Little Wonders - Preschool Program

Second Friday of the month, 10:30 a.m.

Learn and Play! You and your child are invited to join us for stories and fun including crafts, songs, games, and museum exploration. Each month, we present a different theme and a different set of hands-on activities.

Admission is $5 per family (up to 2 adults and 2 children).  Admission is free for MNCH members. Each participating family gets 10 percent off museum store purchases (15 percent off for museum members). The store carries a variety of fun and educational gifts – including the Little Wonders book lineup! 

Little Wonders Image

Upcoming Little Wonders:

February 12
Is That My Shadow?Little Wonders Craft
Groundhogs are little animals that live in holes, where they stay safe from harsh weather and predators. In late winter they venture out, but they can be scared by their shadows and retreat back to their den. This month, we'll learn about groundhogs, shadows, and the special day that celebrates them!

March 11
Ocean Oddities
Have you ever wondered what lies beneath the deep blue sea? Come learn about the amazing - and sometimes odd - animals and plants living in the ocean, and create your very own sea creature to take home!

April 8
Colorful Clothing

Do you have a favorite piece of clothing you love to wear? What do you wear when it's cold outside? What do you wear when it's hot? Come to the museum to learn about how we use and wear clothing in different types of weather.

May 13
Colors and Patterns

Explore nature's amazing colors and patterns! Create your own colorful craft and discover patterns all around you.

June 10
Outrageous Owls

Hoot! Hoot! Did you know owls can see in the dark? And hunt mice just by sound? Find out what makes these birds so special and join us for some truly "owl-some" stories and crafts!