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May 2019

Science, Kids

May 23

10:15 am - 11:00 am
$4 – $5

Little STEAMers: B is for Bird

Take a closer look at some of the complex patterns and colors on bird feathers before learning about how and where birds build their homes! Children will have an opportunity to build a bird nest of their very own!

Through storytime, crafts, and hands-on activities, your preschooler will get to explore the building blocks of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math at Little STEAMers! Designed especially for children 3-5 years old and their caregivers. Join us on the 2nd & 4th Thursday of the month, at both 10:15am & 2:15pm.

$5 per child / $4 for members- caregivers are free

Image credit ALittlePinchofPerfect.com

Science, Kids

May 23

2:15 pm - 3:00 pm
$4 – $5

Little STEAMers: B is for Bird

Take a closer look at some of the complex patterns and colors on bird feathers before learning about how and where birds build their homes! Children will have an opportunity to build a bird nest of their very own!

Through storytime, crafts, and hands-on activities, your preschooler will get to explore the building blocks of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math at Little STEAMers! Designed especially for children 3-5 years old and their caregivers. Join us on the 2nd & 4th Thursday of the month, at both 10:15am & 2:15pm.

$5 per child / $4 for members- caregivers are free

Image credit ALittlePinchofPerfect.com

June 2019

Theater, Kids

June 6

10:15 am - 11:00 am
$4 – $5

Storytime in the Dome: The Prairie That Nature Built

On the wide open prairie, animals abound! Join us in the OtterBox Digital Dome Theater as we read the book The Prairie That Nature Built. From tiny insects to majestic bison, this story will help children understand the interconnectedness of plants and animals as they explore one of the most endangered ecological systems in the world.

After we see the pages turn on the big screen, join us in the Museum Store for a book signing with local illustrator Cathy Morrison!

$5 per child/$4 for members – caregivers are free

Science, Kids

June 13

2:15 pm - 3:00 pm
$4 – $5

Little STEAMers: B is for Bees

Join us as we learn all about how bees search for nectar, pollinate flowers, communicate with each other, and make honey! (How sweet!)

Through storytime, crafts, and hands-on activities, your preschooler will get to explore the building blocks of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math at Little STEAMers! Designed especially for children 3-5 years old and their caregivers. Join us on the 2nd & 4th Thursday of the month.

$5 per child / $4 for members- caregivers are free

Theater, Kids

June 20

10:15 am - 11:00 am
$4 – $5

Storytime in the Dome: If You Love Honey

Join us in the OtterBox Digital Dome Theater as we discover how honey is a sweet gift from nature – ALL of nature, actually! From the golden honey on bread to the earthworms crawling underground, bees are only the beginning of our journey!

After the story, join us in The Museum Store for a meet and greet with local children’s book illustrator, Cathy Morrison and pick up a take-home craft!

$5 per child / $4 for members- caregivers are free

Science, Kids

June 27

2:15 pm - 3:00 pm
$4 – $5

Little STEAMers: Three Little Pig Architecture

We’ll huff and we’ll puff and we’ll blow that house down! During this class, children will hear a reading of the classic story The Three Little Pigs. After storytime, kids will tap into their inner engineer as they practice building homes made of straw, sticks and bricks! They’ll also make a painting using their big bad wolf breaths!

Through storytime, crafts, and hands-on activities, your preschooler will get to explore the building blocks of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math at Little STEAMers! Designed especially for children 3-5 years old and their caregivers. Join us on the 2nd & 4th Thursday of the month.

$5 per child / $4 for members- caregivers are free

July 2019

Science, Kids

July 11

2:15 pm - 3:00 pm
$4 – $5

Little STEAMers: Space Explorers

If you were going to visit another planet, what would your mission be? What kind of special tools would you need to be successful? In this week’s Little STEAMers, your child will have the opportunity to design and create their very own space explorer to go to a planet of their imagining!

Through storytime, crafts, and hands-on activities, your preschooler will get to explore the building blocks of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math at Little STEAMers! Designed especially for children 3-5 years old and their caregivers. Join us on the 2nd & 4th Thursday of the month.

$5 per child / $4 for members- caregivers are free

Image courtesy of Make Magazine

Theater, Kids

July 18

10:15 am - 11:00 am
$4 – $5

Storytime in the Dome: A Moon of My Own

Join us in the OtterBox Digital Dome Theater as we embark on an enchanted adventure across seven different continents with our faithful companion – the moon!

After seeing the pages turn on the big screen, you’ll receive your very own take home craft!

$5 per child / $4 for members- caregivers are free

History, Kids

July 25

2:15 pm - 3:00 pm
$4 – $5

Little STEAMers: Space Explorers

If you were going to visit another planet, what would your mission be? What kind of special tools would you need to be successful? In this week’s Little STEAMers, your child will have the opportunity to design and create their very own space explorer to go to a planet of their imagining!

Through storytime, crafts, and hands-on activities, your preschooler will get to explore the building blocks of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math at Little STEAMers! Designed especially for children 3-5 years old and their caregivers. Join us on the 2nd & 4th Thursday of the month.

$5 per child / $4 for members- caregivers are free

Image courtesy of Make Magazine

August 2019

Theater, Kids

August 1

10:15 am - 11:00 am
$4 – $5

Storytime in the Dome: Dino Treasures

Join us in the OtterBox Digital Dome as we read Dino Treasures and meet the amazing and wonderful creatures that lived long-ago!

After seeing the pages turn on the big screen, join us in the Learning Labs to make your very own dinosaur mask to take home with you!

$5 per child / $4 for members- caregivers are free

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