Preschool Programs

Budding Bookworms every Monday! 

Storytime 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: 

Let’s whisk it up for Kitchen Science in September

Monday, September 2nd: Mix It Up! by Herve Tullet followed by investigating how colors mix together. *Allergen Notice: Milk*

Monday, September 9th: What is Density? by Joanne Barkan followed by exploring how raisins dance in liquid. *Allergen Notice: Raisins*

Monday, September 16th: Why Does Popcorn Pop? by Catherine Ripley followed by observing a fizzy, color changing experiment! *Allergen Notice: Cabbage*

Monday, September 23rd: Solids, Liquids, and Gasses by Ginger Garnett followed by exploring how mixing two liquids makes a solid. *Allergen Notice: Eggs*

Monday, September 30th: Ada Twist, Scientist by Andrea Beaty followed by exploring kitchen eruptions!

Oh How Humerus! October is all about bones!

Monday, October 7th: Bones by Stephen Krensky followed by what makes up our bones.

Monday, October 14th: The Skeleton Inside You by Phillip Balestrino followed by about what would happen if we had no bones.

Monday, October 21st: Bones by Christine Dugan followed by investigating how our bones protect us.

Monday, October 28th: Inside Your Outside by Tish Rabe followed by a game about what makes your bones healthy.

 

 

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:

Let’s whisk it up for Kitchen Science in September

Friday, September 6th: What a colorful world! Experiment with us to find out what colors we get when we mix them together. *Allergen Notice: Skittles*

Friday, September 13th: Sink or Swim? Investigate why some things sink and some things float! *Allergen Notice: Citrus*

Friday, September 20th: Fizzle and Pop! Experiment with liquids and popping candy to see which liquid makes the candy pop the best! *Allergen Notice: Popping Candy*

Friday, September 27th: Does matter matter? Explore the three states of matter by changing a liquid into a solid! *Allergen Notice: Dairy*

Oh How Humerus! October is all about bones!

Friday, October 4th: What are bones made of? Create a spine to learn how our bodies are more than just bones.

Friday, October 11th: No bones about it! Explore what helps our bodies stand up straight and tall.

Friday, October 18th: Can bones protects us from the inside? Investigate how bones help protect important organs in our bodies.

Friday, October 25th: Can you see your bones? Explore how x-rays work and how they can help us find broken bones.

 

Starting in October – Budding Program every Saturday!

Oh How Humerus! October is all about bones!

Saturday, October 5th:

Join us for a very special Budding Bookworms with the author of the children’s book Harriett the Hurricane. Mrs. Mills will be reading from her book as well as working our STEM Educators on a hands-on activity related to the book following.

This is event is included with General Admission to the Lab.

Want to purchase the book ahead of time and have it signed? It’s available on Amazon.com. Hardcover price is $7.00.


Beth Mills is the author of the children’s book Harriett the Hurricane. She is the Associate Director, Education Program at the American Meteorological Society. Mrs. Mills lives in the area with her husband and four children.

Saturday, October 12th: No bones about it! Explore what helps our bodies stand up straight and tall.

Saturday, October 19th: Bones by Christine Dugan followed by investigating how our bones protect us.

Saturday, October 26th: Can you see your bones? Explore how x-rays work and how they can help us find broken bones.

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