Elements: A Sensory experience

for ages 2-5

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What is ELEMENTS?

Elements is a unique sensory experience designed for ages 2-5 and their caregivers. It is a drop-in program (with a caregiver), available only on weekdays from 9 am - 2pm. Each Elements session will run for about a month, and will feature age appropriate activities centered around a theme, designed by an experienced educator. Examples of themes include scents/smells, liquids, colors, wind and more!

September is Scents!

The theme for September is scents! Activities will feature over 33 different scents- from familiar fruits, like mango and strawberry, to tree smells like cedar and forest pine, to autumn smells like campfire and marshmallows! Stations include scented sensory bins; a “guess the scent” game; a scented playdoh station where you can “design your own sundae;” matching games and even a design your own scented picture station!

What is the philosophy behind ELEMENTS?

Children learn best by doing and by exploring the world around them. Science exploration begins from even the youngest ages, when curious minds conduct “experiments” and “test hypotheses” about their world. Caregivers serve as important guides to help children discover their world, and to encourage them to ask questions and form hypotheses. The stations are thoughtfully designed for caregivers and their children to form hypotheses, test their hypotheses and draw conclusions based on their findings. Even young children can be scientists at Genius Gems!

What is the cost? When is ELEMENTS available?

ELEMENTS begins on Thursday, September 5th and will be available weekdays only from 9 AM to 2 PM. We are offering a special introductory price of $15 + tax for each child, and the first adult is free. Additional adults per family are regular priced admission. You can drop in any time between 9 AM and 2 PM to experience ELEMENTS. Depending on the demand, we reserve the right to require on-line registration in advance. ELEMENTS is not available on Monday, September 30.

Any additional questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out at information@geniusgems.com or call us at 973-376-2623.

We look forward to sharing ELEMENTS with you!