Preschool Programs

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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:

 

Monday, July 3, 2017: The Sea That Feeds Us by Robert F. Baldwin. Create a sea creature web of life.

Monday, July 10, 2017: Jenny Jellyfish: A Tale of Wiggly Jellies by Susan Tate followed by hands-on journey with a jellyfish and experiment with osmosis.

Monday, July 17, 2017: Clownfish and Sea Anemones Work Together by Martha E. H. Rustad followed by make an anemone hat to play a clown fish game.

Monday, July 24, 2017: Star of the Sea: A Day in the Life of a Starfish by Janet Halfmann followed by searching for starfish during a starfish treasure hunt.

July 31, 2017: Oozy Octopus: A Tale of a Clever Critter by Susan Tate followed by hide and seek Octopus style!

 

Monday, August 7, 2017: A Tree Is a Plant by Clyde Robert Bulla, followed by trees are plants activity. 

Monday, August 14, 2017: I Can Name 50 Trees Today! by Bonnie Worth,  followed by trees are different sizes activity. 

Monday, August 21, 2017:  The Busy Tree by Jennifer Ward followed by day time animals that live in trees activity.        

Monday, August 28, 2017:  Red Leaf, Yellow Leaf by Lois Ehlert followed by leaves have different colors activity. 

 

 

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:

During the month of June, our Budding Scientist will engage in discovery-based activities that allow them to explore and investigate the science of Bees and their importance in the environment.

 

Join us for Budding Scientists in July to explore the SEAS!

Friday, July 7, 2017: Squishy Squashy Seas

Friday, July 14, 2017: Are Jellyfish really fish made of jelly?

Friday, July 21, 2017: Anemones Aren’t Enemies.

Friday, July 28, 2017: The Stars of the Sea

Friday, August 4, 2017: The Oozy Octopus is Actually a Mollusk

 

August is all about TREES!

Friday, August 11, 2017:  Different types of seeds for trees. Play a seed matching game.

Friday, August 18, 2017:  How Old Are Trees? Investigating how to determine the age of a tree.

Friday, August 25, 2017: Nighttime animals living in trees.

Friday, September 1, 2017: Different types of leaves will have you making a leaf design.

 

 

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