Preschool Programs

Little Engineers

Little Engineers is a hands-on STEM enrichment program that introduces children to science and engineering through creativity and fun. Our child-centered classes build school-ready skills by encouraging observation, communication, and problem solving.

Each session lasts four weeks and is designed for children ages 3-5 with accompanying adult.


Wednesday 9-10 AM

Price (4 classes):

$65 (member/active military)
$75 (non-member

Session 1: Fun with Forces

January 10 - 17 - 24 - 31
New year, new science class: come join us as we experiment with gravity, friction, magnetism, and so much more!

Session 2: Super Simple Machines

February 7 - 14 - 21 - 28
Get ready to investigate screws, gears, and levers! We’ll tinker with wheels and wedges, and explore with planes and pulleys. Be ready to build!

Session 3: Need for Speed

March 7 - 14 - 21 - 28
On your mark, get set, go! Accelerate into the museum’s newest exhibit, Speed: Science in Motion, as we take an in-depth look at racecars, physical fitness, and things that go fast.

Session 4: Bursting with Energy

April 4 - 11 - 18 - 25
What do rocket fuel, wind mills, and light bulbs have in common? Become an energy expert as we explore different types of energy and power up our creations.

Session 5: Adventures in Aviation

May 2 - 9 - 16 - 23
The sky is the limit as we experiment with objects that float, fly, and sometimes fall.

Enroll your child now!

Contact the Education Department at (619) 234-8291 x119 or email by clicking here.

Can't make it to one of our classes?

Make sure to check out the Kid's Aviation Action Hangar during your visit!

San Diego Air & Space Museum

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