Descriptions of Preschool Workshops Call 949-582-5071 to schedule a session.
These are programs specifically designed for children ages 3 through 5 and take place in daycare centers, preschools, camps, or even our own Mad Science lab!. They are about 45 minutes in length. The children also perform experiments, participate in demonstrations and have a take home item at the end of the program.
This workshop will introduce preschoolers to the exciting world of color. They will make a new friend while learning about the colors of the rainbow and will experiment with their creative side during an activity on color mixing. Demonstrations will be conducted to introduce students to the primary colors as well as color mixing.
This workshop will introduce students to the science behind the sounds all around them. Children will experiment with a wave motion model and a twirling tube to help them understand that sound travels in waves and can be heard in a variety pitches. They will also have the opportunity to learn about the everyday materials that make a variety of special effects noises in the movies and will watch, and hear, a bee buzz above their heads.
Keep in Touch
Children will learn how they understand the world with their sense of touch and will also emphasize that some objects are safe to touch while others are not. They will also experiment with an interesting and innovative material to model their very own creation.
Through this interactive class preschoolers will help create a cloud in a bottle and will make in rain inside. They will also learn all about the water cycle and weather patterns and will design their very own windsock to take home.
Taste and Smell
Join us for a journey through your taste buds and sense of smell. This class will introduce preschoolers to their sense of smell and of taste and how they help them to enjoy all of their favorite foods and smells, as well as those that are not as pleasant.
Water is more complicated than it looks and through this exciting workshop children will learn all about the different properties of water. They will experiment with floating, sinking, absorption and so much more!
Meet Mr. Bones and learn about muscles and body systems. Preschoolers will create a labeled apron to show all of their main body parts.
Dinosaurs are always a huge hit with children, especially preschoolers. They will be introduced to the differences between meat eating and plant eating animals and will have the opportunity to look at some dinosaur teeth up close. They will also work as paleontologists by participating in a mini dinosaur dig that will engage their attention as well as their scientific skills.
Science of Music
Boom, tap, smack, cha-cha-cha, listen to the sounds and rhythm of the science of music. Children will feel, hear and see the vibrations that help create music in this hands-on exploration.
Take your class on a trip through the solar system and sign them up for the Mad Science Astronaut in training program where they will learn all about the elements of space. Students will even get to take their very own mini rocket home.
Experience the poles and power of magnets in this hands-on workshop that even provides children with the opportunity to make their own magnet to take home.
Become an animal, identify animal sounds, and learn all about animal’s babies and parents.
Eye to Eye
This workshop will introduce students to their sense of sight. They will experiment with magnifying glasses, kaleidoscopes and binoculars. The preschoolers will also interact with a variety of optical illusions to illustrate that your eyes can sometimes play tricks on you.
Sea, Sand & Surf
Children will explore the science of the sea when they learn about what sand is made from, how shells are used by animals for protection and what animals live in the ocean. They will make their own ocean bottle to take home.
What is light? Mix colors of light and explore the rainbow of light.