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: 

Slide down the dunes of the desert in August!

Monday, August 6th: Why Oh Why Are Deserts Dry? by Trish Rabe followed by creating a tough cactus!

Monday, August 13th: Way Out in the Desert by T.J. Marsh followed by playing a plant and animal memory game!

Monday, August 20th: Desert Animal Adaptations by Julie Murphy followed by exploring how animals adapt to a dry environment

Monday, August 27th: Desert Night Desert Day by Anthony D. Fredericks followed by creating your own sand mural!

Experience the Seasons in September!

Monday, September 3rd: Flash, Crash, Rumble, and Roll by Franklyn M. Branley followed by creating a weather chart!

Monday, September 10th: The Wind Blew by Pat Hutchins followed by painting fall leaves!

Monday, September 17th: The Story of Snow by Mark Cassino followed by making a snowstorm in a bottle!

Monday, September 24th: When Spring Comes by Kevin Henkes followed by experimenting with a bubbly rainbow!

 

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:

Slide down the dunes of the desert in August!

Friday, August 3rd: Bounce, Bounce, Bounce! Explore the wonders of a Jack Rabbit!

Friday, August 10th: It’s Frilled! Make a frilled neck lizard and learn how they live in a desert!

Friday, August 17th: Hey Look! Identify what animals and plants live in the desert!

Friday, August 24th: Sun Power! Observe how you can use the sun to power an oven!

Friday, August 31st: Sand Storm! Experiment with sand and make sand fluffy slime!

 

Experience the Seasons in September!

Friday, September 7th: Summer! Explore the weather in summer!

Friday, September 14th: Fall! Learn all about the harvest!

Friday, September 21st: Winter! Let it snow by making DIY Snow!

Friday, September 28th: Spring! Create a flower and learn how they grow!

 

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