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We offer educational daily programs at 10 AM and 3:30 PM Tuesday-Friday and pop-up programs on the weekends. Access to our Daily Programs are included with admission on a first come first serve basis. Sign-up for your desired program upon arrival at the Front Desk! 

Preschool Story Time

Tuesdays at 10:00 AM

Modeled for learners between ages 3 and 5 but fun for the whole family! Museum Educators read aloud stories chosen to help promote an interest in books and reading. Preschool Story Time helps spark imagination, models positive reading practices, and fosters listening and early literacy skills!

Kids Painting

Geared for ages 5 and up, come get creative with our inspiring crafts!
Travel across the world, go green as we upcycle & recycle, and use a variety of tools and mediums in Crafty Kids! This program is recommended for ages 5+.

Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead 

Wednesdays at 10 AM

Calling all curious kiddos! Teaching children about science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics (S.T.E.A.M.) is a great way for children to learn about the scientific process and to develop their critical thinking skills. Together we examine and learn more about our fascinating world. Come explore, play, investigate, and try new things in Full STEAM Ahead! This program is recommended for ages 4+.

Exhibit Explorers 

Thursday at 3:30 PM

The Children's Museum of Wilmington features four jam packed levels of interactive, hands-on exhibits and experiences. Each Wednesday afternoon, join our educators as we explore each and every awesome exhibit. Discover the Museum through a new lens every week! This activity is recommended for all ages!

Crafty Kids

Tuesdays at 3:30 PM

program Schedule


Thursday at 10:00AM

Begin with a story, then add a fun snack! This program connects literacy and cooking. Each week we'll get creative with 'cooking' based on a favorite storybook.
This program is recommended for ages 3+.

StoryCooks is sponsored by Harris Teeter.


Thursdays at 3:30 PM

Your little marine biologists will learn all about marine biology through creative play, experiments, hands-on activities, and more!
Ocean Explorers is recommended for kids ages 4+.

Kids Playing with Lego

Toddler Time

Fridays at 10:00 AM 

Geared for ages 5 and up, learn the histories, methods, and inspirations behind various arts and crafts. Try something new and use a variety of tools, mediums, and processes to produce your very own masterpiece!


Fridays at 3:30 PM 

Our Sci-Fri program covers everything the outer reaches of space to the tiniest microbes in our bodies. Science Friday is a new interactive source of educational hands-on lessons and experiments about science, technology, and so much more! This program is recommended for ages 4+.

For more information on Daily Programs give us a call 910-254-3534