Free Tinkergarten Trial Class

By |2019-06-10T09:46:00-07:00June 23rd, 2019|

Tinkergarten is a play-based group for babies age 6 months - kids up to age 8 and their parents / caregivers to play, explore, and learn together outdoors. To register for a free trial class, visit Tinkergarten.com/classes and click "New to Tinkergarten? Find a trial class!" Space is limited to the first 15 kids that [...]

SCIENCE SATURDAY! STEM Family Fun at the Museum

By |2018-12-17T12:48:06-07:00April 27th, 2019|

Join us for Science Saturday and dig into family-friendly activities that will spark your child's curiosity for science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). This Saturday is all about ancient animals. Come discover the amazing diversity of Oregon's animals over the millennia. A drop-in event, Science Saturday is perfect for children ages three and up with [...]

Earth Day Open House @ Eugene Science Center

By |2019-03-27T08:56:50-07:00April 14th, 2019|

Celebrate an early Earth Day with your family and friends at Eugene Science Center! This event features free exhibit hall admission, one free planetarium show, and special activities and presentations about the science of our favorite planet – Earth! and how scientists study it. Special thanks to our event sponsor: Cafè Yumm!

SCIENCE SATURDAY! STEM Family Fun at the Museum

By |2018-12-17T12:48:59-07:00March 9th, 2019|

Join us for our first Science Saturday and dig into family-friendly activities that will spark your child's curiosity for science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). This Saturday is all about rocks! Take off on a geology adventure and explore our ever-changing planet Earth. A drop-in event, Science Saturday is perfect for children ages three and [...]

Little Wonders: Science for Preschoolers

By |2018-12-17T12:57:30-07:00January 11th, 2019|

You and your child are invited to learn and play at the museum during our monthly Little Wonders event! This month's theme is ASTOUNDING ARCHITECTURE! Does your child like to build, design, and tinker? Join us at the museum for story time and activities to bring out our inner engineers and architects. Admission is free [...]

Risky Business: The Benefits of Letting Children Take Risks

By |2019-02-15T13:53:22-07:00May 31st, 2018|All Articles, Elementary School-Age, Teens & Tweens, Toddler & Preschool|

The phrase “Helicopter Parent” gets thrown around a lot these days. It’s used to describe parents who overprotect their children from risk or failure, whether it’s physical or emotional. Most of us are not as extreme as “Helicopter Parents,” but we want to protect our children. Allowing our children to take risks can be challenging [...]