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Toddler Time

Wednesdays & Thursdays*
10:30-11:00 a.m.
Ages 1-3, with Adult
Meets in Creation Station

This Program is Free with Museum Admission

Our youngest visitors are invited to join us for short, playful activities at an appropriate developmental level. We will explore sensory activities, practice gross and fine motor skills, and learn about the world around us. Stop in any time during the program and stay as long as you like.

*Offered twice a week to allow families schedule flexibility.

Fall 2017 Program Schedule
  • Sept. 6-7: Glue-less Collage
  • Sept. 13-14: Pom-Poms
  • Sept. 21: Balloons
  • Sept. 27-28: Autumn Nature Bin
  • Oct. 4-5: Tape Mummy
  • Oct. 11-12: It Glows!
  • Oct. 18-19: Spider Web
  • Oct. 25-26: Pumpkin Guts
  • Nov. 1-2: Turkey Craft
  • Nov. 8-9: Pumpkin Pie Clay
  • Nov. 15-16: Thanksgiving Shakers
  • Nov. 29-30: Jingle Bell Dance

Additional Resources

Exploratory Play: Children use their senses (such as sight, touch, and hearing) to explore the world around them. This type of play can help support a child’s understanding of cause and effect. More

Fine Motor Skills: Early experiences with art — including drawing, cutting, and writing — allow children to develop fine motor skills, which lay the foundation for later academic achievement. More