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Resources for Early Childhood Educators

Young children have a natural interest and curiosity about the world around them – qualities ideal for discovering the wonders of science! Foster this early scientific enthusiasm with simple activities that will help develop good observation, communication and questioning skills in your young scientist.

Downloadable Resources

These resources are helpful to both early childhood educators and parents. Learn about best practices for teaching science to the young child, as well as activities to support developmentally-appropriate exploration and inquiry of the natural world.

Museum Resources

Be sure to visit our Discovery Rooms webpages to plan your next visit to the California Science Center with your young scientists:

Planning a field trip with your students? Check out these hands-on programs offered by the California Science Center Education Department:

For additional information about early childhood education at the California Science Center, please contact:

Merisa Camacho
Preschool and Elementary Education Programs Manager
email: [email protected]