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 the same day General Admission ticket.

Mondays at 11 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: 

Exploring Engineering!

Monday, December 3: Iggy Peck, Architect by Andrea Beaty followed by discovering which shape is the strongest. 

Monday, December 10: Not A Stick by Antoinette Portis followed by mystery bag design challenge! 

Monday, December 17: Rosie Revere, Engineer by Andrea Beaty followed by building and testing our own catapult! 

Monday, December 24: Not A Box by Antoinette Portis followed by building a giant fort! 

Monday, December 31:The Most Magnificent Thing by Ashley Spires followed by exploring with a robot.

 

How Can We Get There? All About Transportation

Monday, January 7th: The Little Snow Plow by Lora Koehler followed by sorting different forms of transportation.

Monday, January 14th: Terrific Trains by Tony Mitton followed by threading a train!

Monday, January 21st: The Little Airplane by Lois Lenski followed by testing your flight skills with paper airplanes!

Monday, January 28th: Tugga-Tugga-Tugboat by Kevin Lewis followed by creating a geometric boat!

 

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:

Exploring Engineering!

Friday, December 7: Shaking Snowman! Why do we build a snowman from largest to smallest? 

Friday, December 14: How Slow Can You Go? Complete this design challenge to slow your car down the most! 

Friday, December 21: This Simple World. Explore different simple machines. 

Friday, December 28: Stack Them Up! Let’s do a Keva plank challenge!

 

How Can We Get There? All About Transportation

Friday, January 4th: What Can Go? Figure out what vehicles are and what they do!

Friday, January 11th: Chugga-Chugga Choo Choo! Explore trains and try to guide them through a tricky train station.

Friday, January 18th: Oh My! What Can Fly? Design your own airplane!

Friday, January 25th: Can Your Boat Float? Work on the engineering design challenge to see how much your boat can hold before it sinks!

 

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