How People Make Things inspired by Mister Rogers' Factory Tours is on display until May 5.

Sensory Play • Program

Hands-on exploration

Using our senses to explore scientific process during playful learning.

Sensory Play

This program can include any activity that stimulates a child’s senses: touch, smell, taste, movement, balance, sight and hearing. Sensory activities facilitate exploration and naturally encourage children to use scientific processes while they play, create, investigate, and explore. Experiments take place each Wednesday at 11:30 a.m.

Upcoming activities:

  • February 21st: Marble Painting
    • This marble balancing activity encourages creativity and muscle engagement as children use their bodies to balance the marble. It also provides a sensory experience and is adaptable to each child’s preferences, allowing them to take the lead in choosing colors, tools, and variations for a personalized and engaging play.
  • February 28th: Wikki Stix
    • These wax-coated yarn sticks not only encourage creative exploration in 3D but also provide a unique sensory experience, fostering fine motor skills in a mess-free and engaging adventure for children.
  • March 6th: Paper Making
    • Children engage in a hands-on experience, feeling the transformation of paper pulp as they mold and shape it. This sensory-rich activity not only explores texture but also fosters sensory adaptation, helping children develop heightened tactile awareness through the creative process.
  • March 13th: Fruit and Veggie Stamping
    • By using a variety of produce as stamps, kids will explore diverse textures, shapes, and colors, immersing themselves in a tactile journey that enhances sensory awareness.

Open Today:

CLOSED 9am - 5pm 9am - 5pm 9am - 5pm 9am - 5pm 9am - 5pm 9am - 5pm

Groups Today:

AM 0 Students 276 Students 392 Students 227 Students 210 Students 0 Students 0 Students
PM 0 Students 0 Students 0 Students 0 Students 0 Students Students 0 Students

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