Preschoolers are full of wonder and energy! To help you occupy active minds, we’ve rounded up our top five events for toddlers and preschoolers happening in the metro. From special storytimes to celebrations and more, you’ll have plenty of exciting ways to keep the youngest in the family busy all month long.
Here are our top five picks for things to do with toddlers & preschoolers this month:
Weekdays in June
FREE Neighborhood Arts Summer Programming at Metropolitan Libraries (various locations) features a variety of musical and performing arts, such as rock music, puppet shows, hip-hop demonstrations and opera. See website for schedule.
Edmond Electric Touch-a-Truck at UCO (Main & Hurd on Baumann, Edmond) features life-size vehicles and community support leaders like police officers, firemen, construction workers and more. There will be a quiet hour from 9-10 a.m. to accommodate those sensitive to loud noises. Proceeds benefit the Edmond Hope Center. $2 suggested donation. 9 a.m.-noon.
MetroFamily’s Kids Fest 2023 at Rose State College Student Union (1910 Hudiburg Dr, Midwest City) features petting zoos, interactive mini-classes, bounce houses, character meet and greets, touch a truck, Nerf battle zone and more. $5 in advance; $8 at the door; kids (23 months & under), free. 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Children’s Gardening Fair at Myriad Gardens (301 W Reno Ave) features garden professionals and engaging stations covering topics such as good bugs and bad bugs, soil science, composting, vermiculture, and even hydroponics. Also enjoy food vendors, face painting, the Thunder Fountain and free rides on Mo’s Carousel. All ages welcome. $7; free for members. 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
Madagascar the Musical at Civic Center Music Hall (201 N Walker Ave) features all of your favorite friends as they escape from their home in New York’s Central Park Zoo and find themselves on an unexpected journey to the madcap world of King Julien’s Madagascar. $41 & up. 7 p.m.
Picnic on the Prairie at Harn Homestead (1721 N Lincoln Blvd) features tours of the historic buildings and grounds, old-fashioned games, craft vendors, live music and more. Families can bring their own picnic lunch or purchase from onsite food trucks. Free to attend. 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Sensory Playdate at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum (1700 NW 63rd St) features a sensory-friendly playtime with refreshments and dance instructors from Aspiring Attitudes. Free with admission. 10 a.m.-noon.
Looking for more fun events? Check out our calendar. Or browse our best of the month editor’s picks.