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Family Programs

Outside view of the museum

Monthly Programs

Nordic Stories

Our monthly Nordic Stories program is geared toward preschool aged children and their caregivers and features children’s stories from the Nordic countries paired with fun craft projects. Find more information on our events calendar!

Arts & Crafts Projects

Check out some of our previous Virtual Kids Craft programs here!


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    Learn How to Weave!

    Get inspired by our newest exhibition and learn how to weave your own masterpiece! M(other) Tongues features woven and knit art pieces by Bodhild and Las Hermanas Iglesias.

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    Nordic Paper Snow Stars

    Celebrate the season with these festive paper snow stars!

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    Make A Nordic Dragon for Halloween

    Celebrate Halloween with this Nordic-Inspired dragon craft! Materials: toilet paper roll, construction paper, pom poms, tissue paper (preferably in red, yellow and/or orange), googly eyes, scissors, glue stick or tape, and hot glue gun.

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    Dines Carlsen Drawing Project

    Celebrate American Artists Appreciation Month with a project inspired by Danish-American artist Dines Carlsen! Materials needed: pencils and paper. Optional materials: charcoal pencils, conte crayon, blending stump.

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    Nordic Explorers Backpacks

    Try out our new Nordic Explorers Packs! These backpacks are free to use and are filled with activities to help children and adults discover the Museum together. Talk to our admissions staff about checking out a backpack today!

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    Camps and Classes

    The National Nordic Museum offers summer camps every year as well as classes and other educational activities for children throughout the year. Find our current activities for kids on our website calendar here.

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