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April’s Mommy and Me is all about reusing and recycling.

Protecting the planet can be fun! Developed by certified Early Childhood Education teachers, this program allows you and your little ones the opportunity to get your hands dirty in our simulated lake clean-up activity and learn how long it takes for trash to break down in the water. Additionally parents and children will have the chance to create their own beautiful art gardens out of upcycled materials. Museum collections items as well as toys and puppets will be on hand to encourage young minds to help take good care of the environment.

At each Mommy and Me, enjoy free coffee and meet other Lancaster parents. Bring your little ones, 5 and under, to the Explore Nature Gallery for a hands-on introduction to science and nature. Daddies and caretakers are also invited to attend.

Non-Members: Mommy and Me activities are included in admission price, children under 5 are free.

Members: Mommy and Me activities are free with Museum Membership ID.

If you like fast, funny and froggy, you will be “hoppy” to join us for some “un-frog-gettable” amphibian activities that include choosing a tadpole of your own to take home and wait for big changes.

Pre-registration is required. $12 members/$15 non-members **includes museum admission for child

Chart a course for fun as you set sail to Harbor Town to experiment with boatyard basics. Participation is FREE with regular admission to Hands-on House. All activities are held outdoors in our play garden. All programs are designed for adults and children to experience together. Drop in anytime during the scheduled time. No pre-registration required. Please note: These outdoor programs may be cancelled due to weather.

Ages: 2-10 years with adult

Cost: FREE with regular admission to Hands-on House

2:00-4:00pm (Drop-In) on both days