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Emerging Inventors ~ Registration Open for Fall Classes

Posted by Edison Ford Winter Estates On August 23, 2013

emerging inventors sept 2013     Edison Ford Emerging Inventors Early Learning Program for one – three year old children and their parents, grandparents and other family members begins this fall. The program includes socializing, education activities, story time, singing, crafts and exploring the homes, gardens and museum at the Edison & Ford Winter Estates. Each session will introduce science through activities and time to tend the Emerging Inventors Vegetable Garden!

Children and parents are encouraged to bring lunch or a snack to enjoy on the grounds after the program.

      The Emerging Inventors classes will begin October 2013 and are held on the first and third Thursday of each month (except January and March 2014), 9:00 – 10:30 a.m. Parents may select specific dates or all dates.

 • October 3 and 17 – Music, Sound & Movement

     Learn the first words recorded and played back on Edison’s phonograph, make different sounds with instruments, see sound and more. This class will have everyone dancing to science!

  • November 7 and 21 – Electricity & Energy

     Emerging Inventors experiment with electricity and energy through hands-on activities and demonstrations that will make their hair stand up and paper dance.

emerging inventors2 sept 2013• December 5 and 19 – Smarts In Art & Science

     Emerging Inventors learn colors and science through rainbows and weather while experimenting with polymer, milk, and balloons, learning about rainbows and weather.

  • January 16 – Games & Measurement

     Emerging Inventors practice numbers and counting, working alongside their parents in multiple measuring activities.

 • February 6 and 20 – Space & Earth

     Emerging Inventors learn about the sun and moon, planet earth, the four seasons, gravity and more with fun activities, including rockets.

  • March 6 – Flowers & Trees

     Emerging Inventors learn about and use all five senses in this class while discovering many flowers and trees throughout Edison Ford.

 • April 3 and 17 – Edison Chemistry

     Emerging Inventors learn about and create mixtures and solutions through multiple activities including polymer, play dough and silly putty.


     Cost: Edison Ford Members $5 (one adult, one child); non-members $15 (one adult, one child); each additional child $5. Subject to availability registration is required by calling the Edison Ford Education Department at 239-334-7419.

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