Our early years workshops introduce small children to the wonders of the world through stories, play and object handling.

Dinosaurs Magic Carpet

Climb aboard our Magic Carpet to discover our collections through songs, stories and a chance to handle real objects.

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Get Energised: Weather Magic Carpet

Climb aboard our Magic Carpet to discover our collections through songs, stories and a chance to handle real objects.

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Mini-Engineers: The Clock that Won't Tock

Become mini-engineers in this hands-on workshop for Early Years.

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Monkeying Around Magic Carpet

Climb aboard our Magic Carpet to discover our collections through songs, stories and a chance to handle real objects.

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Outer Space Magic Carpet

Blast off into space and join us for an adventure around our solar system, aimed at nursery-P1 pupils.

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Teacher-led handling boxes

Our free handling boxes contain artefacts and natural world specimens for pupils from nursery age to S6 to touch and investigate.

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Teddy Bear Hospital

Meet Doctor Dolly in our new Teddy Bear Hospital! A fun, engaging session for Early Years.

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