Early Childhood Learning Labs
We are not currently accepting Learning Lab or field trip reservations. Please check back for updates on availability or call us at (513) 287-7021 for outreach programs.
Our Early Childhood Learning Labs are specifically developed for pre-kindergarten and kindergarten students
These labs introduce students to the museum community with hands-on, exciting experiences that are age appropriate and lots of fun!
See how our programs align with the Ohio Revised Academic Science and Social Studies Standards as well as Next Generation Science Standards and National Social Studies Academic Standards.
Let's All Celebrate
Children from all around the world love to celebrate. Travel the globe and explore a variety of child-centered ceremonies.
My Rainforest Adventure
Take an imaginary tour of a rainforest canopy to learn about the animals and plants that live there. Meet several animals that call the rainforest home.
This Little Dinosaur
Discover a tale of exploration that's 65 million years in the making through replica dinosaur fossils, footprints and other evidence.
Will It Float?
Is water heavy or light? Does air have anything to do with buoyancy? Experiment with the basic principles of water as you test objects that either sink or float.
Pricing and Reservations
Book a Science Live! Stage Show with your Learning Lab for added fun!RESERVATION FORM
Single Program: $100
Additional Program(s)*: $75
*Same program, same day
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Send us your photos!
If you send us a high-resolution photo of a Museum Center Learning Lab or Programs-on-Wheels program that was presented in your classroom, and we decide to use your photo for publication, we'll give you one FREE Learning Lab or Programs-on-Wheels program!
Email your photos, your name, name of your school, program title and program date to:
Please note: to be considered for publication, all photos must be sent with for all non-Museum Center individuals in the photo. If the photo subject is a minor, a parent or legal guardian must sign the release. If your school has photo releases for each student on file, you do not need to submit a photo release form, just make a note that the school has permission on file.