Don't miss Emyo, an artist and illustrator, when she reads her book "Marisol's Dress" on Sunday, July 14, at 1 p.m.

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 which can lead to longer attention spans and focus in addition to improving their coordination and motor skills.

Experiments take place each Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. and is included in general museum admission.

July 10: Paper making will stimulate multiple senses such as touch, sight and sense of balance while helping with coordination to create the paper. Children get the opportunity to learn the process of an item they use every day.

July 17: Making Playdough not only stimulates the sense of sight, touch, smell and balance, it gives a tangible sense of accomplishment and hours of fun creating whatever you can imagine.

July 31: Tea dying old paper will target the sense of smell, touch and sight. This activity exposes children to two everyday objects and techniques: paper and dye, which have been here since ancient times and will help connect various cultures with their own, such as tea.


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