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Carnegie Science Center reserves the right to cancel any program one week before it begins due to insufficient registration. In case of inclement weather, please check the website to see if a program has been canceled. All registered participants will receive a full refund in the case of cancellation.
Safety Policy: Based on current best practices, we require masks for program participants and program staff when the Allegheny County COVID-19 Community Level designation is at the red/high mark.
For ages 3–5 with an adult helper!
$14 Members/$16 Nonmembers (per child + adult helper)
General Admission not included
Looking for things to do for early learners in Pittsburgh? Science grows from curiosity! Carnegie Science Center’s Preschool Adventures are specifically designed around suitable themes for little scientists to cultivate a love for learning and to teach them basic science concepts.
All workshops are specifically designed for ages 3–5. To make the most of your child’s experience, they must be the appropriate age on the date the selected workshop begins.
Ready for Blast Off!
Wed., Sept. 6 and Sat., Sept. 9
Train like an astronaut and get ready to blast off into outer space. Learn how astronauts get ready for their trips, what they pack for the journey, and make your own space suit.
Sat., Sept. 23 and Wed., Oct. 4
Explore the ‘S’ in STEM (science) with amazing bubbles and bubble blowers.
Sat., Oct. 28
Investigate insect parts and behavior through song and dance and make bug antennae to take home.
Wed., Nov. 1 and Sat., Nov. 11
Build parachute landers and Mars rovers while learning the importance of engineering design and teamwork in space exploration.
Sat., Oct. 14
Travel through the solar system gathering knowledge about the planets along the way. Hop from Mercury to Venus to Earth and beyond. Fill in your solar system passport at each planet stop along the way.
Wed., Dec. 6 and Sat., Dec. 9
Have you been outside at night and looked up at the sky? Did you see the twinkling stars? Together, we will wonder about the Milky Way galaxy, constellations, our closest star – the Sun, and more!
About Preschool Adventures
Early learners and their adult helpers partner for science discovery at Pittsburgh’s most visited-museum by digging into important science topics, enhancing their social skills, and having tons of fun! Carnegie Science Center is a top-notch destination for science education, kids’ activities, and children museum exhibits.
Register by Phone
9 am–5 pm, Mon.–Fri.
Cancellations made 14 days in advance of the workshop date will receive a full refund. Cancellations not made 14 days in advance will not receive a refund.
In case of insufficient registration, Carnegie Science Center reserves the right to cancel any program two days before it begins. All registered participants will receive a full refund.