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Smithsonian Early Enrichment Center

family Workshops


Family Workshops

Educators carefully craft an engaging and developmentally appropriate workshop that introduces young children to museums and encourages 21st century skills.

  • Led by an educator with early childhood and museum experience
  • Exposes children to museums and collections
  • Encourages creativity through process-based activities
  • Promotes visual literacy and critical thinking
  • Shared child/caretaker experience

Visit our Calendar of Events page for a list of current program times or visit
Questions & Registration: Contact Cynthia Raso or 202-633-0121

Workshop Details

  • Available to all families
  • Meets at the National Museum of Natural History in a SEEC classroom
  • Meets 4 consecutive Saturdays for approximately 2 hours each
  • Includes museum visit and classroom activities

INFANT WORKSHOPS (3 months -18 months)

Waves in the Water

Undersea Expedition

Winter Wonderland

TODDLER WORKSHOPS (19 months - 3 Years)

Joyous Jellies

Under the Stars

Around the Riverbend


Fire Engines

The Wheels Go Round

PRESCHOOL WORKSHOPS (3.5 years - 6 years)

A Different Kind of Shark Week

Proud Peacock