2021 Wee Wonder Virtual Play Program

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2021 Wee Wonder Virtual Play Program

A digital multi-sensory adventure!
 Ages 3 – 6 

Each week features virtual story times + themed Grab-and-Go Kit full of projects, supplies, and ideas to do at home! 

STRUCTURE:

Two Interactive Story Times will be offered online each week, live on Zoom, to enhance your child’s learning! Led by our experienced educators, each Story Time will feature a new story, songs, movement activities, and some guided play with show’n tell with your virtual classmates.

Our weekly Grab-and-Go Kits include project instructions in English & Spanish and materials to complete 2 hands-on art projects and 1 science/STEM project with your wee one at home. Each Kit also contains a sensory play item (like play-doh, slime, or moldable sand), several themed coloring pages, and ideas for more fun & easy home-based projects!

SCHEDULE:

Mondays - Kit pickups (see locations and times below)
Tuesday & Thursday Live Virtual Programming

$25 for Two Interactive Story Times + Kit | **Discount for Museum Members**  
~ Scholarships Available! ~

(Pick your story time)

  • 9 am – 9:45 am: English
  • 10 am – 10:45 am: Spanish

WEEKLY THEMES:

Every week is NEW – join at any time!

Week of Jan. 18th – 21st:  Choo! Choo! It’s Train Time
Calling all Conductors! Make a Shape Train, carry cargo with cartons, and get on track with train experiments!

~ Pick up kit on Monday, Jan. 18th ~
Story Times on Tuesday & Thursday (Jan. 19th & 21st)

Week of Jan. 25th – 28th: Time to Fly! Airplanes & Helicopters
Let your imagination soar with sky painting, paper airplanes and copter making!

~ Pickup kit on Monday, Jan. 25th ~
Story Times on Tuesday & Thursday (Jan. 26th & 28th)

Week of Feb. 1st – 4th: Furry Friend Fun! All About Pets
Make the best of "ruff" times by painting with paws, growing your own chia pet and learning more about your favorite animal friends!

~ Pick up kit on Monday, Feb. 1st ~
Story Times on Tuesday & Thursday (Feb. 2nd & 4th)

Week of Feb. 8th – 11th:  I Heart You, Valentine!
Let’s celebrate all that "wee" love! Craft paper heart people, design a LOVEly necklace, and discover love in a bottle!

~ Pick up kit on Monday, Feb.8th ~
Story Times on Tuesday & Thursday (Feb. 9th & 11th)

Week of Feb. 15th – 18th: Firefighting Superheroes! 
Holy smokes! Become a firefighter in a costume you craft, climb to new heights through STEM projects, and save the day at story time!

~ Pickup kit on Monday, Feb.15th ~
Story Times on Tuesday & Thursday (Feb. 16th & 18th)

Week of Feb. 22nd – 25th: Community Helpers to the Rescue!
Explore who cares in our community! Fix boo boos with band-aids like a nurse, use fingerprint science like a police officer, and stamp a surprise like a postal worker!

~Pick up kit on Monday, Feb. 22nd ~
Story Times on Tuesday & Thursday (Feb. 23rd & 25th)

Week of Mar. 1st – 4th: Dr. Seuss, on the Loose! 
Celebrate Dr. Seuss with the Wees! Explore Oobleck, green eggs and, truffula trees!

~Pick up your kit on Monday Mar. 1st ~
Story Times on Tuesday & Thursday (Mar. 2nd & Mar.4th)

Week of Mar. 8th & 11th: Bleep, Blop, Boop: Robot Reboot!
Get in gear with robot fun! Draw with metallic crayons, go nuts with hardware and move metal with magnets!

~Pick up your kit on Monday Mar. 8th~
Story Times on Tuesday & Thursday (Mar. 9th & Mar. 11th)

Week of Mar. 16th & 18th: Ocean Adventures
Dive into discovering the deep!  Jiggle your jellyfish, paint with sea sponges, and conduct salty water experiments!

~Pick up your kit on Monday Mar. 15th~
Story Times on Tuesday & Thursday (Mar. 16th & Mar. 18th)

PICKUP TIMES & LOCATIONS: 

Choose when/where you'd like to pick up your Grab-and-Go Activity Kit each Monday!

  • 9 am – 10 am at the Santa Fe Children's Museum
  • 9 am – 10 am at the Southside Public Library
  • 5 pm – 6 pm at the Santa Fe Children's Museum
  • 5 pm – 6 pm at the Southside Public Library

**Alternative arrangements may be made if none of the pickup times are possible**

REGISTER FOR WEE WONDERS HERE!

For more fun, register for more than one!

Program Refund Policy:
Due to the nature of this program, refunds are unavailable unless the story time is canceled by Museum staff. The registration fee will be used as a donation during this time.

RESOURCES:

If finances are an issue: Apply for a Wee Wonders Program Scholarship

If you are experiencing challenges due to COVID-19 in maintaining safe and secure housing, nutritional food, reliable utilities and transportation and access to health insurance, resources may be available at santafenm.gov/connect or sharenm.org.


Families depend on the generosity of community donors and partners to help their child(ren) attend our COVID-safe camps and programs. Help to ensure all children are able to experience the adventures we offer

Contribute to our scholarship fund

Contact:
Laurie Kornely, Museum Early Childhood Educator
lkornely@santafechildrensmuseum.org