Preschool Programs


Budding Bookworms every Monday! 

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.

Mondays at 11am

This program is most appropriate for children ages 2-5, accompanied by an engaged adult.  Space is limited. First come, first served.

Dates Offered: 

October is about Bones 

Monday, October 2:  Bones by Stephen Krensky followed by an investigation of what makes our bones.   

Monday, October 9:
The Skeleton Inside You by Philip Balestrino followed by an experiment about what would happen if we had no bones.   

Monday, October 16:  Bones by Christine Dugan followed by investigating how our bones can protect us.  

Monday, October 23:  A Xylophone for X-Ray Fish by Liza Charlesworth followed by making your very own x-ray fish! 

Monday, October 30:  Inside Your Outside by Tish Rabe followed by a game about which foods are good for your bones. 


November is about Space

Monday, November 6:  Space: Planets, Moons, Stars, and More! by Joe Rhatigan followed by exploring constellations and making you own.

Monday, November 13:  Roaring Rockets by Tony Mitton followed by blasting off a balloon rocket!

Monday, November 20:  Hello, World! Solar System by Jill McDonald followed by a bean bag planet game.

Monday, November 27:  Me and My Place in Space by Joan Sweeney followed by creating our own space dough!



Budding Scientist Every Friday!

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.

Fridays at 11:00 am

This program is most appropriate for children ages 2-5, accompanied by an engaged adult.  Space is limited. First come, first served.

Dates Offered:

October is about Bones

Friday, October  6: What are bones made of? Make a spine to learn how our bodies are not just bones.

Friday, October 13: No Bones about it!  Can you make a paper body stand up? Discover how bones help us stand!

Friday, October 20: Why are bones important?  Investigate how bones protect important organs in our body.

Friday, October 27:  Can you see your bones?  Explore how x-rays work and how it can help us find broken bones.


November is about Space

Monday, November 6:

Friday, November 3: Day and Night! Make a celestial sun and moon sun catcher!

Friday, November 10: Shoot for the moon, and you’ll land among the stars!  Learn about constellations and make one to take home!

Friday, November 17: DIY Rockets! Make your own rockets using shapes!

Friday, November 24: No Budding Scientist 


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