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Early Learners get a head start in science at Carnegie Science Center

Munchkin Mondays offer programming geared for children ages 2–6

Munchkin Mondays, Carnegie Science Center’s program for early learners ages 2-6, resumed on Monday, September 10. Free with general admission to the Science Center, Munchkin Mondays offer a variety of hands-on activities for preschoolers, as well as time to socialize with their peers.

 Children, with the assistance of parents or guardians, will participate in story time, sing-alongs, make-and-takes, scavenger hunts, and planetarium and live demonstration shows.

Munchkin Mondays feature a unique and engaging theme each week that introduces early learners to science concepts. The following dates and topics are scheduled through October 29:

  • Sept. 24: Guitars
  • Oct. 1: Autumn Harvest
  • Oct. 8: Science Over The Rainbow
  • Oct. 15: Healthy Me
  • Oct. 22: Let’s Try Chemistry
  • Oct. 29: When I Grow Up

Advanced registration is not required. Individual families, as well as daycare, preschool, and community groups, are invited to participate. Visit CarnegieScienceCenter.org for more details.

About Carnegie Science Center

Carnegie Science Center is dedicated to inspiring learning and curiosity by connecting science and technology with everyday life. By making science both relevant and fun, the Science Center’s goal is to increase science literacy in the region and motivate young people to seek careers in science and technology. One of the four Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh, the Science Center is Pittsburgh’s premier science exploration destination, reaching more than 700,000 people annually through its hands-on exhibits, camps, classes and off-site education programs.

About Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh

Founded by Andrew Carnegie in 1895, Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh is a collection of four distinctive museums dedicated to exploration through art and science: Carnegie Museum of Art, Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Carnegie Science Center, and the Andy Warhol Museum. Annually, the museums reach more than 1.2 million people through exhibitions, educational programs, outreach activities and special events.