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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Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes

Saturday, October 13 at 10am
Saturday, October 20 at 10am

During their first year, your infant will be learning about their bodies and how they work. This class will enhance your child’s natural interest in themselves and use museum objects as examples of how and for what we use our bodies.

Museum Visit | National Gallery of Art

Register Here October 13

Register Here October 20


On the Go

Saturday, November 3 at 10am
Saturday, November 17 at 10am

Whether it be by car, stroller, or metro, your infant is getting around. Join us as we enhance your infant’s understanding of how they get from one place to another. We will use the community and the museums to help illustrate movement and transportation.

Museum Visit | National Museum of American History

Register Here – November 3

Register Here November 17


Do You See What I See?

Saturday, December 1 at 10am
Saturday, December 8 at 10am

Young children learn using their senses and this class focuses on their sense of sight. By focusing on the colors that we see, we will connect the classic book Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? with works of art in the National Gallery of Art.

Museum Visit | National Gallery of Art

Register Here – December 1

Register Here – December 8


Winter Animals

Saturday, January 5 at 10am
Saturday, January 12 at 10am

The weather is turning cold and your infant is likely noticing the changes. 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.

Register Here – January 5

Register Here – January 12

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