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
Time
: 10:15 – 11:15am 
Member: 
$25
Non-Member:  $30
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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NOVEMBER

Four Seasons

November 16 at 10:15am: Register Here

The changing seasons provides the perfect opportunity for your infant to learn about the world around them. To illustrate the differences in the seasons, this class will use our walk to the museum as well as nineteenth century American paintings. After this class your baby will be ready to learn more about winter in our upcoming sessions.
Museum Visit: National Gallery of Art

DECEMBER

Winter Wonderland

December 7 and 14 at 10:15am: Register Here
Winter is upon us and this class will seize on the opportunity to explore how the natural world is changing right before their eyes.
Museum Visit: National Gallery of Art

January

Winter Animals

January 11 and 12 at 10:15am: Register Here

The weather is cold and your infant is likely noticing the changes in temperature. Our workshop will focus on this shift in their environment and introduce you child to animals that are good at keeping warm during these cold months.
Museum Visit: National Museum of Natural History

February

Ice Skating

February 8 and 9 at 10:15am: Register Here

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

March

Penguins

March 14 and 15 at 10:15am: Register Here

Come learn more about this adorable waddling animal! The class will discuss how penguins move; where penguins live and what penguins look like.
Museum Visit: National Museum of Natural History

April

Barnyard Dance

April 18 and 19 at 10:15am: Register Here

We will read Sandra Boyton’s Barnyard Dance and then visit the National Gallery of Art to see Alexander Calder’s animal sculptures.
Museum Visit: National Gallery of Art – East

 

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