My 1st Museum for Preschools (at ASHM)
It’s never too early to introduce world culture to preschoolers! The American Swedish Historical Museum is excited to offer specially designed programs for Pre-K students that build and reinforce early learning skills. The My 1st Museum program engages children through interactive stories, music, games, art, and museum exploration. Children will get a personal introduction to museum culture. Each program conforms to specific Pennsylvania pre-kindergarten learning standards with preprogram materials available to assist teachers get students ready for their experience.
Cost: $5.00 per child, minimum and maximum attendance rules apply, call for details.
Children will learn about adaptations of animals native to the cold climate of Sweden.
Children will reinforce their knowledge of the five senses through interactive stories and music movement. Toddlers will visit five rooms in the museum and test each of their senses.
Enter the unique world of Swedish born author Astrid Lindgren and her famous character Pippi Longstocking. Children will be introduced to Pippi through hands on exploration of our interactive exhibit.
This art inspired program will reinforce knowledge of shapes and color through interactive songs and stories. Children will discover that art isn’t just on paper during this interactive lesson introducing sculpture.