Little Wonders - Stories and Activities for Preschoolers

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.

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

Little Wonders is included with regular admission and is free for MNCH members. Families presenting Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) cards are admitted at a reduced rate through the Museums For All program.

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! 

Girl gluing crafts     Boy examining fossils     

Upcoming Little Wonders:

May 11
What's the Weather?

This month we're asking What's the Weather? and exploring how weather shapes the world around us. Join us for a story, crafts, and activities celebrating all kinds of weather, from wet to windy!

June 8
Awesome Ocean Animals

Join us on World Oceans Day to learn about Awesome Ocean Animals. We'll enjoy a story, play games, and create a deep-sea craft to take home.

July 13
Investigating Insects

This month, we're Investigating Insects! Insects may be small, but they're kind of a big deal. Come learn about theses amazing and diverse animals through a story, games, and crafts.

Playing in Hungry Planet exhibit