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Discovery Days: Construction theme!

Here is a preview of a couple of the things that we can make in Discovery Days Art next week
Two Crafts: Wearable Yellow Paper Construciton Hard Hat on paper headband, and 3D Excavator made from egg cartons, popsicle sticks, TP tubes and tape


Welcome back to Discovery Days! We have had a great start to our fall semester, and are looking forward to having even more fun!

Our theme next week (Sept. 19, 20, 21, 22, and 23) is Construction!

Here is a preview of a couple of the things that we we can make in Discovery Days Art next week:

Discovery Days Art with Ms. Leigh & Henry

Discovery Days Art with Ms. Leigh & Henry

  • Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays; Classroom AB
  • Sept. 6 - Dec. 16
  • 9:15 a.m., 10:45 a.m., 1 p.m.
  • 1 hour and 15 minutes per session

This class is self-directed exploration in an art classroom space.

Ms. Leigh and new Museum Instructor Henry will both provide guidance to children and families, assist with one-on-one skill acquisition, and play with the children to help them learn and grow. This class allows for late arrival, but there is an attendance maximum for each session.

Henry joins Ms. Leigh to teach on Fridays, and he teaches on Saturdays as well!

Discovery Days Music & Movement

Discovery Days Music & Movement with Ms. Kendra from Integral Steps

  • Tuesdays; Classroom C
  • Sept. 5 - Dec. 12
  • 9:15 a.m., 10:45 a.m., 1 p.m.
  • 45 min to 1 hour per session

Children and their parents and caregivers can enjoy moving to music together!

Ms. Kendra from Integral Steps will play music, play instruments like the oboe, lead dancing and wiggling, and lead sing-a-longs!

This class is contains primarily direct instruction, so you will have the best experience if you arrive for the beginning of the class start time, so that you and your child can participate along with the instructor's direction. Classes start at 9:15 a.m., 10:45 a.m. and 1 p.m., and will run about 45 minutes long.

About Discovery Days

Ages 2–6 with an adult caregiver
Fees are per person entering the classrooms - from ages 2 and up

$2.25 per person for members
$2.50 per person for nonmembers

Tuesdays: Music & Movement sessions
Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays: Art sessions

There are three session times to choose from each day, Tuesdays-Saturdays:
9:15 a.m., 10:45 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Attend a session that fits your schedule—no registration needed

Discovery Days Scholarships

Scholarships are available for Discovery Days thanks to support from the Dodge Family Fund and the Stewart Family Foundation!

Click the following links to complete the application online in (English) or (Español)

Each family (or child and caregiver) who is awarded scholarships will receive a free 10-pass punch card to be used in Discovery Days classes. Scholarship punch cards are issued digitally and can be renewed while funds are available!

Upcoming Themes, Special Dates & Fees

Fall Themes

Sept. 19, 20, 21, 22, 23: Construction

Sept. 26, 27, 28, 29, 30: Dinosaurs

Oct. 3, 4, 5, 6, 7: Sky & Weather

Oct. 10, 11, 12, 13: Airplanes & Things that Fly

Oct. 14: No Saturday classes due to Día de Muertos Family Celebration

Oct. 17, 18, 19, 20, 21: On the Farm

Oct. 24, 25, 26, 27, 28: Halloween

Oct. 31, Nov. 1, 2, 3, 4: Trains & Vehicles

Nov. 7, 8, 9, 10, 11: Fairy Tales

Nov. 14, 15, 16, 17, 18: Fall Harvest

Nov. 21, 22, 23, 24, 25: No Discovery Days Thanksgiving Break

Nov. 28, 29, 30, Dec. 1, 2: Forest Animals

Dec. 5, 6, 7, 8, 9: Winter Wonderland

Dec. 12, 13, 14, 15, 16: Ornaments & Decorations

Link to Full Schedule

Big Kid Days

For children up to age 11 on late start or no school days in the SVVSD. Regular fees apply.

Late Start:

Wednesdays, Sept. 6, Nov. 1, and Dec. 6, 9:15 am and 10:45 am sessions

No School:

Friday, Oct. 13, all sessions

Inclement Weather Policy:

If SVVSD declares a day as "no in-person school day," then there will be no Discovery Days classes that day as well.