Early Years Play Dates

This weekly, drop-in program encourages early years children (age 0-5) and their caregivers to spend quality time learning and playing together. Thoughtfully designed with your child’s development in mind, each Early Year’s Play Date helps children explore their senses, their environment, and relationships with those around them. Look out for weekly themes!

All programs are included in general admission. Admission can be purchased in advance online or by walk-in at our front desk!


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August 2, 2022 9:00 am to 11:00 am

On the Farm

Engage in farm pretend play, plant seeds, and make art with vegetables! Explore farm-themed sensory bins and learn about farm animals.

August 9, 2022 9:00 am to 11:00 am


Learn about primary and secondary colours in this rainbow playtime! Mix paints with your fingers, make colourful creations with play dough, and explore colourful sensory bins. 

August 16, 2022 9:00 am to 11:00 am


Become a paleontologist and excavate for dinosaur fossils. Play in dinosaur sensory bins, create tangram dinosaurs, and make your own fossil impressions. 

August 23, 2022 9:00 am to 11:00 am

Mess Fest

Get creative in this messy and meaningful play date! Explore your senses while painting with your fingers and toes. Create art with shaving cream and build with mud. Before you head home, clean it all up with soapy sensory bins and sponges! Don't forget to dress for a mess!

August 30, 2022 9:00 am to 11:00 am

Music and Sound

Explore real instruments, create your own shaker to take home, and listen for sounds in sensory bins! Experiment with new sounds and unique materials.

September 6, 2022 9:00 am to 11:00 am

September 20, 2022 9:00 am to 11:00 am

September 27, 2022 9:00 am to 11:00 am