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programs

Moovin' & Groovin'

Moovin' & Groovin' is musical exploration through movement and games and interactive instruction with our wonderful educator, Teal! This program focuses on gross motor function and is sure to tire out your kiddo! 

Kids practice gross motor-skills in a weekly program at the Fairbanks Children's Museum

who? 
for children ages 2-5

when?
every Thursday, 11am-12pm

how much? 
free with admission

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Baby Mingle

Meet and mingle with other caregivers and share milestones and stories with the group. Learn about new developments in early childhood education and take home resources from community partners. Let your babies play in a safe and comfortable space. 

A todller plays at the Fairbanks Children's Museum, a place to take kids in Fairbanks

who? 
for new and returning parents / caregivers with children ages 1 month to 2 years

when?
third Saturday of each month, 9-10am 

how much? 
free for caregivers and children under 2

Kids' Night In

We know you work hard, so we have a Kids' Night In each month for you to drop your kiddos off at the museum for a pizza dinner and fun while you enjoy a date night, check out some of Downtown Fairbanks' amazing First Friday art shows, or just enjoy some kid-free time.

A girl eating pizza during Kids Night In, a monthly event at the Fairbanks Children's Museum

who? 

for potty-trained kids, ages 4 and up

when?

first Friday of each month, 5:30pm-8pm

how much? 

$25 per child,

$5 discount for members and siblings

Mess Makers

This weekly art program gives children a chance to get messy! Activities include things like flower pounding, shaving cream painting, and playing with spaghetti. These projects aim to develop creativity and motor skills while allowing kids to explore their senses.

Mess Makers is a weekly STEAM program at the Fairbanks Children's Museum.

who? 
for children ages 1-6

when?
every Wednesday, 11am-12pm

how much? 
free with admission

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Sensory Friendly Sundays

Time to have a fun, enjoyable, and interactive learning experience in a comfortable and more peaceful play environment. Featuring a less crowded space, light and sound reduction, extra visual safety signage, appropriate sensory activities, and a designated quiet room. 

The Sensory Room at the Fairbanks Children's Museum is dedicated to kids with sensory processing differences

who? 
for kids with special needs or sensory processing differences

when?
first Sundays of each month, 3-5:30pm
third Sundays of each month, 9:30am-12pm


how much? 
$4 admission, free for members

Pint Size Science

Our weekly science program offers hands-on learning, experiments, and activities based around STEAM topics. Our goal is to inspire wonder and investigation in young minds through activities like slime making, chemical reactions, and magnet play. 

Pint SIze Science is a weekly STEAM program at the Fairbanks Children's Museum, a place with activities for kids in Fairbanks.

who? 
for children ages 1-6

when?
every Friday, 11am-12pm 

how much? 
free with admission

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Super Saturdays

This event features community members and groups who share a new topic, skill, or activity with our museum families. In the past, we have featured organizations such as Tanana Valley Clinic, Fairbanks Police Department, Calypso Farms, and Fairbanks Soil & Water. 

Kids meet a reindeer during Super Saturday at the Fairbanks Children's Museum.

who? 

for the whole family

when?

Saturdays, 2-4pm 

how much? 

free with admission

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