; click here to register. $12 for members, $25 for non-members (includes museum admission).

    Workshops: 10-11 am, 1-2 pm, 4-5 pm

    Spring Break Camp!

    March 15th-19th

    Children entering K-3rd grade will explore STEAM topics during Spring Break Camp at Great Ex! Carefully crafted programming will encourage imagination, following our mission to stimulate learning through creativity, play, and exploration. For more information about Spring Break Camps, contact Emily at ebarnes@greatex.org.

    Birdies for Tampa Bay Charities

    Great Ex is excited to be a participating charity in this year’s Valspar Championship! You can get involved and help raise funds for Great Ex by pledging one cent or more for every birdie made by contestants during the Valspar Championship (April 29-May 2, 2021). Click here to learn more about Birdies for Tampa Bay Charities. Click here to complete your pledge online!

    Stay & Play After-School Program

    Elementary-aged children enjoy museum play, supported homework time, an afternoon snack, and more! Pick-up at select local schools. If your family is looking for a safe after-school program, contact Emily at ebarnes@greatex.org or click here.

    Enrollment at Early Explorations Preschool

    Our award-winning, accredited Early Explorations Preschool is accepting enrollment for this school year! We offer low student-to-teacher ratios and stimulate learning through proven creative curriculum. Please contact Emily at ebarnes@greatex.org for more information about Early Explorations Preschool or to schedule a tour.

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