Infant Investigators

Our workshops offer a variety of hands-on experiences that introduce young children to concepts in engaging ways. Each class includes playful activities that are intentionally chosen to support your child’s development. Our learning extends beyond the classroom and into the museum and community where children and parents are encouraged to wonder and explore together as a family.

Ages | 4-12 months
 | 10 – 11am 
Cost |
Ticket |
One Caretaker + One Child (one additional caretaker is welcome to join for the museum portion of the class)
Location | Classes begin at National Museum of Natural History, Constitution Avenue Lobby and conclude at the museum listed in the course description

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Ice Skating

Saturday, December 2 at 10AM
Sunday, December 3 at 10AM

To learn about this classic winter activity, the class will take a trip to the National Gallery of Art’s ice rink. We will watch the ice-skaters and the infants will explore the ice, skates, music and learn about how the skaters move.

Museum Visit | National Gallery of Art – Sculpture Garden

Eventbrite - Infant Investigators: Fall 2017


CAN Touch This

Saturday, January 6 at 10am
Sunday, January 7 at 10am

Infants love touching and exploring different textures! We will utilize this universal truth while going on a tactile tour in the National Museum of Natural History’s Janet Annenberg Hooker Hall of Geology, Gems, & Minerals.

Museum Visit | National Museum of Natural History
Eventbrite - Infant Investigators: Winter 2018


Good Night Moon

Saturday, February 3 at 10am
Sunday, February 4 at 10am

This children’s classic will be the basis for this class as we explore the themes and objects featured throughout the book. On our trip to the National Air and Space Museum we will explore the moon and compare astronaut’s ‘mittens’ and ‘socks’ to the ones we wear.

Museum Visit | National Air and Space Museum

Eventbrite - Infant Investigators: Winter 2018


Row, Row, Row Your Boat

Saturday, March 3 at 10am
Sunday, March 4 at 10am

We will use the classic children’s song as a gateway for discovering how boats move on the water. Families will visit the National Museum of American History’s On the Water: Stories from Maritime America, where they will explore sailboats, steamboats, and cargo ships.

Museum Visit | National Museum of American History

Eventbrite - Infant Investigators: Winter 2018

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