All activities are included with museum admission. During your visit, look through our many galleries to find holiday fun facts. Merlin has left a few seasonal greetings too. Try a few self-directed paper crafts, like: making and sharing a tiny paper giftbox to fill with a little holiday cheer for the season. Create a pop-up greeting card for family, friends or Merlin, the Maritime Museum’s Rainbow macaw. Take a spin at decorating and making your own paper spinner.
Morning Activities 10:00 to 12:00
Enjoy a variety of crafts such as; making a mini-cork sailboat, paper and wooden snowflakes and marshmallow snow-people (while supplies last)
Join in and sing along with staff member Richard for a few seasonal classics.
Take in a collection of short films in our Warehouse Theatre.
Starting at 11:00 join staff and try your hand at making mini-nautical Turk’s Head wreath ornament and deck your halls with cinnamon stick reindeer ornaments.
Afternoon Activities 1:00 to 3:00
Continuation of crafts such as: making and painting various wooden ornaments, tiny toque ornaments, pop-up holiday cards and paper plate Christmas trees.
An encore presentation of the morning short films in our Warehouse Theatre.
Join us at 1:00 to make your own traditional popcorn garland and at 2:00 we will begin making a special nautically inspired wall decoration.