20 Nov2017November 20, 2017
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See Double at C’mon

See Double at C’mon

Seeing double at the Children’s Museum of Naples? No, it’s three sets of twins volunteering at C’mon.  At different ages and backgrounds, two are in college and the other four in high school. So, we asked them to share their thoughts and insights into volunteering with C’mon and we summarized their answers. Q: What attracted...

15 Nov2017November 15, 2017
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C’mon After Dark: November 8, 2017

C’mon After Dark: November 8, 2017

During the month of November C’mon celebrated the Power of Five – we are five years old and fueled by STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) activities and experiences. We feed hungry young minds with the building blocks of success called executive function skills. On Wednesday, November 8th, the Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce hosted a...

15 Nov2017November 15, 2017
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C’mon After Dark: November 1, 2017

C’mon After Dark: November 1, 2017

During the month of November C’mon celebrated the Power of Five – we are five years old and fueled by STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) activities and experiences. We feed hungry young minds with the building blocks of success called executive function skills. On Wednesday, November 1st, the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce hosted a...

14 Nov2017November 14, 2017
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Mini Wonders Mini Series: Taco Play Dough

Mini Wonders Mini Series: Taco Play Dough

  Welcome to a new video series from C’mon, Mini Wonders Mini Series! We’ll be featuring monthly projects that we do in our weekly toddler themed workshop, Mini Wonders. You can see all of our upcoming workshops at http://bit.ly/2iSUX3O. On November 30th, our Mini Wonders class is going to be focusing on the story, Dragons Love...

01 Nov2017November 14, 2017
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10 Days of Giving Text-a-thon

10 Days of Giving Text-a-thon

The Golisano Children’s Museum of Naples (C’mon) is celebrating the Power of Five during the month of November. The Museum at five years old is a brain-building powerhouse fueled by STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math). C’mon serves children of all ages with educational and dynamic exhibits and programs. As science continues to provide new lessons about the complexities and capacities of the brain, a specific...

16 Aug2017August 16, 2017
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NISE Network Grant Awarded to C’mon

NISE Network Grant Awarded to C’mon

C’mon was awarded the NISE Network Grant in 2017, which enabled the Museum to host The Explore Science: Earth & Space program and prepare for the Solar Eclipse on Monday, August 21st. The Explore Science: Earth & Space program included exciting science, take-home materials, and engaging discussions about science and society. Children in our Homeschool...

23 May2017May 23, 2017
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Housewert Gets a GAIN on Learning

Housewert Gets a GAIN on Learning

Beth Housewert, Director of Play and Learning at the Golisano Children’s Museum of Naples (C’mon) recently graduated from the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce program GAIN—Growing Associates in Naples. GAIN targets young professionals 21-40. The focus is building great friendships, connections and roots in the community. Housewert found GAIN to be both informative and empowering....

09 May2017May 9, 2017
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The Heart of a Giving Volunteer

The Heart of a Giving Volunteer

This month, C’mon honors Merle Payne as an outstanding volunteer that has given more than 1500 volunteer hours to C’mon since starting in October 2012. Merle has a professional history in education. She began as teacher, a staff developer, and assistant principal for NYC Public Schools. While working in the school system before becoming an assistant principal, she...

01 May2017May 1, 2017
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Cupcake Investigations

Cupcake Investigations

Happy 5th Birthday, C’mon! In the Art Studio, our little friends helped us celebrate turning five years old in the month of April. One of our activities was our Cupcake Investigations Sensory Bin. We filled the sensory bin with cake mix, pipe cleaner candles, cupcake sized containers, cupcake liners, ice cream scoops, and brightly colored...

24 Apr2017May 1, 2017
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Explore the Art: Beasts at Dawn

Explore the Art: Beasts at Dawn

Welcome to our new monthly blog series, Explore the Art! A Gallery Designed for Children The collection represents the first such collection of fine art at any children’s museum in the country. On display in the Loos Art Gallery, the works of art in the collection are hung at four foot centers off the ground...

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