Discover Together – Bay Area Discovery Museum

Discover Together

Prepare for Preschool

Discover Together is BADM’s toddler and parent exploration program. Join other families to explore new materials and engage in creative activities in an age-appropriate environment that reflects the approach of BADM’s on-site preschool, The Discovery School.

Discover Together is an opportunity for children to engage freely in open-ended and exploratory play with the support of their caregiver – there are no right answers or specific outcomes. Instead, families share experiences that allow children to discover new interests and build the creative problem-solving skills they’ll use throughout their lives.

At the end of the Discover Together series, both parents and children will have a better understanding of what to expect when the preschool years begin. Each Discover Together session follows the same schedule, so you can your child can gain comfort a routine that mirrors a typical preschool morning:

  • 9:15 – Arrival, free time to explore, and collaborative play
  • 9:45 – Group gathering – story, or music and movement
  • 10:30– Explore the museum campus (on your own, or with new friends from Discover Together)

October's series of Discover Together is SOLD OUT! Stay tuned for November Registration.

Discover Together I

Age: Toddlers ages 17-24 months and their caregivers.
Fall Trimester Dates: Meets Thursdays 9:15-10:30 a.m.
8 sessions: Oct 7, 14, 21, Nov 4, 11, 18, Dec 2, 9
Price: $495 per series

October Sessions Sold Out

Discover Together II

Age: Toddlers ages 2-3 years old and their caregivers.
Fall Trimester Dates: Meets Fridays 9:15-10:30 a.m.
8 Sessions: Oct. 8, 15, 22, Nov 5, 12, 19, Dec 3, 10
Price: $495 per series

October Sessions Sold Out

Please note: These classes are best suited for walking toddlers.

These classes will take place primarily indoors, in well-ventilated spaces with limited capacity. Face coverings will be required for all adults. Children younger than 2 are not required to wear face coverings.

To receive Family Access Member reduced pricing, login with your BADM membership.

Cancellation Policy

If BADM receives written notice of cancellation prior to 2 weeks before class start date, participants will receive a refund less a $100 cancellation fee. Cancellations after 2 weeks before first class will not receive a refund. If BADM cancels the class due to COVID-related health concerns, all registrants will receive a refund.

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