Toddler Time

Toddler Time is our specially designed program for children ages 2 to 5 years old, where each session helps young minds grow through interactive stories, engaging hands-on activities and social interaction.

Toddler Time is a monthly program, every third Tuesday of the Month. Listed below is a schedule of upcoming programs with descriptions. Currently our Toddler Time is a virtual program that includes printable activities below and videos of our story time or tour on our Facebook page. This program is free.


September 15 - The Shapes Around Us

The world is made up of shapes and that includes the Swedish Museum. This art inspired Toddler Time will help reinforce knowledge of shapes through reading the book Mouse Shapes by Ellen Stoll Walsh. Children and parents will then explore the museum as they go on a shape safari! Look for directions to create your own binoculars below. Floor game, mouse shape puppet and shape tracing 'round' out the activities of fun and learning! Check out our Facebook page for the video of the safari and our story time.

July 21st - Row Your Boat

Summer is the perfect time to explore boats and Swedes have been expert ship builders for hundreds of years. At this month’s Toddler Time we will be exploring the Museum to find boats in our collection, reading Summer in Sweden by Anette Henningson, and take virtual field trip! Join us as we visit the historic tall ship Kalmar Nyckel in Wilmington Delaware. This famous ship first brought Swedish settlers to the Delaware Valley in 1638. Families will learn about its important history and the basics of sailing.