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Toddler/Pre-School Programs - Mad Science Workshops

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Pre-school class looking at a snake.
We have a variety of wonderful programs  for our youngest learners! Let’s engage  their natural curiosity and enhance their
fine and gross motor skills. They will love  these stimulating and fun programs and so will you! These programs are kid-approved!!

Note to parents: For your child’s safety, please inform the Department Staff, at the time of registration, and the instructor of any known allergies that exist for your child!

Program Information
  • We are thrilled to partner with Mad Science of the Capital District to offer the following outstanding and unique science programs!
  • These programs are engaging, hands-on learning experiences with interactive, age-appropriate exploration of specific science topics.
  • All programs are curriculum correlated and meet S.T.E.M./S.T.E.A.M. objectives.
  • For added fun, the children will perform experiments, participate in demonstrations, and have a take home item at the end of the program!
  • All supplies are included.

  • Children will discover different shapes and structures by using different kinds of equipment like Geoboards and Magnatiles.
  • They will create their own structure to take home using cornstarch-based “noodles”.

  • Children will be excited to learn all about their fine feathered friends when they take an up-close look at birds.
  • They will discover how to match bird mates, see what eggs are produced by which species, learn how a bird’s beak is a tool, and how to identify different bird’s songs.
  • Preschoolers will take home bird warblers to practice their bird songs at home.

  • Preschoolers will learn that even though air is invisible, it is all around them, all the time!
  • They will learn that air has the power to both move items and to slow them down.
  • They will also experiment with a variety of items that rely on air to help them move.

  • Preschoolers discover all about butterflies – where they come from, stages of their growth, and how they eat.
  • They will make some of their own to take home during this workshop!

  • This workshop will introduce preschoolers to the exciting world of color!
  • They will make a new friend while learning about the colors of the rainbow and will experiment with their creative side during an activity on color mixing.
  • Demonstrations will be conducted to introduce students to the primary colors, as well as color mixing.

  • Volcanoes and more simple chemistry excitement in this workshop!
  • Our budding scientists will make their own modeling clay to take home.
  • It’s a recipe for lots of learning FUN!

#7 - Super Science 6-Pack
  • Includes Program 1 - 6 of the Toddler Mad Science Workshops - $75.00 (Resident); $85.00 (Non-Resident)

* Adjustments and discounts will be applied during checkout if applicable. *

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