MOD Exhibit Photos

Here are a few photos of MOD’s current exhibition spaces. All of these spaces have been developed by former teachers and early childhood education specialists. These photos will be transferred to the Exhibitions Sections once all of the descriptions have been completed. However, since a picture is a thousand words,

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MOD Family Membership Benefits

Join the MOD Family Are you a business, school, nonprofit, or other organization that would like to join MOD or get year-round Sponsor recognition? Click HERE for our Community Partner Memberships. Families and individuals, continue below! Choose from one of our membership levels. MOD Members get to take advantage of year-round excitement

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Build Your Own Electric Guitar

Please check the MOD Calendar for the next Electric Guitar-building Workshop. The last one was fun and the participants enjoyed assembling their own guitar. There are usually 3 2-hour sessions, but there will also be 2 3-hour sessions. For children ages 7 & 8, and adult must be present since

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FREE Community Day

On July 16 over 230 people from all over Santa Cruz County visited MOD. This great event was made possible with a general donation by the Santa Cruz County Office of Education. The staff and board members of MOD are very grateful for this support and recognition of MOD’s service

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MOD + Fit4Moms = You

Happy Summer MOD Mamas! We know you’re spending most of your days keeping the your little ones happy, healthy, and entertained – so we want to be sure you’re having fun and take care of yourself too!  As a way to spread summer fun, we have partnered with FIT4MOM Santa Cruz to

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The Puppetry Institute is Coming to MOD

Introducing : Muppet Puppet Summer Camp! Classes limited to 10 campers. Ask about available scholarships! Join Ricki Vincent in learning how to create professional Hand and Rod puppets from foam, flocking and fleece, as well as recycled items. Children will learn professional construction techniques, as well as character design, storytelling

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Roll ‘n’ Motion at MOD

Roll ‘n’ Motion –  Exploration for infants and toddlers Join our Early Childhood Specialist, Emily Dansker or one of our MOD Specialists from 11 am to 11:45 am. Come and enjoy this fun exploration-based program for infant and toddlers! Your young child will have the opportunity to explore balls, tubes,

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Micronauts, Back by Popular Demand

Micronauts at the MOD Many of us worry where the future will take us.    So, here’s a thought:  if our kids are OK, the future is OK This session will introduce the notion of using a microscope to learn some very future-worthy lessons.   It will include a bit of science, hands-on

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The Lemonade Workshop

Just in time for your summertime lemonade stands…join us for a hands-on lemonade workshop!  We’ll squeeze lemons, stir up a variety of lemonade recipes, and taste-test them to determine which we like the most. Will the classic version be the winner, or will we prefer Strawberry Lemonade or Lemonade Iced

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Story-making Workshop

Story Making Workshop at MOD Thursdays, June 15th (11 am) and June 29th (10.30 am) Make your own story at MOD! Bring your child – toddlers on up – as we will be tailoring this fun class to all ages! Create your characters, choose a setting and story plot! We will use

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