Little Learners in Harsco Science Center is the perfect program for moms and dads of preschoolers to spend time together and foster an early love of science while enjoying hands-on activities.
This program is offered every Wednesday morning at 9:30am through spring 2018 in KidsPlace on the Arcade Level of Harsco Science Center at Whitaker Center. Little Learners is for children ages 3-5 and their accompanying adult(s). Adults are required to supervise their children at all times during this program. Please make sure you arrive by 9:30am to enjoy our full complement of activities. Because space for this program is limited, we encourage advance purchase of tickets. Every Little Learners session is a different experience!
It's Farm Show month! Each Little Learners session in January will explore different aspects of farm life. Kids will explore cows, roosters, goats, sheep and more.
January 10 - Welcome to the Farm Show!
January 17 - Animals on the Farm
January 24 - Products of the Farm
January 31 - Why do we need farms?
In celebration of the most celebrated children's author of all time, each Little Learners session in Fabruary will focus on a different Dr. Seuss book. We'll be making crafts and doing activities that tie back to the lesson in the book we explore each week.
February 7 - The Cat in the Hat
February 14 - The Lorax
February 21 - Wacky Wednesday
February 28 - Green Eggs and Ham
As we transition from winter to spring, we'll explore the changing seasons and what makes each season so unique. Each Little Learners session in March will focus on a different topic related to the seasons. We'll be doing activities and making things that help us learn more about each season.
March 7 - Winter to Spring
March 14 - Spring to Summer
March 21 - Summer to Fall
March 28 - Fall to Winter
One child ages 3 -5 PLUS one adult = $10.00
All additional children- $5
Whitaker Center Members – FREE (3-5 year old member must order a ticket, adult member does not require one)
Accompanying adults do not need to purchase a separate ticket
*We ask that at least one adult register per four children for this program. Siblings under 3 are welcome to attend but not participate and do not require a ticket.
Limited scholarship funds are available for families who qualify for the Pennsylvania ACCESS/EBT Card program. Please call the Box Office at 214-2787 to make your reservations in advance. You will be asked to present your ACCESS/EBT Card (excluding the Port Authority ACCESS Card) and photo ID at the Whitaker Center Box Office on the day of your visit to receive the following admission for Little Learners. Call Group Sales to utilize these funds at 717-724-3849.
Whitaker Center’s Little Learners is generously funded by a sponsorship from Penn National Insurance