Ongoing Programs

Sacramento Children's Museum offers a variety of weekly and monthly programming designed to provide children and their families with diverse and engaging learning experiences. All our weekly programs are included with your admission to SCM. 

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Story Time

Tuesdays, 10am & 2pm

Get ready to READ every Tuesday! Held every Tuesday at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., Story Time features a different book each week.

Baby Bloomers Story Time

Wednesdays, 10am

Baby Bloomers Story Time is an interactive story time specially tailored for the Museum's youngest visitors: infants and toddlers. Adults are encouraged to join their little ones as we read stories and sing songs.

Yoga Play

Wednesdays, 3:30 pm

Yoga Play uses games, stories, and play to explore posture, balance, and breath. This class is designed for ages 4 and up, but all ages are welcome!

Yoga Play is sponsored by Western Health Advantage.

Cultural Connections

Thursdays, 10:30 am

Cultural Connections is a 30-minute class that explores a different country each month.

Cultural Connections is sponsored by ECMC Foundation.

Music & Movement

Fridays, 10am & 11am

Music & Movement is the perfect opportunity for children of all ages to get up and DANCE to music with SCM staff every Friday morning!

Music & Movement is sponsored by Western Health Advantage.

Creative Art Class

Fridays, 3:30pm

Offered each Friday at 3:30 p.m., SCM staff presents a themed art class designed for ages 4 to 8, but all ages are welcome. All materials are provided.

Sound Explorers

Saturdays, 10 a.m.

Explore instruments, sounds, and music-making during this weekly program on Saturday mornings at 10 a.m.

Science Sundays

Sundays, All day!

Science Sundays offers hands-on opportunities for children to conduct their own science experiments. Activities pop up throughout the day!


First & third Sunday of every month, 9 - 11 a.m.  

ExplorABILITY is a FREE twice-monthly play-based program offering children on the autism spectrum, ages two to ten, an opportunity to play in a safe setting, explore novel sensory equipment and materials, and work on social skills and building friendships. Social Skills Specialists with backgrounds in both ABA (Applied Behavior Analysis) and IPG (Integrated Play Groups) are on hand to answer your questions, help your child with skills they're working on, and help facilitate social skills. We cap attendance at a maximum of 25 kids to keep it sensory friendly.




Beary Special Play Date

Beary Special Play Date is a FREE sensory-friendly program for children with special needs and their families and friends where children can enjoy Museum play and light refreshments. This program is offered four times a year. For more info, please email [email protected] or call 916-638-7225 x. 103.

Save the date for our next Play Date:

Dec. 14 at 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Annual Beary Special Holiday Party featuring Santa! Play and have fun while you wait for your child's turn with Santa, instead of standing in a long, boring line!