Books & Brushes
Fridays in da Vinci Studio – 11:00 am
We’ll start with a book, then do an art project based on the story.
- May 25 – Goodnight Moon
- June 1 – Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear
- June 8 – Just Enough Carrots
- June 15 – Stellaluna
- June 22 – Lucia & the Light
- June 29 – The Very Fairy Princess
Wednesdays – 3:00 pm in the Innovation Lab
Little engineers will love this drop in program! Each week will feature a different building challenge and materials.
- May 30 – Building with cups
- June 6 – Straws & Model Magic
- June 13 – Tinker trays
- June 20 – Pool noodles & shaving cream
- June 27 – Strawbees
Tuesdays & Thursdays in da Vinci – 1:00 pm
Join us as we explore the elements of visual art and then create based on what we learn. We’ll explore lines, texture and more!
- May 29 & 31 – Funnel painting
- June 5 & 7 – Rock painting (texture)
- June 12 & 14 – Design a landscape scene (mimic the master, Emily Carr)
- June 19 & 21 – Make your own puffy paint (color mixing)
- June 26 & 28 – Canvas art (perspective)
Play Time (starts June 5)
Tuesdays in the Mielke Family Theater, 3 pm
Calling all actors. Each week we’ll explore a fairy tale or fable and put a BFK twist on it through acting and re-imagining!
Tuesdays & Thursdays in the Mielke Family Theater – 9:30 am
Puddle Jumpers is an early learning program intended for infants, toddlers and their caregivers featuring music, movement, language and storytelling! Each class will consist of approximately 25 minutes of age-appropriate structured activity followed by playtime for children and mingle time for caregivers.
Slime Time (starts June 1)
Fridays in the Classrooms – 9:30 am
Kids love slime and adults love to keep messes out of their houses! We’ll be exploring a different slime each week through scientific properties, texture and more!
Tuesdays & Thursdays in the Innovation Lab – 10:30 am
Investigate with us as we discover different aspects of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math). Each week will have a new topic and include different STEM hands-on activities.
- May 29 & 31 – Seeds
- June 5 & 7 – Billy goat bridges
- June 12 & 14 – Firefly Squishy Circuits
- June 19 & 21 – Butterflies
- June 26 & 28 – Fruits & veggies
Eureka! (starts June 9)
Second Saturday of the month – 10 am – 12 pm
Investigate different areas of STEM in our Saturday drop-in program!
- June 9 – Water
- July 14 – Tech & Tools
- August 11 – Engineering Water Proof Containers
Mindful Moments (starts June 14)
Thursday, June 14 at 3 pm & Sunday, June 24 at 2 pm
Thursday, July 12 at 3 pm & Sunday, July 22 at 2 pm
Thursday, August 9 at 3 pm & Sunday, August 19 at 2 pm
Stress affects us all, even kids. We’ll start the program with an activity or exercise, read a story and then create something to help reduce anxiety. Each program will end with a meditation.
Third Saturday of the month, 8:30 am – 10 am
Join us for a lower sensory experience and special programming created especially for children on the autism spectrum. Free admission for children on the spectrum and their families from 8:30 am-10 am.
Starts third Wednesday of the month, runs Wednesday, Friday & Saturday, 10:30 am & 1:30 pm
Join us for Storybook Stars and listen to stories with the characters, meet the characters and create a craft.
First Saturday of every month, 10 am – 12 pm
This da Vinci Studio drop-in program will get creative with different media, projects and activities!
- June 2 – Texture Art
- July 7 – Sidewalk Chalk
- August 4 – Castanets