Early Learning Program for Children 2-5 years and their parents or caregivers
Regular Hours (Sep-May) Summer Hours (June -Aug)
10-11am & 11:30-12:30pm Fridays 11am-12pm
Proudly sponsored by:
FREE Museum admission 5 pm-9 pm on the first Friday night of every month! A different theme, featuring special guests and activities, each month!
Our Early Learning Specialist leads you and your child through Activity Stations, Storytime and an Art Project to help you develop in your important role as your child's first teacher. Free with museum admission or membership.
2nd Tuesday of every month, 6pm - 8 pm
Learn how to master those difficult parenting challenges. Meet and exchange ideas with other parents as your children enjoy FREE supervised play in the Museum! Pre-registration is required to ensure adequate staffing for childcare. To register, call Hands On at (360) 956-0818 . *Parents bringing children should arrive by 5:50pm to allow for transition time. For a list of current topics and speakers, call Hands On.
Co-presented by the Family Support Center.
Visit our Reading Nook & Parent Resource Center in the Museum's Snug Harbor Gallery. Provided in conjunction with Small to Tall Pediatric Dentistry, Olympia OB/GYN, and Olympia Pediatrics, PLLC..
Hands On invites professional guest artists from around the region to make special appearances, teach workshops, and display their art in our Museum galleries.
Hands On participates in many community events, providing Museum staff to lead fun, educational activities for children of all ages. Look for us at: