Toddler Trailblazers


Toddler Trailblazers

Toddler classes are designed for children aged 13 – 24 months. Toddlers master important skills in their first year and are beginning to expand their understanding of their world. Our classes take familiar themes and help children build on their personal experiences.

Details

  • Typical class
  • Meets every 1st Saturday from 10am – 11:30am at the National Museum of Natural History
  • $41.20 | child + single caretaker
  • Additional caretakers are welcome during the museum portion of the program.
  • Class themes are subject to change due to exhibition schedules.

SCHEDULE OF CLASSES ¦ 2016 – 2017

February

Polar Bear, Polar Bear

February is one of our coldest months – and a perfect time to read Eric Carle’s famous Polar Bear, Polar Bear! This lesson will combine the classic book with the National Museum of Natural History’s collection of Arctic specimens.

Saturday, February 11 and Sunday, February 12

SOLD OUT

March

If You’re Happy and You Know It

Being a toddler can be frustrating – it is hard to express yourself at this age when you are still learning how to talk. This class will explore different emotions and help children recognize not only their own feelings, but those of others.

Saturday, March 11 and Sunday, March 12

SOLD OUT

 

April

Botanic Gardens

Spring is here and the world is alive with new and wonderful plants! Join us for this special session that meets exclusively at the US Botanic Gardens. Toddlers will explore the collections using all five senses.

NO CLASS –  Saturday, April 8 – Cherry Blossom Parade
Sunday, April 9

SOLD OUT

May

Botanic Gardens

Spring is here and the world is alive with new and wonderful plants! Join us for this special session that meets exclusively at the US Botanic Gardens. Toddlers will explore the collections using all five senses.

Saturday, May 13

Sunday, May 14 – NO CLASS – MOTHER’S DAY

SOLD OUT

June

Strawberry Jam

Strawberry season —the perfect time to not only discover how jam is made, but also take a trip back in time when many families would can their own food and store it for the winter. Families will have a great time picking real strawberries and making some pretend jam at the American History Museum.

Saturday, June 10 and Sunday, June 11
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July

Tea Time

This class goes beyond dolls and tea parties and introduces toddlers to tea from around the world. Families will get a chance to experience and taste tea, as well as learn about traditions surrounding tea in different parts of the globe.

Saturday, July 8 and Sunday, July 9
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August

Construction

It is summer and the world is abuzz with cranes, trucks, and bulldozers. Although it might be a nuisance to us as adults, construction often fascinates toddlers and can introduce them to early engineering concepts. Let’s get building!

Saturday, August 12 and Sunday, August 13
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