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Early ChildhoodCalling all budding naturalists! Enjoy a fun-filled learning experience at the San Diego Natural History Museum. Bring your friends or make new ones!
Are you looking for a first step toward the school day, or a stimulating morning for your more experienced preschoolers? Pre-K camps provide both! Summer Camp at the San Diego Natural History Museum is the perfect place to learn about respect for each other and the natural world. Our experienced staff provides a safe and exciting camp experience for your child.
Summer Camp Registration begins March 2012..
Nature and Me Storytime
Calling all budding naturalists! Come enjoy an imaginative journey into nature through dynamic readings and visits to exhibitions. Storytime is held every second Thursday of the month. Open to all ages with a parent.
(Recommended for ages 1–5 with an adult.)
Every second Thursday; 10:15 AM
FREE with Museum admission
Nature and Me Storytime Themes:
May 12 - Tidepools
June 9 - Penguins and Polar Bears
July 14 - Marine Animals
August 11 - Reptiles
September 8 - Amphibians
October 13 - Bats
November 10 - Spiders
December 8 - Animals in Winter
Photo SD Humane/C. Eley
Join us for live performances every Sunday! Get ready to explore the wild and wacky worlds of mysterious creatures, fascinating habitats, and phenomenal science hands-on! Call the Frizzle hotline 619.232.3821 ext. 110 or visit www.sdnhm.org/frizzle for the latest information. Made possible by an anonymous donation.
Bring Museum Education to your preschool or child-care centerMesozoic Mystery
Curious creatures lived long, long ago. Can you tell a dinosaur from other prehistoric reptiles? Get the facts! Touch a real dinosaur fossil, learn a song, and make a “fossil” to keep.
A tidepool is a special place filled with strange inhabitants. In this class, imagine life under and above the surge in the tidal zone.
Clouds are curious everyday things. Learn how to identify basic cloud types through song, art, and experiment.
Click for more information or call 619.255.0210 to arrange a visit.
Do you have an idea for a Youth Program you'd like to attend
at the San Diego Natural History Museum? Let us know!
The Museum welcomes children of all ability levels in its educational programs. Upon registration, please communicate any special needs your child may have, so that we can make appropriate accommodations.