Little Explorers

Little Explorers

Little Explorers is a drop-off program for children ages 3 and 4 that offers play-based, learning experiences led by CDM’s early childhood experts!

Little Explorers is a 4-week program that takes place on Tuesdays from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Monthly topics are based on themes that fascinate 3- and 4-year-olds. Children will enjoy exploring these topics as they engage in science experiments, art activities, problem solving and Museum exploration while socializing with same-age peers. Each session is designed to be developmentally appropriate and encourage curiosity through hands-on learning.

This program will return to the Museum this year in the new Little Explorers Classroom!

Please note that children must be potty-trained to participate in Little Explorers.

Registration for Session 4 will open August 1!

Session 4: August 15 - September 5

This session is full of fun with animals and creatures! Join us as we learn about pets, explore worms and bugs, discover ocean creatures, and play like dinosaurs. We will have fun creating and exploring different characteristics and habitats of these creatures together.

Session 5: September 19 - October 10

Let's get excited about Fall! We will begin by having fun with ramps, including rolling apples and other fall items that might roll. We will also explore music, pretending to be marching bands and learning more about how sound works. Observations and experiments with leaves and pumpkins round out our fall fun!

Session 6: October 24 - November 14

For the last session of the year, Little Explorers will get ready for winter. As the days get darker earlier, we will explore lights and colors (and how they mix)! We will also have fun with magnets and learn about polar animals. Finally we will explore the textures, smells, science, math, and art of gingerbread men and houses!

  • $120/per child for members. Log in using the email associated with your membership during registration to receive the discount.
  • $150/per child for non-members.

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