Join us every Tuesday Morning 10:00 am – Noon, beginning November 5.
Toddler Tuesday programs run seasonally November -March and is designed for young children and their families. Discounted admission applies only to families with children ages 0-2 present. (Families with children ages 3-5 are eligible for the Whirligigs Preschool drop-off class). Program begins November 5, 2013 and ends March 25, 2013.
Each week Aquarium educators create a new activity station to match the monthly theme. Toddler Tuesday is self-guided, there is no class to attend, so families are welcome to explore the Aquarium, visit the activity center for 2 minutes or 10 minutes, and join us at 11:00 am to see our daily Great Fish, Great Lakes program (often with SCUBA divers hand feeding the fish).
November: Birds – Each week in November visit with the Birds of Great Lakes Aquarium. Learn more about feathers, flight and beaks.
December: Fish – With fish from all over the Great Lakes and the world, join us weekly to dive in each week to learn about life under water.
January: Mammals – From warm fur to hibernation, this month experience a different part of mammal life each week.
February: Reptiles - February will feature some of our cold blooded favorites, reptiles! Each week learn about snakes, turtles and characteristics of reptiles.
March: Amphibians/Signs of Spring – Winter is coming to an end. This month explore amazing Amphibians and what signs of spring are ahead.
Toddler Tuesday Rates:
Children ages 0-2 – Always FREE
Adults (w/toddler ages 0-2) – $6
Children/siblings (w/toddler) – $4
Members are always FREE!
Whirligigs Preschool Program
This program runs four sessions throughout the year. Whirligigs meet weekly for a 1.5 hour class. Our experienced educators provide a safe and inviting space to explore the natural world. Activities are age appropriate and engaging. The Whirligigs program is a drop off program open to potty trained children ages 3 –5. Pre-registration is required. Sign your child up for a few classes or for the whole season.
Spring 2014 Whirligigs
Spring class registration is open now!
Join us this spring for Just Add Water – A recipe for Spring. We will explore the amazing world of water. Spring session will have six class, beginning March 18/19 and run through April 22/23. Download the Spring 2014 Whirligigs Flyer here.
Contact and Registration for Whirligigs
Please contact Alexis Berke for more information about the program and registration at 218-740-2013 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Polliwogs Kindergarten Program
This, once a week, summer program for Kindergarten Graduates challenges young naturalists to take a closer look at the world around them. Join us in the classroom, around the Aquarium and behind the scenes for a summer adventure! Polliwogs will begin again June 2014. Check back for class date and topics, and registration date for Spring of 2014.