03 Dec2018December 3, 2018
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The Power of Play

The Power of Play

Why has play been removed from childhood? It’s as if the Grinch came and stole childhood. Apparently we live in an age where tangible goals and fear rule and common sense has been sent to the principal’s office and suspended. “Bored children do not learn well” is an excerpt from the September 2018 Journal of...

30 Oct2018October 30, 2018
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Meet Mackenzie!

Meet Mackenzie!

Congratulations to Mackenzie Klieforth for being being named the Featured C’mon Staff Person of the Month! We sat down with Mackenzie in her favorite exhibit to learn more about her and what she enjoys about working at C’mon. Q: Tell us about yourself. A: My name is Makenzie and I have been working for C’mon...

13 Apr2018April 13, 2018
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Local Art Showcased at C’mon

Local Art Showcased at C’mon

C’mon and Collier County Public Schools are partnering to highlight some of the young artists that live right here in our area! With pieces from 9 different schools there’s a great representation of the work that is being created in our local schools. This partnership gives a great opportunity for both the artist and our...

21 Mar2018April 13, 2018
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Tourism Star Awards

Tourism Star Awards

The Paradise Coast Awards are sponsored by the Marco Island, Naples, Everglades Visitors and Convention Bureau. C’mon was recognized in three areas: Innovation, Volunteer and Attraction Service. Innovation: This past year C’mon entered into a partnership with the Holocaust Museum & Education Center of Southwest Florida, Champions for Learning, Collier County Public Schools, The Baker...

14 Mar2018March 14, 2018
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A USA Road Trip at C’mon

A USA Road Trip at C’mon

The World Café at C’mon has a new country, one we’re all pretty familiar with…the United States of America! In keeping with the U.S.A. theme, our educators decided to cultivate a Route 66 feeling in the World Café. The idea was to harken back to family road trips on the open highway. The pull out...

20 Dec2017March 14, 2018
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The Gift of a Grant

The Gift of a Grant

As an organization that focuses on learning through play, C’mon has always sought additional paths to deliver educational fun to growing minds. Through generous grant funds, the Naples Children’s Education Foundation, Founders of the Naples Winter Wine Festival, has given C’mon an outlet with which to do so. For the sixth year in a row,...

20 Nov2017November 24, 2017
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Seeing Double at C’mon

Seeing 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...

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