Littles Lab

Science isn’t what you know; it’s a way of thinking! Nurture your early learner’s scientific brain in this weekly, drop-in program. Test, observe, and examine a new material each week in this hands-on STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) program, specially designed for early learners. 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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September 29, 2022 9:00 am to 11:00 am

Natural Crayon Art

Discover different textures we can find in nature by art with crayon rubbings! Look at natural materials up close with magnifying glasses, then use paper and wax crayons to reveal the textures of natural materials like leaves, bark, sticks, and rocks! 

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

Building Dams

Use pictures and natural materials to figure out how beavers build their dams to make your own! Use sticks to create a cozy home for a beaver, then experiment to learn how natural and human-made dams stop water from flowing in.

October 13, 2022 9:00 am to 11:00 am

Paint the Everyday

Discover the shapes and textures in everyday items by using them to paint! Stamp, swirl, roll, and draw with objects of your choice to create a masterpiece.

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

Tissue Papers Leaves

Explore the colours of fall through this fun craft! Investigate fall leaves with magnifying glasses and a zoomy microscope, then create your own autumn leaf to take home using tissue paper! 

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

Gourd Painting 

Celebrate fall and get in the Halloween spirit by decorating a gourd! Use your creativity to make a spooky masterpiece to bring home!

November 3, 2022 9:00 am to 11:00 am

Rolling Races

How does gravity affect things that roll? Use ramps, tubes, pool noodles and tables to race rolling objects. Experiment with the height and length of surfaces to make objects go faster or slower and manipulate the force of gravity to win!

November 10, 2022 9:00 am to 11:00 am

Squishy Circuits

A circuit is a circle that electricity flows through! Create your own circuits using squishy dough to conduct electricity and power a lightbulb!

November 17, 2022 9:00 am to 11:00 am

Drawing Sound

Become a musician by exploring percussion instruments! Learn how to use drums, bells, triangles, and play a giant piano! Then, draw the music you hear and make using crayons, markers, and coloured pencils! 

November 24, 2022 9:00 am to 11:00 am

Paper Helicopters

Maple seeds are nature’s helicopters - they spin when they fall to the ground! Explore maple seeds up close using magnifying tools, then create and decorate a paper helicopter that flies just like a maple seed!