Young Scientists

Every Tuesday (for 2-4 year olds with adult partner), 9:15-10:00 a.m., Walk-in or pre-register to reserve your spot.

Young Scientists
 taps into children’s innate curiosity about everything by using fun, age appropriate experiments to introduce basic scientific inquiry. We provide toddlers with opportunities to deepen their understanding of the world and increase their cognitive development.

If weather permits, we’ll spend some time in the garden as well!

  • October 2: Planting Seeds
  • October 9: Plant Anatomy
  • October 16: Jack and The Beanstalk
  • October 23: Fairy and Elf Gardens
  • October 30: Exploring Pumpkins

November Bug-A-Palooza
These classes takes place in the garden.

  • November 6: Insect Anatomy
  • November 13: The Grouchy Ladybug
  • November 20: The Lonely Firefly
  • November 27: “I Can See Bugs” Book

These classes take place in the garden.

  • December 4: Little Sprouts in the Garden
  • December 11: Little Sprouts in the Garden
  • December 18: Little Sprouts in the Garden

Class fees: $15 child/adult partner (includes Museum admission!)
Members $10 or FREE with Toddler Time Pass


CDMOD Credit Statement: A refund is given only when The Children’s Discovery Museum of the Desert cancels the activity. CDMOD reserves the right to cancel and/or reschedule programs. Credit is not given for absences.

To Register in Advance:

Call Ruth English, Early Childhood Programs Coordinator at 760-321-0602 x119.


Visit the Front Desk at the Museum during regular operating hours.