Fun, creative workshops await children at the Vanderbilt Mansion Museum on Feb. 12, 20, 21, and 22.
Children in kindergarten through third grade can explore the collection of sea shells on Feb. 12 in the Sailor’s Valentine workshop.
Then, children in grades two to four can visit the portrait gallery and create their own self-portrait on Feb. 20 in the Self-Portrait activity.
Tweens will visit the wildlife dioramas and learn how animals survive the winter’s chill, and then create a mini-diorama snowglobe to take home on Feb. 21 in the Cold Climate Adaptations workshop.
Pre-schoolers, along with an adult companion, can learn about cold-climate animals and then make a polar bear print snowglobe on Feb. 22 in the Animals in Winter event.
All workshops take place from 10 am to noon and require pre-registration. Admission is $18 for members and $20 for non-members.
Vanderbilt Mansion Museum [180 Little Neck Rd. between Gina Drive and Cobblestone Court in Centerport, NY, (631) 854–5539; www.vande