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 | 3 – 5 years
Time | 10 – 11:30 am OR 2 – 3:30pm
Cost | $43
Ticket | One Caretaker + One Child (one additional caretaker is welcome to join for the museum portion of the class)
Location | All classes begin at the National Museum of Natural History, Constitution Avenue Lobby and conclude at the museum listed in the course description
SCHEDULE OF CLASSES | 2019
Sunday, February 10 at 10am
Saturday, February 23 at 2pm
Do you enjoy dressing up? During this lesson, children will learn about the process of costume design for movies and theater. We’ll conclude the class by viewing designer’s work and creating our own costume design.
Museum Visit | National Museum of American History
Saturday, March 16 at 10am
Saturday, March 23 at 2pm
We often see bees and birds during the warm spring and summer months, but what are they doing as they buzz about? Through movement, storytelling, and objects, children will learn about pollination.
Museum Visit | National Museum of Natural History
Good As Gold
Saturday, April 27 at 10am
Sunday, April 28 at 10am
Together we’ll learn where from where gold comes and for what it is used. Class will conclude at the National Museum of African Art where will to see how gold is used to make jewelry.
Museum Visit | National Museum of African Art
Saturday, May 18 at 2pm
Sunday, May 19 at 10am
A picture is worth a thousand words and in this class, we will hear the stories behind the artworks and try our hand at telling our own stories. Children will use their imaginations and build literacy skills.
Museum Visit | National Gallery of Art