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Curious Kids

Create, Explore & Discover each week during The Works' Curious Kids program. See below for our weekly activity schedule.

Date: Tuesdays, Year-Round; Drop In

Time: 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Cost:  Free with admission

Ages: 2 - 6 Year-Round. During June, July & August, kids up to age 12 are invited to join.  

Curious Kids is a fun weekly program that offers kids the opportunity to get hands-on with a new science and art activity each week!

Curious Kids is a wonderful program held every Tuesday at The Works. Each Tuesday brings a new art or science related theme for kids to explore. Participation in Curious Kids is included with museum admission. 

During the school year (September - May), Curious Kids themes focus on pre-school age children (2-6 years). In the summer (June - August), children up to 12 years of age can enjoy awesome hands-on workshops hosted in partnership with businesses and organizations from all around central Ohio.

Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.

Curious Kids Schedule & Themes:

January 3 - New Year Celebration
Rring in the New Year with a bang. Create goals for 2017 as well as create confetti poppers.

January 10 - Animal Tracks (Licking County Park District)
Explore animal tracks and make and compare tracks of your own.

January 17 - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration
Learn the importance of the Civil Rights Movement through a story and do a fun activity.

January 24 - All about Me Day
Do an activity all about yourself and then share with a friend.

January 31 - Chinese New Year
Compare and contrast the differences and similarities of our New Year with the Chinese New Year, then do a fun craft.

February 7 - STEM Bridge Builders
In honor of STEMFEST this upcoming weekend, use everyday materials to build your own bridge, which will be displayed at STEMFEST!

February 14 - Spider Web Wonders (Licking County Park District)
Who said spiders are scary? We sure don’t think so! Come learn about the wild and wonderful world of spiders and their webs.

February 21 - Ohio Presidents
Learn about which presidents originated from Ohio and do a fun craft.

February 28 - Transportation
Learn about all the different kinds of transportation that we use in our everyday life.

March 7 - Solar System Exploration
Explore the planets in the solar system and create your own.

March 14 - Backbone Bonanza (Licking County Park District)
Read a story, learn about vertebrates, and create toad houses for your yard.

March 21 - Spring Has Sprung!
Learn about Vernal Equinox and do a fun craft.

March 28 - Robot Rumble
Feeling techie? Create your own robot that you take home.

April 4 - Make a Map
Explore and learn about different kinds of maps while creating your own.

April 11 - Fun with Fish (Licking County Park District)
Play a dramatic play fishing game and learn about Ohio's fish.

April 18 - Earth Day
Why do we celebrate Earth Day? Find out while doing an activity.

April 25 - Sink or Float?
Why do things sink or float? Make predictions and do an experiment; you might be surprised what you find.