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:
Edmond Electric Touch-a-Truck at UCO (Main and Hurd on Baumann, Edmond) features life-size vehicles and community support leaders like police officers, firemen, construction workers and more. $2 suggested donation. 9 a.m. – noon.
June 7 – 16
Children’s Garden Festival at Myriad Gardens (301 W Reno Ave) features crafts, activities and imaginative displays, inspired by the popular children’s book, “Where the Wild Things Are.” Nonmembers, $8, members & kids (2 & under), free. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Donuts with Dads at the Norman Fire Station #7 (2207 E Goddard, Norman) features inflatables, a donut truck, cornhole, photo booth, and more, hosted by the Norman Fire Department Women’s Auxiliary and in partnership with the Norman Fire Department. There will also be fire trucks to explore and a chance to meet Sparky the fire dog mascot. $15. 10 a.m. – noon.
June 17 – 28
FREE Mister Puppet Shows at the Metropolitan Library System (various locations) features an original, good-old-fashioned puppet show from professional puppeteer Chandler Jackson, filled with puns, corny jokes, and ridiculous slapstick comedy. All ages welcome. See website for times & locations.
4th of July Handprints at the MAC at Mitch Park (2733 Marilyn Williams Dr, Edmond). Using hands and a little glitter, kids can create a firework masterpiece on a shirt. Best suited for ages 2 – 5. Preregister. $11. 11 a.m. – noon.
June 17 – 28
FREE Rhythmically Speaking Performances at the Metropolitan Library System (various locations) features storytelling, drama, songs, rhythm, rhymes and plenty of audience participation to recount the very first Cinderella story about a girl named Yeh-Shen from China. All ages welcome. See website for times & locations.