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 | 13 – 23 months
Time | 10 – 11:30 am
Cost | $43
Ticket | One Caretaker + One Child (one additional caretaker is welcome to join for the museum portion of the class)
Location | National Museum of Natural History, Constitution Avenue Lobby
SCHEDULE OF CLASSES | 2019
Saturday, June 1 at 10am
Sunday, June 2 at 10am
Like our session on bread, toddlers will explore how and from what butter is made. They will also discover from where butter’s key ingredient, milk, comes. From milking cows to butter sculpture, this class will be a playful way of thinking farm to table.
Museum Visit: National Gallery of Art
Sunday, July 14 at 10am
Saturday, July 20 at 10am
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.
Museum Visit: National Museum of American History
Saturday, August 3 at 10am
Saturday, August 10 at 10am
Engage in imaginative ocean play before discovering more about marine life at the National Museum of Natural History’s Sant Ocean Hall. We will learn about ocean animals both large and small and meet Phoenix the model whale, which is suspended from the ceiling.
Museum Visit: National Museum of Natural History