Pint Size Science – Toddler Edition

March 14, 2018 @ 9:00 am
Science Center of Iowa
401 W Martin Luther King Jr Pkwy
Des Moines, IA 50309
SCI Members = $10 per child Non-members = $19 per child
SCI Sales Office
(515) 274-6868

Bring learning to life with your young explorer with Pint Size Science classes!

Toddler Edition classes use hands-on, sensory activites to keep young explorers ages 22 months- 3 years in science topics. Classes are taught by accredited teachers from the SCI Preschool.

Pint Size Science classes are held at 9:00 am.

September 13: Curious Caterpillars
Baby insects are fascinating. They can be fuzzy, sticky, wiggly and tickle your fingers when you touch them. Come and interact with these tiny creatures, explore how they move and what they like to do.

October 11: Dino Dig
Explore dinosaur fossils by digging them up. Try your hand at using new tools for digging and for exposing small parts of bones. Then create your own fossils with moldable dough.

November 8: Mix It Up
Dump it, pour it, scoop it!  Who likes to make a mess of things? Discover what happens when you mix paint with flour, shaving cream with glue or maybe water with oil.

December 13: I-Toddler
Immerse into early robotics and programming. Play games that express concepts of coding at its simplest.  Play with robots, discover what they can do and how you can control them.

January 10: Building Up and Down
What goes up, must come down. How can you construct the highest tower? Investigate how to create a tall building and explore different ways of knocking it down.

February 7: POP!
Bubbles are exciting. They can be huge and very tiny. Explore how bubbles are made and how they pop.  Find out about other things that go POP!

March 7: Dino Teeth & Tails
Dinosaurs have jaws that were bigger than our bodies and smaller than our fingers.  Discover what it would have been like to be a dinosaur, and be challenged to walk around with a tail.

April 11: Water Explorers
Discover how water travels and changes in the cold and hot. Explore water traveling through different materials and experiment with different sized containers.

May 9: Wiggly, Squiggly Worms
Investigate worms in their natural habitat, observe them wiggling and digging in the dirt. Learn about what worms eat and why there are so many out after it rains.


Pint Size Science classes are limited to 16 students per class, and Toddler Edition classes are limited to 12 students. Pre-registration is encouraged to reserve your spot.

To register or for more information, call the Sales Office at (515) 274-6868.

Pricing (Includes SCI admission for one child and one adult on the day of your class)

  • SCI Members = $10 per child
  • Non-members = $19 per child