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 story times 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:
July 1 – 31
Kids Take of the Cowboy at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum (1700 NE 63rd St) features a variety of activities for kids to enjoy including an expanded kids menu at The Grill. Enjoy kid-friendly films, selfie stations, art stations, story time and more. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
BUG OUT! Lady Bug Release at Myriad Gardens (301 W Reno Ave). Help release thousands of hungry, polka-dotted helpers in the Children’s and Prairie Garden. Attendees can also create a bug craft and check out the OSU Insect Adventure and Mitey Insect Safari. Members, $5; nonmembers, $7. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
FREE Noiseguy’s Lunar Toons at the Norman East Library (3051 E Alameda St, Norman). Learn wacky sound effects and antics for your story telling. Charlie “The Noiseguy” Williams is a vocal sound impressionist, comedian, illustrator and author who shows how to use onomatopoeia to enhance reading, writing and storytelling. 2 – 3 p.m.
July 18 – 20 & 25 – 17
“Once Upon A Mattress” at Mitch Park Amphitheater (2733 Marilyn Williams Dr, Edmond) features a musical retelling of the fairy tale-Princess and the Pea with a twist. Adults, $18; students, $12. 8 p.m.
July 20 & 21
BrickUniverse LEGO Fan Expo at the Cox Convention Center (1 Myriad Gardens) features hands-on LEGO attractions and activities including Big Brick Building for younger visitors and LEGO World Landmarks. $13 & up; kids (2 & under), free.