Upcoming Educational Events for Children in Jacksonville

Learning and having fun are both necessary for the development of a child. Treat your kids to fun and educational events in Jacksonville, Florida area. Here are some of the upcoming exciting activities that you can do with your kids.

Shepherd of the Woods – Southside

Nurture your young engineer’s mind with this club’s fun activities. Kids will enhance their creative and logical skills by completing different engineering challenges. Children will have the chance to explore engineering concepts like bridges, patterns, weight, height, tunnels, etc. Every lesson is around 45 minutes and starts with attention-grabbing activities such as an interactive game or read-along activities. Your kids will sure to enjoy and learn in the club.
Event details
When: Sep 12, 2016 to May 16, 2017
Every Tuesday from 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM
Where: Shepherd of the Woods – Southside
How much: Starting at $400.00

Robotics – NON EXT DAY – Session C – JCE
Let your kids experience the immersive curriculum that was specially developed by the school. This robotics program will allow your students experience how science is applied in the real world. Your children will be introduced by to the wonders of science through entertainment, adventures and interactive experiments. Lessons will be presented in an environment that is fun and conducive to learning. Aside from learning science, your children will also be developed emotionally as well as socially as they will build self-esteem and learn to interact with other kids as a team. Please set your child’s expectations that they will be working with others as a team.

Event Details
When: Nov 28 – Jan 09
Every Monday from 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Where: Julington Creek Elementary
How Much: Starting at $75.00

MOSH Little Learners
Jacksonville’s Museum of Science and History ever popular Little Learners program is available again this year. Develop your little one’s interests in learning by bringing them to MOSH’s Little Learners. Every second Wednesday of the month a new exclusive program will be presented to preschool-aged children and their guardians. Please pre-register because this program is extremely popular.
Event Details
When: Second Wednesday of every month
Doors Open: 9:30 a.m. (a half hour before it opens to the general public)
Programs Start: 10 a.m. and 11 a.m.
Where: Museum of Science and History
How much: $5 per person (age 2 and under FREE)

MOSH Smart Smiles
It is important that kids will develop the habit of proper oral hygiene. However, it can equally difficult for kids to realize the importance of such habit as kids tend to view the routine of brushing and flossing to be tedious. MOSH’s Smart Smiles program will teach your young ones the importance of keeping their teeth clean in an enjoyable way.
Event Details:
When: January 11, 2017
Wednesday from 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Where: Museum of Science and History
How much: $5 per person (ages 3 & up).

Science & History Boat Tours
Learning history doesn’t have to be boring. With MOSH’s Science and History Boat Tours, children will have fun learning about the history of Jacksonville. They will also be taught about the important role the St. Johns river have played to Jacksonville and surrounding communities. This tour has been made possible through the collaboration of MOSH and St. Johns River Taxi and the sponsorship of JAX Chamber.
Event Details
When: January 13, 2017
Boats leave at 1 pm and 3:30 pm
Where: St. Johns River Taxi
How much: $15 adults and $12 children

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