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Preschool Playday

Hey preschoolers! Bring your favorite adult to Preschool Playday at Hastings Museum! And guess what? Preschool Playday is free for Museum Members or with regular Museum admission!

Please RSVP at least 24 hours in advance. Contact Visitor Services at 402.461.4629, option zero, or at visitorservices@hastingsmuseum.org. Preschool Playday is scheduled on the second Saturday of each month. It begins at 10:00 and lasts about 45 minutes.

Upcoming Themes

BabyCatsApril 12, Baby Animals: Birds are chirping and animals are scrambling about as they prepare for their new little families.  Preschoolers and their favorite adult will learn about animal groups and meet precious little ones as spring comes to life at the Hastings Museum.

butterflyMay 10, Butterfly Magic: Ever wonder about those hungry caterpillars eating garden leaves? We’re going to follow their life cycle as they grow to become colorful butterflies. Preschoolers will make a butterfly craft and caterpillar game to help them remember the magic of butterflies.

Cruisin-the-Fossil-FreewayJune 14, “Cruisin’ the Fossil Freeway”: It’s time to hit the road for summer adventures. We need not go far to follow the trail of our new “Cruisin’ the Fossil Freeway” exhibit and learn about prehistoric animals. Children will have hands on fun with fossils, make a fossil game, and enjoy a tasty fossil treat.

ice-cream3July 12, In the Good Old Summer Time: I scream! You scream! We all scream for Ice Cream! Americans have invented many things, but one of the best inventions was the Ice Cream Social. Preschoolers and their favorite adult will enjoy the fun of a historic ice cream party.