Museum Mondays for Little Ones

Stories, crafts, and fun for pre-schoolers! Museum Mondays for Little Ones are designed for children ages 1–5 and their caregivers and revolve around a new theme each Monday.

Cost: $5 per child before 11:00 am; up to 2 adults per child free before 11:00 am. Starting at 11:00 am regular museum admission prices apply to all. Free for members.


Museum Mondays for Little Ones Schedule

March through September
Last Monday of Each Month
10:00 am – Noon

October through February
Every Monday
10:00 am – Noon


Upcoming Museum Mondays for Little Ones

Special Event and Sing-Along dates in BLUE below

Monday, September 25, 2017 | 10:00 am – Noon

Museum Mondays: Mud Pies and Jelly Beans
This Museum Monday, make crafts inspired by some of the Peanuts Gang’s favorite treats! Prepare a paper pizza pie, roll out an air dry clay cookie, stamp colorful jelly bean art, and make an edible mud pie with chocolate pudding.

Monday, October 2, 2017 | 10:00 am – Noon

Museum Mondays: Exploring Color
Explore our colorful world! Little ones will glue rainbow yarn to make abstract art, string a circle cereal necklace, and explore squish bag color mixing, and painting!

Monday, October 9, 2017 | 10:00 am – Noon

Museum Mondays: World Travelers
This Monday is all about world travel! Design a manila folder travel suitcase, use shapes to collage a double decker bus, paint the globe with your hands and feet, and sail pool noodle boats.

Monday, October 16, 2017 | 10:00 am – Noon

Museum Mondays: Pigpen’s Messy Kitchen
Make like Pigpen and get messy playing with your food! Finger paint with chocolate pudding, make a popcorn sheep, and more.


Monday, October 23, 2017 | 10:00 am – Noon

Museum Mondays: Let it Snow
Winter has come early at this special Museum Monday! Kids will enjoy real live snow play at Snoopy’s Home Ice, following stories and activities at the Museum!


Monday, October 30, 2017 | 10:00 am – Noon

Museum Mondays: Happy Halloween, Charlie Brown!
Come in costume to trick-or-treat throughout the Museum. Also, enjoy sing-along songs, spider web yarn threading, and decorating a mini pumpkin!


Monday, November 6, 2017 | 10:00 am – Noon

Museum Mondays: Take Flight!
Soar to new heights! Color a kite, fly a rubber band plane, and launch water rockets high in the sky.

Monday, November 13, 2017 | 10:00 am – Noon

Museum Mondays: Alphabet Medley
Explore your ABC’s in conjunction with the Museum’s AAUGH! The Language of Peanuts exhibition. Go on a S-N-O-O-P-Y scavenger hunt in the Museum gallery and create a crayon resist watercolor surprise!


Monday, November 20, 2017 | 10:00 am – Noon

Museum Mondays: A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving
Celebrate Thanksgiving early with live storytelling and drawing with cartoonist Joe Wos! Also, create a turkey-shaped fruit and veggies snack, stamp corn kernels with LEGOs, and glue together a tissue paper slice of pumpkin pie. BRING A CAN OF FOOD TO DONATE TO REDWOOD EMPIRE FOOD BANK for $1 off admission.


Monday, November 27, 2017 | 10:00 am – Noon

Museum Mondays: Fantasy Forest
Enjoy sing-along songs right at 10:00 am! Also, make ribbon wands, fire-breathing tube dragons, and an animal track sponge painting.