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Virtual field trips to important Georgia locations & events

Thursday, March 26th, 2020

Virtual Georgia Field Trips Savannah

GPB’s Georgia Home Classroom site has an array of virtual field trips to important Georgia events & locations including to Indian Mounds @ Ocmulgee National Monument, Kolomoki Mounds State Park, and Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site.

Each field trip includes:

Interviews
360-degree panoramic photography
Interactive elements
Videos
User guide

The virtual field trips align with the Georgia Standards of Excellence (GSE) for social studies as well as the content from GPB’s Georgia Studies digital textbook and Georgia Race Through Time game.

Find the free online field trips here.

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Free digital performances now available by The Atlanta Shakespeare Company

Thursday, March 26th, 2020

Atlanta Shakespeare free digital productions

The Atlanta Shakespeare Company Education Department is making their 2019-2020 touring available FOR FREE online through May 22, 2020.

To receive post-performance quiz assignments and answer keys that can be conveniently formatted in Google Classroom, please email katigrace@shakespearetavern.com.

View the performances here. 

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Find more things for Savannah-area kids to do at home here. 

FREE online workshops, museum tours, puppet shows @ Center for Puppetry Arts

Thursday, March 26th, 2020

Center for Puppetry Arts online free atlanta

Center for Puppetry Arts in Atlanta is now offering free online workshops, museum tours & puppet shows — all FREE from your own home.

Center for Puppetry Arts expanded their Digital Learning platform to include live streaming, and it’s all for FREE. So now you can enjoy curriculum-based workshops and Digital Learning interactive puppet shows online. Just jump onto to Center for Puppetry Arts Facebook page here to see streaming live.

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Find more things for Savannah-area kids to do at home here. 

Telfair Museums tips on sketchbooking for kids

Tuesday, March 24th, 2020

Sketchbooking Telfair Museums Jepson Center sketchbooking Telfair Museums

Running out of at-home ideas during this COVID-19 social distancing?

Telfair Museums’ Education Studio Programs Manager, Kip Bradley, shares a few tips and tricks for introducing your children to sketchbooking while they’re at home here.

Feel free to share your kids’ sketches on Telfair Museums Facebook page here.

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Virtual tour of Savannah’s Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters

Saturday, March 14th, 2020

Telfair Museums online tour Owen Thomas

Telfair Museums’ Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters, Telfair Academy and the Jepson Center are closed through March 31 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

But kids can take a virtual tour of the Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters in Savannah

Take the tour here. 

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Find the Travel & Leisure list world-famous museums that offer virtual museum tours you can take from your couch here.

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Find more of our new free online things to do at home here. 

 

New Savannah Spanish classes for children, teens

Tuesday, March 10th, 2020

spanish classes savannah lessons kids children

Whether you speak Spanish at home and your child always responds in English or your child has never heard a word of Spanish before, they’ll find joy in a foreign language at the Exchange in Savannah.

With play-based, small group classes, children learn together and from one another, making life-long friends as they learn a life-long skill. Click here to view the full schedule. Classes begin March 24 2020 and each class is limited to 8 students.

Reserve your place today and join in on the fun!
Try a drop-in class before you join:
Saturday, 3/14 11AM
Monday, 3/16 9AM
Monday, 3/23 9AM
$10/child, $5/additional sibling

Learn more & register online here. 

Still have questions? Give Savannah Area Language & Culture Exchange  a call: 719-502-7685

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FREE showing of “Bee Movie” + affordable kids’ classes @ Savannah Cultural Arts Center

Sunday, March 8th, 2020

Bee Day Savannah Cultural Arts FREE kids events

UPDATE: THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED

Bring your kids to a special FREE Bee Day @ Savannah Cultural Arts Center  9:30AM-12:30PM on Thurs. March 19

Felt bees and ceramic hives workshops with the cultural arts staff and an instructional show-and-tell and discussion by the Coastal Empire Bee Keeping Association. Stick around for the FREE screening of “Bee Movie” at 11AM.

9:30-11AM: Felt Bees & Ceramic Hives Workshops
Instructional Show-and-Tell and discussion by Coastal Empire Bee Keeping Association

11AM-12:30PM
Film Screening of “Bee Movie”

FREE | Open to the Community | All ages welcome

Savannah Cultural Arts Center
201 Montgomery St.
Savannah, GA 31401

Register online here. 

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Savannah Cultural Arts Center

Savannah Cultural Arts Center offers these free or affordable Spring 2020 kid-friendly classes & workshops.

To view the latest updates to events and programming, be sure to visit www.savannahga.gov/arts or call 912-651-6783.

Little Artists Creative Drop-in Play Space
Saturdays, March 21 & 28 • 9AM-Noon
Ages 6 & younger
$5 per child per class

Drop in any time between 9AM-Noon to take part in a creative learning environment that focuses on stimulating the basics of imagination, movement, and fun.

Register online here. 

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Music and Movement
Saturdays, April 4 – 25 • 9:30-10:30AM
4-week class
15 months – 3 years with caregiver
Cost $20

Sign up for this educational experience with Instructor Joanna Walchuk as she takes you through the building blocks of learning songs and dance in a fun, uplifting environment.

Register online here. 

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Home-school Art Program
Thursday, April 9, May 7 10AM-Noon
Ages 6-15
$10 per child

Come join our new Home-school Art Program to learn create and have fun! Each session will offer a different creative and educational activity that will help foster artistic expression. Students will learn a variety of skills across different media while learning about famous artist and art movements. Parents are encouraged to join in own the fun for free.

Register online here. 

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Drop-in Ceramics
Thursday’s (Bi-Weekly) April 2-May 28 10AM-Noon
All ages welcome (ages 10 & younger are not permitted on the wheel)
FREE

Drop in our studio and engage in fun clay based activities with the guidance of our skilled instructor.

Register online here. 

FREE Family Fun Day @ Telfair Museums’ new Impressionism exhibit

Saturday, March 7th, 2020

Telfair Museums Impressionism Exhibit 2020 Savannah Jepson

COLLECTING IMPRESSIONISM: TELFAIR’S MODERN VISION is now open.
March 6 –Aug 16, 2020

Jepson Center
207 W York St.
Savannah, GA 31401

Learn more here. 

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COLLECTING IMPRESSIONISM’ FREE FAMILY DAY
April 18 2020 @ 1–4PM
Jepson Center

From more than 7,000 works in the museum’s permanent collection, Telfair presents ‘Collecting Impressionism,’ including some of the finest paintings in the United States. Children and families will be invited to create their own miniature Impressionist works and go on a scavenger hunt throughout the exhibition. Local artists will be on hand to lead plein air painting demonstrations in front of the museum, and local musicians will provide a program of Impressionist music in the auditorium at 2pm.

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ART START: COLLECTING IMPRESSIONISM: TELFAIR’S MODERN VISION
April 16 2020 @ 10:30–11:30AM
Jepson Center

$5 per child
Adult members free / Adult non-members $12

Start your day with art. Once a month, Telfair Museums’ youngest patrons are invited to the Jepson Center for story time, a special tour, and an art activity. Strollers, crying babies, toddlers, and older siblings are all welcome here.

April 2020’s featured exhibition is Collecting Impressionism: Telfair’s Modern Vision. Come play and learn.

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(Savannah Summer Camps 2020) Kids’ Pottery Camp @ Savannah’s Clay Spot

Thursday, March 5th, 2020

Savannah Clay Spot 2020 Pottery Summer Camp

Kids Summer Pottery Camp 2020 @ Savannah’s Clay Spot 

This popular Savannah summer camp @ Savannah’s Clay Spot is a unique opportunity for children to work as actual artist in a professional ceramic studio. Each camp week has a different fun theme. Children create at the pottery wheel and use several hand building methods.

Pottery camp sizes are limited to 7-12 so register early.

Register online here. 

Savannah’s Clay Spot is at 1305 Barnard St., Savannah, 31401. The studio sits on the SW corner of Barnard and Henry Street with the front door facing Henry St. There is parking right in front of the studio facing Henry Street. Look for the fun red fence.

Savannah’s Clay Spot, www.savannahsclayspot.com, 1305 Barnard St., Savannah, 31401, tel. 912-509-4647 or e-mail savannahsclayspot@gmail.com 

FREE showing of “Bee Movie” + affordable kids’ classes @ Savannah Cultural Arts Center

Saturday, February 29th, 2020

Bee Day Savannah Cultural Arts FREE kids events

UPDATE: THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED

Bring your kids to a special FREE Bee Day @ Savannah Cultural Arts Center  9:30AM-12:30PM on Thurs. March 19

Felt bees and ceramic hives workshops with the cultural arts staff and an instructional show-and-tell and discussion by the Coastal Empire Bee Keeping Association. Stick around for the FREE screening of “Bee Movie” at 11AM.

9:30-11AM: Felt Bees & Ceramic Hives Workshops
Instructional Show-and-Tell and discussion by Coastal Empire Bee Keeping Association

11AM-12:30PM
Film Screening of “Bee Movie”

FREE | Open to the Community | All ages welcome

Savannah Cultural Arts Center
201 Montgomery St.
Savannah, GA 31401

Register online here. 

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Savannah Cultural Arts Center

Savannah Cultural Arts Center offers these free or affordable Spring 2020 kid-friendly classes & workshops.

To view the latest updates to events and programming, be sure to visit www.savannahga.gov/arts or call 912-651-6783.

Little Artists Creative Drop-in Play Space
Saturdays, March 21 & 28 • 9AM-Noon
Ages 6 & younger
$5 per child per class

Drop in any time between 9AM-Noon to take part in a creative learning environment that focuses on stimulating the basics of imagination, movement, and fun.

Register online here. 

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Music and Movement
Saturdays, April 4 – 25 • 9:30-10:30AM
4-week class
15 months – 3 years with caregiver
Cost $20

Sign up for this educational experience with Instructor Joanna Walchuk as she takes you through the building blocks of learning songs and dance in a fun, uplifting environment.

Register online here. 

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Home-school Art Program
Thursday, March 12, April 9, May 7 10AM-Noon
Ages 6-15
$10 per child

Come join our new Home-school Art Program to learn create and have fun! Each session will offer a different creative and educational activity that will help foster artistic expression. Students will learn a variety of skills across different media while learning about famous artist and art movements. Parents are encouraged to join in own the fun for free.

Register online here. 

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Drop-in Ceramics
Thurs. March 5, 9:30-11:30AM
Thursday’s (Bi-Weekly) April 2-May 28 10AM-Noon
All ages welcome (ages 10 & younger are not permitted on the wheel)
FREE

Drop in our studio and engage in fun clay based activities with the guidance of our skilled instructor.

Register online here. 

Savannah Parent & Me Activities: Art Start @ Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center

Wednesday, February 26th, 2020

Telfair Museums Jepson Center Art Start Toddlers Strollers

Start your day with art with Telfair Museums’ new and combined parent & me program in Savannah: Art Start @ the Jepson Center.

Once a month, Telfair Museums’ youngest patrons are invited to the Jepson Center for story time, a special tour, and an art activity. Strollers, crying babies, toddlers, and older siblings are all welcome here.

March 2020’s featured exhibition is The Journey is Mine, Chapter One, an #art912 exhibition of paintings by Savannah-based artist William Kwamena-Poh. Come play and learn @ The Jepson Center.

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March 2020 Art Start theme:  The Journey is Mine, Chapter One, an #art912 exhibition of paintings by Savannah-based artist William Kwamena-Poh.
Thurs. March 19, 10:30-11:30AM
$5 per child
Adult members free / Adult non-members $12

Register online here.

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Jepson Center
207 W York St.
Savannah, GA 31401

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St. Andrew’s School Mainstage Musical: “Once Upon A Mattress”

Wednesday, February 26th, 2020

Once Upon A mattress St. Andrew's School Savannah

Tickets are now available for St. Andrew’s 2020 Mainstage Musical, Once Upon A Mattress.

This kid-friendly production is open to the public. Buy tickets online here. 

Showtimes

Fri & Sat. March 6 & 7 2020, 7:30PM

Sun. March 8 2020, 3PM

St. Andrew’s School Fine Arts
601 Penn Waller Rd.
Savannah 31410

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Homeschool Class @ Savannah Children’s Museum

Monday, February 24th, 2020

Homeschool Class @ Savannah Children’s Museum
10-11AM Wed. Feb. 26 2020
For ages 4-7
The program will be Busy Bees- an educational workshop that focuses on the wonderful world of honeybees. Students will engage in activities and games that teach about the anatomy, life cycle, and communication habits of our favorite pollinators.

Cost: Parents are free | members: $5 per child | non-members: $10 per child.

Check in will be at Georgia State Railroad Museum gift shop.

Attendees are welcomed to stay after for regular hours at Savannah Children’s Museum.

Pre-registration is required and space is limited. To hold your spot for this event, please contact Elisabeth Chappell at
chappell.chs@gmail.com or (912) 441-9106.

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(Savannah summer camps 2020) Scribble Art Summer Camp

Sunday, February 23rd, 2020

Registration is open for summer camp 2020 @ Scribble Art Studio in Savannah.

Students explore a subject in two and three dimensional projects each day of the week. Students paint, print, collage, draw and sculpt to produce multiple projects each day. Two instructors for group size of 10-15 max.

These week-long camps are open to ages 4-8 from 9AM-Noon; ages 9 & older from 1-4PM.

Register online here. 

Questions? Call Geoff at 202-379-5643

Scribble Art Studio
212 E. 37th St.
Savannah, GA 31401

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Savannah autism resources: Sensory Soft Saturday @ Savannah Children’s Museum

Saturday, February 22nd, 2020

Sensory Soft Saturday Savannah Children's Museum Autism

Make connections while enjoying Savannah Children Museum’s many exhibits in a sensory-friendly way.

Savannah Children’s Museum will open early from 9-10AM Sat. March 14 2020 for families with special needs or children who have autism to enjoy the site with less crowds and tailored sensory friendly programming.

Tickets: $8 for all guests and FREE for members.

Attendees are welcome to stay after 10AM for regular museum hours.

Savannah Children’s Museum exhibits can be enjoyed by all ages but are designed for children 12 years old and younger.

Pre-registration is required for this event as space is limited. Please contact Elisabeth Chappell at echappell@chsgeorgia.org or (912) 441-9106 to reserve a spot.

Sat. March 14, 2020
9-10AM
Savannah Children’s Museum

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FREE Spanish learning playdate @ Savannah Area Language & Culture Exchange

Monday, February 17th, 2020

Spanish for kids classes Savannah Chatham County

Here’s a fun way for your kids to learn Spanish this Sat. Feb. 22 in Savannah: Playtime or Arts & Crafts for kids led in Spanish @ Savannah Area Language & Culture Exchange.

Whether your kids speak Spanish or not, they’ll have a great time at this event. Play is free for as long as you want. $16 to sit down and do the craft, $12 for additional siblings.

This month we’re sequining dinosaurs or mermaids, with the option to add feathers wings to turn them into dragons and mermaids.

Arrive when you want
Stay & play as long as you want
Reserve your designated time to do the craft online here. 

Your child does not need to know a word of Spanish in order to participate. Children are the ultimate learners!
Ages 18 months and up welcome, even your middle and high schoolers!
You can relax and have a cup of coffee or tea, while they play.

Where:  Savannah Area Language & Culture Exchange, 206 East 36 St. Savannah
When: Sat. Feb 22 2020, 1-4PM
Who: Ages 18 months & older

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