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Reoccurring Programs

Weekly Programs

Check out our 4th quarter programs and events!

 

Act Up

Every other Friday – 3:00 pm

Calling all actors! Each week we’ll explore a fairy tale or fable and put a BFK twist on it through acting and re-imagining.


 Build It!

Wednesdays in the Innovation Lab – 10:00 am & 3:00 pm

Little engineers will love this drop-in program! Each week we’ll feature a different building challenge and materials.

  • November 6 – Strawbees
  • November 13 – Wedgits
  • November 20 – Rain Shelters
  • November 27 – Cranberry Structures

Munchkin & Me

Tuesdays & Thursdays in the Mielke Family Theater – 9:30 am

Munchkin & Me is an early learning program intended for infants, toddlers and their caregivers featuring music, movement, language and storytelling. Each class will consist of munchkin-appropriate, structured activity followed by interactive playtime that includes instruments, balls, sensory bottles and more!

  • October 29 & 31 – Monsters
  • November 5 & 7 – On the Road
  • November 12 & 14 – Dogs
  • November 19 & 21 – Rain
  • November 26 – The Classics

*Our Munchkin programs are created specifically for kids 3 and under


Munchkin University

Wednesdays, 9:30 am & Thursdays, 3:00 pm  in the Mielke Family Theater

Each week we’ll explore a different element in early childhood development like language, sensory and motor skills.

Theme: Community Helpers

  • November 6 & 7 – Language & Literacy
  • November 13 & 14 – Music & Art
  • November 20 & 21 – Sensory
  • November 27 – Motor Skills
  • December 4 & 5 – Cognitive Development

*Our Munchkin programs are created specifically for kids 3 and under


Non-Stop Art

Tuesdays & Thursdays in da Vinci Studio – 2:00 pm

Join us as we explore the elements of visual art and then create based on what we learn. We’ll explore lines, texture and more!

  • October 29 & 31 – Shape Painting
  • November 5 & 7 – Spin Art
  • November 12 & 14 – Draw Like Michelangelo
  • November 19 & 21 – Drip Art
  • November 26 – Blow Painting

Sculptura

Fridays in da Vinci Studio – 10:00 am 

We will be exploring different 3D and sculpture techniques using materials like pipe cleaners, clay, tubes, or tinfoil!

  • November 1 – Wire sculptures
  • November 8 – Cardboard Tube Models
  • November 15 – Paper Plate Sculptures
  • November 22 – Spook Sculptures
  • November 29 – Paper Sculptures

Slime Time

Every other Friday in the Classrooms – 3:00 pm

Kids love slime and adults love to keep messes out of their houses! We’ll be exploring a different slime each program through scientific properties, texture and more! 


STEM Explorers

Tuesdays & Thursdays in the Innovation Lab – 10:30 am

Investigate with us as we discover different aspects of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math). Each week will have a new topic and include different STEM hands-on activities.

  • October 29 & 31 – Squishy Circuits
  • November 5 & 7 – Bridges
  • November 12 & 14 – Animal Camouflage
  • November 19 & 21 – Rain Drops
  • November 26 – Turkey STEM

* Visiting Artist Program

We have local artists sharing their talents at the BFK!

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Monthly Programs

 

Coding Creations

Last Saturday of the month – 10 am – 12 pm

  • November 30 – Gourd Piano & Pumpkin Drums
  • December 28 – Snowball Game

We will use coded computer programs created by Scratchers in the Fox Valley and around the world to bring interactive stories, games and music to life. With the help of a Makey-Makey, we’ll turn everyday objects into controllers, stomp pads, instruments and more! 

Want to add your own creation to our program? Click here and share your projects to our studio (BFK’s Coding Innovation) or email us your .sb3 files!


Eureka!

Second Saturday of the month – 10 am – 12 pm

Investigate different areas of STEM in our Saturday drop-in program!

  • November 9 – Oil & Water (with visiting artist Stephanie Harvey*)
  • December 7 – Holiday STEAM

Sensory Superstars

Third Sunday of the month, 11 am – 1 pm

Join us for a lower sensory experience and a special sensory program created especially for children on the autism spectrum. Free admission for children on the spectrum and their families from 11 am-1 pm.


Storybook Stars

Starts third Wednesday of the month, runs Wednesday, Friday & Saturday, 10:30 am & 1:30 pm

Join us for Storybook Stars and listen to stories with the characters, meet the characters and do a hands-on activity.


Studio Saturday

First Saturday of every month, 10 am – 12 pm

This da Vinci Studio drop-in program will get creative with different media, projects and activities!

  • November 2 – Fall Fun Art (with visiting artist Stephanie Harvey*)
  • December 7 – Holiday STEAM

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