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:
Little Scientists at Sam Noble Museum (2401 Chautauqua Ave, Norman) features storytime, games, songs, crafts and more that explore folklore. Preregister. Best suited for ages 3-5. Members, $6; nonmembers,$8. 9:30-11 a.m. Also held: May 19 – Mega Monsters.
Festival of the Child at Yukon City Park (2200 S Holly Ave, Yukon) features a family-friendly festival with over 50 areas of fun including kayaking, pony rides, painting, inflatables, crafts and more. $5 in advance, $7 day of; adults, free. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
FREE Butterfly Hike at Martin Park Nature Center (5000 W Memorial Rd) features a hike to find and learn about as many of the 170+ different butterfly species that live in Oklahoma as possible. Preregister. 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
FREE Second Saturday at Oklahoma Contemporary (11 NW 11th St) features a family-focused day of hands-on art-making. May’s event focuses on the artwork of Off the Wall artist Sarah Ahmad. Create abstract sculptures, collaborate on a community art piece and take interactive tours of the exhibitions. 1-4 p.m.
Chuck Wagon Festival at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum (1700 NE 63rd St) features a celebration of Western and Native American history, art and cuisine for all ages. The Chuck Wagon Festival will include Liichokoshkomo’, the Museum’s interactive outdoor addition showcasing the diversity of the West with inter-tribal native dwellings, a pioneer village and interactive natural history features. All ages welcome. $15; kids (12 & under) & museum members, free. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.