Drop-In Programs

 

Afternoon ABC 123

This early literacy and math program features a playgroup format to engage both toddlers and their parents/caregivers in song, stories and hands-on projects. Parents will get take-home ideas to support early learning in the home. Each month has a different theme!

This program is free with museum admission.

Click here to see a schedule of Afternoon ABC 123 programs.

 

Fertile Minds Gardening Times

Fertile Minds Gardening Time is a new seasonal program designed to introduce young children to gardening and to connect them to where their food comes from.

This program is free with museum admission.

Click here to see a schedule of Fertile Minds Gardening Time programs.

 

Making Masterpieces

This facilitated art program invites parents and caregivers to work with their pre-school aged children to create something special to take home. Each month features a new project!

Cost:  Museum admission, plus $5.00 materials fee per child.

Click here to see a schedule of Making Masterpieces programs.

 

Museum Showcase

There’s more to the Children’s Museum than meets the eye! Join museum education staff for an insider’s look at what makes our museum special. Each Museum Showcase will focus on one distinct part of the museum. Whether it’s a special trip inside the Starlab, taking on a challenge with Imagination Playground or a fresh way of playing on the Firetruck, you’ll leave this program with a deeper appreciation of what we have to offer.

This program is free with museum admission.

Click here to see a schedule of Museum Showcase programs.

 

StarLab

Journey into the museum’s StarLab planetarium to learn basic astronomy concepts.  After the program, you’ll be able to find real constellations in the night sky!

Cost:  Museum admission, plus $3.00 per person; Space is limited.

Click here to see a schedule of StarLab presentations.

 

Try Science!

Try Science! is our new early science program designed to introduce preschool aged children to concepts and content in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math).  Parents and caregivers will get tips on how to encourage further STEM learning at home.  Each month features a new topic and a different hands-on activity.

This program is free with museum admission.

Click here to see a schedule of Try Science! programs.