Preschool Programs


Budding Scientist

Do you have a Budding Scientist? Join us at the Children’s Science Center Lab for a special program designed just for preschool aged children and an engaged accompanying adult!

This program is included with same day paid admission to the Children’s Science Center Lab.

Friday, 11:00 – 12:00 pm in the Garage (our flexspace at the Lab)

Program is most appropriate for children ages 2-6, accompanied by an engaged adult.  Space is limited. First come, first served.

Dates Offered:

During the month of April, our Budding Scientists will engage in discovery-based activities that encourage them to engage their senses and explore the science of plants.

Friday, April 7: Comparing Fruits and Vegetables (**ALLERGY ALERT!**)

Friday, April 14: Seed Museum

Friday, April 21: My Garden

Friday, April 28: Pollination Tag!


During the month of March, our Budding Scientists will engage in investigative activities that encourage them to touch, count, test, and discover the wonders of springtime, rain, clouds, and rainbows.

Friday, March 10th: Spring by the Numbers

Friday, March 17th: Observing Rain Clouds

Friday, March 24th: Make It Rain!

Friday, March 31st: Floating Rainbows

Schedule and theme subject to change.



Budding Bookworms! 

Story time is now @ the Lab! Bring your preschooler to listen and enjoy an engaging story you both can talk about all day long together! Meet your friends and make new ones at this program included with a same day General Admission ticket.





Monday, April 3: The Fruits We Eat, by Gail Gibbons; Fruit or Vegetable?

Monday, April 10: The Tiny Seed, by Eric Carle; The Life Cycle of a Seed (dramatic play)

Monday, April 17: One Bean,  by Anne Rockwell; Inside a Lima Bean

Monday, April 24: What If There Were No Bees?, by Suzanne Slade; Pollinating Flowers

Schedule and theme are subject to change. Please visit our Calendar of events.