Little Wonders - Preschool Program

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 for $5 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! 

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Upcoming Little Wonders:

December 9
Starry Night
Winter is coming, and the nights are getting longer. Join us for stories and activities about the moon, stars, and nocturnal animals. 

January 13
Passport to Oregon
Journey into the nine tribal nations of Oregon, and learn about each nation's flag. 

February 10
Caught in the Rain

Learn and play with crafts and other activities celebrating clouds, rain, and rainbows.  

March 10
What Does a Bear Eat?

What do you think a bear eats for lunch? Come explore what bears eat, how they find their food, and how it compares to our own lunches!

April 14
Take Flight

As the days get warmer and the sun starts to shine, Oregon greets many different birds. Discover how different these birds really are as we look at their sizes, beaks, wings, and more!

May 12
Gone Fishin’

Take a dip in the river and learn about the history and life cycle of salmon, including different techniques people have used to fish for them over time.

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