for educators & groups

With hands-on, play based lessons your students, campers, and visitors will have so much fun they won’t even realize that our lessons support NYS and Next Generation curriculum standards. You provide the kids, we provide the fun!  Explore & More is proud to offer a variety of offsite, in-museum and virtual programs that were designed with your group’s interests, needs, and curriculum in mind.

field trips

Embark on a learning adventure! Engage eager learners during a hands-on field trip to Explore & More - The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children's Museum. Our immersive play zones were designed with your group’s needs, curriculum, and interests in mind. Field trips to Explore & More will spark curiosity, imagination, and wonder in your students.

outreach

Let Explore & More – The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children’s Museum bring the fun to you with our outreach programming! With hands-on, play based lessons your students, campers and visitors will have so much fun they won’t even realize that our lessons support NYS and Next Generation curriculum standards. You provide the kids, we provide the fun! Explore & More will provide you with all the materials you need.

age specific exploration

Each of our play zones support NYS Early Learning Guidelines including: social-emotional development, communication, language and literacy, community and culture, STEM, arts/arts appreciation and physical well-being, health and motor development. These charts are designed to help focus your visit on areas that best meet your students’ developmental age and skills they are developing.

professional development

Making Learning Visible – The Power of Collaborative Play!

Through exhibit exploration, hands-on experiences and collaboration, participants will better understand the learning value of play! This workshop will focus on how to enhance your classroom with scaffolding techniques to reach all learning levels through play.

Learning Framework