Little Sprouts Learning is a unique, pre-scholastic, learn-through-play program. Led by an educator, Little Sprouts features hands-on experiments and imaginative make-and-take home projects designed to nurture young minds and develop a good understanding of core literacy concepts, including art, history, math, and science. For ages 18-months – 6 years with an accompanying adult; Included with admission/Members free.
Sept. 6 & 8: Frozen Treasure Chest Hunt—Press, flip, twist, turn, and tinker with lots of gadgets to unlock the frozen treasure chest. Open and sprinkle with salt to uncover hidden treasures, while discovering how and why salt melts ice and dissolves quickly in water.
Sept. 13 & 15: Play the Hoop and Dart Game—Learn to play the Coast Salish game of Hoop and Dart. Then visit the new People of the Sea and Cedar exhibition to learn more about the art, history, and culture of Native tribes who live along the Salish Sea.
Sept. 20 & 22: Fun with Floam: A Sensory Exploration in Geometry—Twist, roll, and press our colorful, lumpy, and gooey Floam into molds that create geometric shapes.
Sept. 27 & 29: The Wild Edible Desert—Experience the Art of the American West and learn which plants in the wild, wild western deserts are safe, tasty, and nutritious to eat!