Your preschoolers are full of wonder and energy and Oklahoma City is full of opportunities for them to learn and grow. From story times that get them excited about literature to a baby race that gives parents and grandparents a chance to show off their impressive little one, be sure to head to these events this January. We've rounded up the top five events for toddlers this month, but there are many more preschool-friendly events and activities on our calendar.
Tuesdays in January
Tiny Tuesdays at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art (415 Couch Dr) offers a come-and-go, open-ended art making, geared towards children, ages 2-5, with a parent or caregiver lead by a guest artists. FREE with admission. 10 a.m. to noon.
Jan. 12 & 26
Evening Family Playtime at the Oklahoma City Downtown Library (300 Park Ave) offers family playtime to promote discovery and learning for pages 0 to 5. 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. the second and fourth Mondays of the month.
Storytime Science at Science Museum Oklahoma (2100 NE 52nd St) offers a a lively reading of “How to Train a Train” by Jason Carter Eaton to learn everything you need to know about finding, keeping, and training your very own pet train. FREE with admission. 10:30 a.m.
FREE Diaper Dash Baby Crawl at the Jackie Cooper Gym (1024 E Main, Yukon) Calling the fastest babies to compete in the annual Diaper Dash. Babies 6-9 months race at 10:30 a.m.; 10-14 months at 11 a.m.; Toddlers up to 18 mos at 11:30 a.m.
Silverback Gorilla, Tatu, Turns 40 at the Oklahoma City Zoo (2000 Remington Pl) and you are invited to celebrate! Festivities will be in the Gorilla Interpretive Building in Great EscApe. Cupcakes available while supplies last. FREE with admission. 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.