Preschool Science Series – the perfect program for your young scientist! 

Preschool age children and their adult partner will explore, investigate, and do science together.  Each session features a different topic, so you will want to attend often! 

Dates: 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Mondays of the month. Call Advanced Sales Department to confirm. 

Time: 10-11am 

Reservations: $30 per child ages 3+ for one month of sessions (3 sessions/month). $25 per child for members. Space is limited. To reserve your tickets, please call our Advance Sales Department at 314.289.4424 One adult per 4 children required.

Upcoming Sessions: 

April 13th, 20th, 27th  Mondays, 10:00-10:45am     

Paleo Preschool : Come dig deep and learn about dinosaurs!  Each week we will explore different dinosaur activities sure to excite your young paleontologist.  Learn about teeth, claws, poop, and more!

Dana Brown Fossil Prep Lab – Lower Level 

May 11th, 18th, 25th  Mondays, 10:00-10:45am

Simply Science Preschool : Get hands-on with color mixing, electricity, magnets and our animal friends.  Each week’s topic will have a related art project to take home.

Life Science Classroom – First Floor 

June 8th, 15th, 22nd  Mondays, 10:00-10:45am

Build it! Preschool: Engineer a paper aircraft, sturdy house, and steady bridge using recycled materials.  Each week features a different building challenge and structure to take home.

Life Science Classroom – First Floor 

July 13th, 20th, 27th  Mondays, 10:00-10:45am

Healthy Me Preschool:  Investigate the skeletal system and your 5 senses during our interactive classes.  Learn about measurement and balance, and about making healthy choices for your body.  *Please let us know about any food allergies when you make reservations.

Life Science Classroom – First Floor 

Coming Soon (after Planetarium remodel):

Space Preschool: Build a paper rocket, create your own constellation tale, and make a moon-scape as you learn about space flight, stars, and our moon.  Play with shadows and learn about space through age appropriate, hands-on activities.

James S. McDonnell Planetarium