These programs are appropriate for kids ages 3-6. Sessions are held from 10 to 10:45 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Click here to see a printable version of the schedule.
September - Wonders of Weather
Investigate seasonal weather patterns, complete the water cycle, make some snow, and race clouds. Have a hair-raising experience with lightning and take home jewelry with sun-sensing abilities.
Sept 10: Ages 3-6 10 to 10:45 a.m.
Sept 10: Ages 3-6 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
October - This Little Dinosaur
Discover a tale of exploration that is 65 million years in the making through replica dinosaur fossils, footprints and other evidence.
Oct 1: Ages 3-6 10 to 10:45 a.m.
Oct 1: Ages 3-6 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
November - Tall Tails
Monday, November 5, 2018
Wiggle, waggle, hip and prop as you learn about animal adaptations. Try on larger-than-life costumed tails, morph into different animals and hear a Native American talke about two unique local animals.
Nov 5: Ages 3-6 10 to 10:45 a.m.
Nov 5: Ages 3-6 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
December - Creature Feature
Animal adaptations are all around us. Learn about how some animals adapt to survive with modified scales, teeth, feet or armor. Check out these modifications with LIVE animals and real artifacts.
Dec 3: Ages 3-6 10 to 10:45 a.m.
Dec 3: Ages 3-5 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
January - Our Five Senses
It takes a nose to know, or maybe hands, ears, eyes or a tongue! Explore the magic of your senses through fun, hands-on activities and interact with a live animal.
Jan 7: Ages 3-6 10 to 10:45 a.m.
Jan 7: Ages 3-6 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
February - What's the (State of) Matter?
Learn about solids, liquids, gases and plasma through fun, bubbly, sticky and electrifying experiments. Mix different states of matter to create something that isn't quite a solid, liquid, gas or plasma and learn where it fits in the world of matter.
Feb 4: Ages 3-6 10 to 10:45 a.m.
Feb 4: Ages 3-6 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
March - How Does Your Garden Grow?
What does a plant look like up close? What does it need to grow? Learn about the parts of a plant, the plant life cycle and the difference between fruits and vegetables. Then spend some time digging in the dirt and plant your own seeds to take home.
Mar 4: Ages 3-6 10 to 10:45 a.m.
Mar 4: Ages 3-6 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
April - Will it Float?
Is water heavy or light? Does air have anything to do with buoyancy? Experiment with the basic principals of water as you test objects that either sink or float.
Apr 1: Ages 3-6 10 to 10:45 a.m.
Apr 1: Ages 3-6 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
May - Wild About Animals
From Africa to Antarctica, become part of the wild animal kingdom. Take an imaginary safari across Africa and look through binoculars to see zebras, lions and more. Waddle like a penguin in the coldest place on earth, then hop over to a continent with some unsual Down Under residents.
May 6: Ages 3-6 10 to 10:45 a.m.
May 6: Ages 3-6 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.