Make music or play with trains in Preschool Place, enjoy a classic children’s video, join a story time in our Science & Technology Library, or sign up for a family workshop. Kids and grown-ups can learn together in these fun programs and spaces.
Celebrate the Year of the Rooster as you tinker with LEDs and tissue paper to make a glowing lantern.
Transform colorful, fluffy wool into compact felt as you practice the craft of felting.
Investigate the powerful science of magnets by tinkering with everyday objects and exploring their magnetic fields.
Mix simple household ingredients to make wacky oobleck.
Mix and blend strips and scraps of recycled paper to make soft paper clay.
Make your own colorful crayons to make bath time fun.
Mix up your own batch of washable paint from everyday ingredients to make a work of art.
Explore your five senses and learn how they work together to help you discover the world around you.
Explore the physics of how things move as we tinker with cars and trains on ramps, paint with wheels, and build our own vehicles from recycled materials.
Little Makers invites families with young children to tinker, design and create together.
A list of story time books compiled by the Science & Technology librarian.
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Children and their grown-ups will explore the world around them through creative art projects and innovative science experiments.
A protected area where our youngest visitors can experience multi-sensory activities.