Throughout the month Explorium of Lexington has great events planned!
Starting Memorial Day we will also open on Mondays 10 am-5 pm
Tuesday-Saturday 10 am-5 pm
Sunday 1pm-5 pm
$8 per person
May and June Programs at the Explorium!
Parent’s Night Out (6-10pm)
May 25, June 15, June 29
Enjoy a night out on the town and we’ll keep the kids! Children will play in the Explorium and enjoy snacks all under our staff’s supervision! Children must be at least 3 years old and potty-trained. Call for reservations (859) 258-3253. $18- Non-members, $15- Members
Baby Explorers – Tuesdays 10:30-11:00am
Ages 9 mo. – 2 years Free with general admission
May 22: Frozen Fingers
Explore temperatures and textures with this “hands-on” play time!
May 29: Beach Bums
Celebrate summer vacation early by discovering sensory play at the beach.
June 5: Play Dough Cookie Cutters
Discover shapes and textures while creating fun designs and patterns!
June 12: Pasta Play
Experiment with touch and smell with this slimy and silly activity that features one of our favorite foods.
June 19: Terrific Textures
Is it itchy or scratchy? Is it soft or hard? Come find out with this interactive game!.
June 26: Rolling Racers
Let’s have fun practicing rolling, throwing and catching balls!
S.M.A.S.H. Club- Wednesdays 10:30-11:30am
Ages 2-5 years Free with general admission
S.M.A.S.H. represents Science, Math, Arts, Social Studies, and Health! Join us each week as we cover each area with fun hands-on activities!
May 23: A is for Art: Finger Puppets
Design your own finger puppet and then participate in our finger puppet fashion show.
May 30: M is for Math: Money Math
Let’s learn how to count money and buy things at our pretend store.
June 6: A is for Art: The Color Wheel
Explore the difference between primary and secondary colors with this colorful craft!
June 13: S is for Science: Sea Shell Sleuths
Put your detective skills to the test as we explore different sea shells and ocean creatures!
June 20: A is for Art: Lemonade Bubbles
Blow bubbles made of lemonade to create a piece of art that’s perfect for summer!
June 27: H is for Health: Sugar Sleuths
Do you know how much sugar is in your favorite sweet drinks? Help us find out how much sugar we are putting into our bodies
Mini Da Vincis -Thursdays 10:30-11:00am
Ages 2–4 years Free with general admission
May 24: Forest Friends
Disguise yourself as your favorite forest friend with this fun mask activity
May 31: Mini Bird Feeders
Use everyday household items to create a bird feeder that will keep our feathered friends happy and full.
June 7: Radical Reader’s Bookmarks
Let’s make our own bookmarks to help us keep up with our summer reading lists.
June 14: Outrageous Octopus
Discover fun facts about the octopus as we create this fun craft
June 21: Cupcake Liner Cones
What a “sweet” craft this will be! Use cupcake liners to help you design a paper version of your favorite summer treat.
June 28: Whatever Weather
By looking at this week’s weather forecast, we can create fun art that will also help us figure out if we should pack an umbrella or not.
Leaping Littles – Friday 10:30-11:00am
Ages 2-5years Free with general admission
Fun movement classes where we dance, jump, and work on our motor skills!
May 25: Tug O’ War
Forget Lexington traffic on Man O’ War as we “horse around” with this fun game of tug of war.
June 1: Dance Party
Decide how certain music makes you feel and show off those dance moves at our FUNtastic dance party.
June 8: Super Stretchers
Practice your flexibility and safe stretches that will limber us up for a day full of fun at the Explorium!
June 15: Ready, Set, Relay Race
Get your blood pumping with this really radical relay race!
June 22: Hot Hopscotch
This fun game of hopscotch is a great way to play inside on a hot June day.
June 29: Super Market Dash
Summer is the season for cookouts! Let’s see if we can find all of the ingredients for our cook out with this fast-paced puzzle game.
Suggested ages: K-5th
Free with general admission
May 26: Bubble Art
Back by popular demand! Create a masterpiece by simply blowing bubbles.
June 2: Fossil Finds
Come make your own plaster fossil with us as we learn about dinosaurs.
June 9: Egg Carton Turtles
Using household items, let’s make our own turtles.
June 16: Make Your Own Picture Frame
Build your own picture frame to give to a special person in your life.
June 23: Walking Water
Learn how to conduct this fun science experiment that you can show your friends and family at home.
June 30: Sink or Float? Let’s learn about density as we discover if certain items float or sink.
Imagination Station – Saturday 12:30pm-2:00pm
Suggested ages: K-5th Free with general admission
May 26: Parachute Pals
Make your own parachute and see if it can glide through the air.
June 2: Paper Hats
Will you make a crown? A cowboy hat? The possibilities are endless with this fun craft!
June 9: Paper Towel Pals
Build a butterfly or dragonfly out of paper towels and other household items.
June 16: Cards for Dad
Create your own Father’s Day card for dad or a special friend.
June 23: Crazy Collage
Use our fun craft supplies to create the craziest collage possible. Imaginations will run wild!
June 30: Super Slime
Back by popular demand. Come create sticky and gooey slime with us.
Click HERE for the Explorium Calendar