Saint Louis Science Center

Space Preschool

Your little one will love exploring space during Space Preschool sessions at the Saint Louis Science Center. They will build a paper rocket, create their own constellation tale, and make a moonscape as they learn about space flight, stars and our moon.

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Free Makerspace Classes for Kids

You won't want to miss this unique opportunity for your kids to take part in free classes at the Saint Louis Science Center's Makerspace.

In April's program, students will work in design teams to develop a new handheld musical instrument. Students will be challenged to design every aspect of their musical instrument, from its shape to the sounds it will make. The design teams will use MIT's Scratch programming language to program their musical instrument, from its shape to the sounds it will make. 

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Astronomy Day

Join the Saint Louis Science Center and members of the St. Louis Astronomical Society for fun astronomy activities for all ages.

You can learn about telescopes and how you can begin exploring the stars on your own, and, if the weather permits, take part in solar observing near the Planetarium entrance.

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. All activities are free.

More information: slsc.org

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Build It! Preschool

Preschool age children and their adult partner will explore, investigate, and do science together during Build It! Preschool at the Saint Louis Science Center.

Build It! Preschool gives preschoolers a chance to engineer a sleek aircraft, a sturdy house and a steady bridge using recycled materials. Each week features a different building challenge and structure to take home. 

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15 Summer Volunteer Opportunities for St. Louis Teens

For many kids, the lazy days of summer represent freedom from school, learning and responsibility. But for teens, summer vacation also represents an opportunity to explore new interests, gain real world skills and forge important connections.  

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Winter Story Fest Celebrates Reading, Helps Put Books in Every Kid's Hands

Every Tuesday morning at God’s Creation Development Center in North St. Louis, the preschool rooms start buzzing in anticipation of a special visitor. Shouts of “Ms.

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Omnimax Movies at the Saint Louis Science Center

Catch a movie or two at the Saint Louis Science Center's OMNIMAX Theater, where films are shown featuring the IMAX with Laser. This state-of-the-art theater provides the sharpest images, unmatched sound quality and 40% greater color range than traditional theaters. The five-story, 80-foot-diameter dome will fill your entire field of vision providing a truly immersive experience. 

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Budding Artists Preschool Art Program
Monday, October 3, 2022
Tuesday, October 4, 2022
Tuesday, October 11, 2022

At this free art program for ages 3-6 the focus is on the process of making art rather than the finished product. Both in-person and virtual sessions are offered.

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Kindergarten Prep
Monday, October 3, 2022
Saturday, October 8, 2022
Monday, October 10, 2022

Your child is old enough to start kindergarten, but is he or she ready? Are you? At this special presentation, both you and your child will get a brief overview of what is expected before your child even enters the classroom. You'll also receive a free backpack and school supplies. Registration is required.

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Paws for Reading from the St. Louis County Library
Monday, October 3, 2022
Wednesday, October 5, 2022
Monday, October 10, 2022

Read to a friendly therapy dog from DUO Dogs, Inc. After the story, the dog's handler will answer any questions kids have about therapy dogs, pet care and more. For ages 3-11. Registration is required for this free program. 

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