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: 10:15 – 11:45 am
Ticket: One Caretaker + One Child
(one additional caretaker is welcome to join for the museum portion of the class)
Location: Program begins at the National Museum of Natural History, Constitution Avenue Lobby and concludes at a museum listed in course description
SEEC’s public programs are cancelled through June 1, 2020 as a public health precaution. If you are registered for a class, you should receive an email with more information. If you have not, please contact SEECinfo@si.edu.
JUNE 6 AND 7
Trains on a Track
Clickety clack! Explore how trains move along a track before visiting the John Bull train at the National Museum of American History.
JULY 11 AND 12
Under the Stars
The night sky offers toddlers the means to discover shades of black, silver, and blue. We’ll observe the blue sky on our walk over to the National Gallery of Art where we will traverse through a remarkable light installation.
AUGUST 1 AND 2
On the River
We build on your child’s natural curiosity by recreating the river ecosystem through play. Class ends with an exploration of the National Museum of the American Indian’s landscape where they will see and hear the sounds of a river.