Educational activities

Ceramics workshop „Feel the clay“
This is an educational workshop for all age groups. You will learn about the art of ceramics, clay masses, the basics of moulding, and how to mould the object you want.
Group size from 5 to 15 people.
Nida Culture and Tourism Information Centre “Agila”
Address: Preilos st. 27 (Preila - Pervalka community house)


Educational programs of Neringa museums
Neringa Museums organize various educational activities introducing the history and cultural heritage of the Curonian Spit. During them, nets are woven, paper cuttings in the form of house decorative elements or memorial monuments are made, natural collages are created, and “Historical Charades” are solved. Educational classes are organized for children of all ages, suitable for both children and adults. The following educational programs are offered:
"Tail of the weathervane". During the session, the fishing tradition that exists here is conveyed through the weathervane as an object, the origin and use of the weathervane is told, and the souvenir weathervane is coloured.
"Krikštai” – the trees of the world." During the session, the exclusive memorial monuments of the Curonian Spit – “krikštai” – are introduced, as well as their sacral significance, the models of the monuments are drawn and created.
"Historical charades about ... Thomas Mann." During the session, the famous German writer Thomas Mann, who spent a few summers in Nida, is introduced.
"Historical charades about ... a lagoon fisherman". During the session, you will get acquainted with the daily life and fishing traditions of the locals of the Curonian Spit.
“Who destroyed the fisherman's house?” The session introduces the history of the Nida fisherman's homestead, its tragic fate, during the workshop the works of art illustrating the history of the house are created.
"The crow, where are you?". During the session, the unusual business of the Curonian Spit residents is introduced – catching crows, crows’ models of plasticine or model are created.
“Meškeris”. During the session, you get acquainted with the daily life of a fisherman on the Curonian Spit, children's entertainment, play one of the oldest games in the region - "Meškeris” (Fishing rod), create fishermen pendants or bracelets.
“Nida Lighthouse”. During the session, the history of the lighthouses is introduced, and the model of the Nida lighthouse is coloured.
“Cultural landscape of the Curonian Spit”. It is an educational trip through all three divisions of the Neringa Museums, during which the participants will immerse themselves in the everyday dramas and subtleties of everyday life that have formed and are still creating the identity of the Curonian Spit.
"Adomėlis – a Stone Age man in the Curonian Spit". It introduces the history of the Stone Age on the Curonian Spit, how people lived at that time, what was their worldview and everyday life, participants will perform also a creative task – create drawings on the cups.
Neringa museums
+370 469 52260
Skruzdynės str. 17, Neringa, Nida

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Amber processing lessons
In the Amber Gallery – Museum the lessons on amber processing are organized. During the lessons the old and modern amber processing tools are introduce. Participants can polish a piece of amber themselves and make their own amber amulet. The lessons can be attended by groups and individuals.
Mizgiriai Amber Gallery-Museum
+370 610 04280
Pamario str. 20, Neringa, Nida

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Nature educations of the Curonian Spit National Park
The Curonian Spit National Park administration organizes educational sessions to get acquainted with the nature of the Curonian Spit: the worlds of forest, dunes, waters and animals. Classes take place in nature. They are for children, students, as well as families with children. The following nature educations are offered:
Activity "Detective of the Curonian Spit". During the activity, students learn to observe the environment, get acquainted with the animals living in the Curonian Spit and the traces they leave in the forest.
Activity "Water world". During the activity, the properties of sea and lagoon water as well as fauna are introduced.
Activity "In the forest labyrinths". During the activity, participants learn to observe the environment, get acquainted with the main tree species growing in the Curonian Spit.
Activity "Dunes of the Curonian Spit". During the activity, the sand dunes, their formation, change and preservation are introduced.
Activity "Let the nature "breathe". The activity discusses the problems caused by garbage left in nature, and learns how to sort waste.
Activity “On the paths of ants”. During the activity, one gets to know the world of ants, learn how they are born, develop and how they live.
Activity “World of molluscs”. During the activity, one gets acquainted with molluscs, their species, forms and nutrition.
Curonian Spit National Park administration
+370 671 72891
Naglių str. 8, Neringa, Nida

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Cultural education of the Curonian Spit National Park
The Curonian Spit National Park administration organizes cultural educational sessions, in which the cultural heritage of the Curonian Spit about the villages, villas and mythical creatures is presented in an interesting and playful way. Educations are prepared for adults, families and school-age children. The following cultural educations are offered:
Education "Lost Nida". During the session, the participants will walk around the old town of Nida and will feel as if they have returned to the past of the town, they will learn about the important buildings of the past as well as the way of life and traditions of the people at that time.
Education "How “kaukas” hid in a fisherman's house". During the session, the participants get acquainted with the architecture and decoration elements of the coastal fisherman's homesteads and immerse themselves in the wonderful world of fairy tales, legends and mythical creatures.
Education "The villas of Smiltynė". During the session, the participants will be get acquainted with the 20th century villas of Smiltynė, their architecture, constructions, forms and decoration.
Curonian Spit National Park administration
+370 671 72891
Naglių str. 8, Neringa, Nida

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Education "Nida postcard workshop"
During the session, postcard making equipment and materials are presented, participants are fully equipped with tools. During the workshop, postcards are made from ecological materials, such as tree bark, dried flowers, twigs and other plants, Baltic amber, shells, glass beads. Group size up to 6 people.
+370 698 34358
Naglių str. 25-2, Neringa, Nida

Educational session "Colouring of Curonian Spit weathervane"
The tourist service centre “Maretravel” organizes an educational session introducing the history of the Curonian Lagoon weathervanes. During the session, participants are given the opportunity to paint their own souvenir weathervane. The activity is suitable for both children and adults. Besides the weathervane colouring, the activity "Creating a sand weathervane" is offered.
Tourist service centre “Maretravel”
+370 615 44689
Naglių str. 18E, Neringa, Nida

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„Irklakojis“ educations
The organizer of active entertainment "Irklakojis" offers different educational entertainment sessions, during which participants will get acquainted with kites history and will make kites from durable and professional materials, will get acquainted with the methods of amber processing and trapping in the Baltic Sea, as well as will learn the basics of windsurfing, ice skating and kiting.
+370 618 81957
Kopų str. 3-7, Neringa, Nida