Registration still open for Smithsonian preschool program at The Works

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NEWARK, Ohio – There’s still time to register for Little STEM Explorers, a program for 3-5-year-olds at The Works: Ohio Center for History, Art & Technology. Based on the Smithsonian’s Early Enrichment Model, Little STEM Explorers is a nine-session program containing hands-on learning and guided museum experiences that help develop early learning skills such as imagination, persistence, appreciation, observation and careful listening.

Sessions will be held on Fridays, 10-11 a.m.: March 10, 17 and 24, April 14, 21 and 28, and May 12, 19 and 26. Registration for all nine sessions is $145 general public/$125 Works members. Guests can also register by the month for $55 general public/$45 Works members. Pre-registration is required, and can be completed online at, by phone at 740-349-9277, or in person at The Works, 55 South 1st Street, Newark, Ohio 43055.

Little STEM Explorers Monthly Themes:

March: Flight – In this high flying set of adventures, children will discover the science and history of flight. Imaginations and learning will take flight for them.

April: Deign Studio – Children will get creative and put the Art in STEM with this set of programs, discovering art and science together.

May: Electricity – Spark children’s curiosity in this electrifying combination of Science, Engineering, and Technology. Circuits won’t be the only connections they make in this set of programs.