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: 

To Bee or Not to Bee? June is All About Bugs and Insects

Monday, June 3rd: Closed for Maintenance.

Monday, June 10th: Butterfly, Flea, Beetle, and Bee By Brian P. Cleary followed by creating your own lightning bug to take home.

Monday, June 17th: I Love Bugs! By Philemon Sturges followed by collecting bugs in a jar.

Monday, June 24th: Are you a Bee? By Judy Allen followed by creating buzzing bees!

Rev Into Robotics for July!

Monday, July 1st: Little Bot and Sparrow by Jake Parker followed by discovering different parts of a robot!

Monday, July 8th: The Robot Book by Heather Brown followed by exploring how gears fit together!

Monday, July 15th: Robots, Robots Everywhere! by Sue Fliess followed by experimenting with magnets and motors!

Monday, July 22nd: Robot, Go Bot! by Dana M. Rau followed by exploring electricity with our slime piano!

Monday, July 29th: Boy and Bot by Ame Dyckman followed by learning to program a robot!

 

 

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:

To Bee or Not to Bee? June is All About Bugs and Insects

Friday, June 7th: Are bugs and insects the same thing? Investigate what separates bugs and insects!

Friday, June 14th: Why do lightning bugs glow? Explore how lightning bugs glow and how they communicate.

Friday, June 21st: How many legs do centipedes and millipedes really have? Discover why some bugs have many legs and why some have fewer.

Friday, June 28th: Do bees grow like me? Find out if bees and humans grow the same way!

 

Rev Into Robots for July!

Friday, July 5th: What does it take to be a robot? Explore different parts of a robot!

Friday, July 12th: How do gears work? Build with gears to discover how they work together to move small or large objects!

Friday, July 19th: Rev your engines! Build a wind-up toy to test how motors work!

Friday, July 26th: It’s Electric! Explore electricity through our wired dough activity!

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