Kids Discovery Center
Lots of exciting learning activities and crafts await you at the KIDS’ DISCOVERY CENTER! New themes are presented monthly to engage kids (ages 3-9) and adults in nature-related fun.
Daily, Tuesday through Saturday: 9:00am, 10:00am, 11:00am, and 12:00noon. Duration: 35 minutes, each. Designed for ages 3-9; adult accompaniment required. Registration strongly recommended. Call 301-497-5887.
Activities are designed for children ages 3 to 9, with parent/guardian support; for young Special Needs populations, with adult support; and young English language-learners, with adult support. Older siblings are encouraged to join with parents and work with their younger siblings to help them understand and complete the activities
Ants are often thought of as pesky little pests; they can ruin a picnic, invade your home, and make you scratch until you can’t itch anymore! But… come to the KDC and learn the truth about these micro super-heroes! Did you know that these tiny insects do SO MUCH GOOD for our world that we would be lost without them? They’re HERE…they’re THERE… they’re EVERYWHERE…they’re ANTS!
What animal doesn’t have arms or legs, eyelids that cover their eyes, voice that makes noise, external ears, nor hair on their body? This often, misunderstood reptile is a SNAKE! Come learn about the wonders of Maryland’s snake populations, while engaging in fun activities, crafts, and games! Children receive a FREE take-home activity booklet and surprise after completing a session at the Kid’s Discovery Center!
JULY: "Nocturnal Animals." Find out whooo’s on the prowl when you’re asleep, and learn about Maryland’s night creatures this month at the KDC. Children and parents work together to complete over 16 fun-filled activities, crafts, and games! Children receive a FREE take-home activity booklet and surprise after completing a session at the Kid’s Discovery Center!
Who likes rotting trees? Whether birds, mammals, insects, or vegetation like rotting trees best, is anybody’s guess! You be the judge, while learning and completing our fun activities, crafts, and games with your parent/ child team! Children receive a FREE take-home activity booklet and surprise after completing a session at the Kid’s Discovery Center!
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