HOLIDAY WORKSHOPS

Children ages four and up are welcome to join SMLI on their days off from school to enjoy hours of fun, hand-on science activities!  Children will participate in experiments, create crafts, and observe demonstrations. 

  • All holiday workshops run from 10:00 am until 3:00 pm

  • Holiday workshops are drop-off programs.  Please enter through the SMLI bus entrance. 

  • Please send your child with a packed lunch

  • Children are grouped by grade starting with pre-k (4 years old). Some grades may be grouped together.

  • Zany Zoology Holiday Workshop
    Oct 05, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
    Science Museum of Long Island, 1526 N Plandome Rd, Manhasset, NY 11030, USA
    Meet the animals of SMLI! Get up-close with mammals, reptiles, and amphibians in this day highlighting our furry and scaly friends. Learn about their adaptations, create fun crafts, and pet each animal! Unleash your curiosity as we take a journey through the animal kingdom.
  • Chemical Conundrums Holiday Workshop
    Oct 10, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
    Science Museum of Long Island, 1526 N Plandome Rd, Manhasset, NY 11030, USA
    Join us in the lab and create all sorts of chemical concoctions! Learn the difference between acids and bases, make solutions change, fizz, and disappear, and see some incredible demonstrations!
  • Science Fun-damentals Holiday Workshop
    Nov 11, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
    Science Museum of Long Island, 1526 N Plandome Rd, Manhasset, NY 11030, USA
    Discover just how much fun all areas of science can be at this Holiday Workshop! Learn about the power behind invisible forces like magnets and sound. Explore the laws of motions through toys and more.
  • SMLI Pioneers Holiday Workshop
    Nov 23, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM EST
    Science Museum of Long Island, 1526 N Plandome Rd, Manhasset, NY 11030, USA
    Do you have what it takes to survive in the great outdoors? Do you have what it takes to survive in the great outdoors? Learn about life's true necessities and spend a day away from the modern world. Learn how as we build fires, shelters, and more. S'mores included, of course!
  • Winter Wonderland Holiday Workshop
    Dec 27, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
    Science Museum of Long Island, 1526 N Plandome Rd, Manhasset, NY 11030, USA
    Celebrate the season with a day dedicated to winter! Discover the science of snowflakes, freeze objects with liquid nitrogen, and meet our cold-loving animals!