Small Wonders (ages 3-5) - Indiana State Museum | Kids Out and About Indianapolis

Small Wonders (ages 3-5) - Indiana State Museum

Preschoolers are invited to learn, play and discover in the museum during this hour-long class. Build your child’s sense of wonder and playfulness as they engage in storytelling, hands-on activities, music, art and more. Ticket price is $12/child, adults free with paid child, 25% discount for members. Each child must be accompanied by an adult.

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APRIL - LET'S GO!
Explore different modes of transportation just in time for Pinewood Derby. Work on a “speedy” art project, experience station exploration and participate in an interactive story time.
MAY - FARM LIFE
Learn about the animals, jobs and equipment on a farm. Engineer a barn, build on a collaborative art project and explore stations
 
JUNE – SPLASH INTO CREATIVITY
Enjoy and learn about various forms of art and sensory play. And if the weather is good, families will be creating a messy water-inspired artwork outside the museum.
JULY – BUGS AND BUTTERFLIES
Join us as we take a closer look at various specimens of bugs and butterflies. Children will be using science tools to conduct experiments and create a bug-inspired art project.
AUGUST – ABSTRACT ART
Explore line, texture, shape, form and color, and become an artist as we explore abstract art. Collaborate with others to create an art piece, and enjoy sensory play.
SEPTEMBER – SPACE ADVENTURE
Get ready for lift-off and explore space! Become an astronaut for the day by designing space suits, creating a Mars rover, making your own star-inspired art and more.
OCTOBER – SPOOKY SCIENCE
It’s Halloween season, and it’s about to get a little spooky! Make a pumpkin art project, become a scientist during spooky hands-on experiments and have other ghoulish fun.
NOVEMBER – UPCYCLED ENGINEERING
Use your engineering skills to create a project with recycled goods. Explore how one-time-use materials can be used to inspire change and create new things.
DECEMBER – WINTERTIME FUN
Explore what makes winter so chilly with cool hands-on experiments and icy sensory stations, plus create your own snow-inspired artwork and more.
JANUARY – ILLUMINATION INVESTIGATION
Experience the excitement of light and shadows through investigations and experiments. Create a glowing art piece, put on a show with shadow puppets and collaborate with others on a light-inspired activity.
FEBRUARY – MINERALS ROCK!
Explore our rock and mineral collection just in time for GeoFest! Try experiments with minerals, create rock-inspired art and more.
MARCH – BUBBLE BONANZA
Investigate the science of bubbles through hands-on experiments. Get a little soapy with bubble sensory play, create bubble art and enjoy a bubbly story time.
APRIL – LET'S BUILD!
Can you build it? Find out how things are made by building your own creation, and join others to make a collaborative building project.
MAY – SENSE SENSATION
Explore taste, touch, sight, smell and hearing! Learn all about your senses while creating artworks, playing at sensory stations, and working together on STEAM-inspired projects. 
 

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Organization:

Indiana State Museum

Location:

650 W. Washington St.
Indianapolis, IN, 46204
United States

Phone:

(317) 232-1637
Contact name: 
General Information
Dates: 
12/07/2021
12/08/2021
12/11/2021
Time: 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Price: 
Ticket price is $12/child, adults free with paid child, 25% discount for members. ** Tickets www.indianamuseum.org/calendar

Ages

2-3 years 4-5 years Adults & kids together