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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Sound Explorers

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


Held the first  & third Sunday of every month from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.  

ExplorABILITY is a FREE bi-monthly play-based program for children on the autism spectrum, ages three to ten. This program offers opportunities for children to play in the Museum in a safe setting facilitated by a rotation of Sacramento area professionals from a variety of disciplines. This is an RSVP-Only event as space is limited to 20 participants per event. For more info, please email [email protected] or call 916-638-7225 ext 103.

Beary Special Play Date

Every second Wednesday of the month from 5-7 pm 

Children with special needs, their families, and their friends are invited to join us for a FREE evening of Museum Play! Snacks will be served! For more info, please email [email protected] or call 916-638-7225 x. 103.

This program is sponsored by Sacramento Valley Ambulance.


Homeschool Days

Every third Thursday of the month from 1-2 pm

SCM's Homeschool Days is a monthly program for homeschool students and their families. During Homeschool Days, students have access to all the Museum's hands-on exhibits, and classes are offered. Classes are appropriate for Grades Preschool-6.

Creative Art Class

Fridays - 3:30pm

Join us every Friday at 3:30 p.m. for an art class. Every week, children will get the opportunity to create using recycled materials. This class is included with admission and all materials are supplied. All ages welcome.

This program is sponsored by the Rotary Club of Fair Oaks.


Music & Movement

Fridays - 10am & 11am

Get up and DANCE to music with SCM every Friday morning! This 20-minute class fills up fast, so make sure to be here early

Cultural Connections

Thursdays - 10:30 am

Cultural Connections is a 30-minute class that explores a different country each month. We will be exploring Morocco in February!

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!

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. 

Science Sundays

Science Sundays are filled with wonderful opportunities for children to conduct their own science experiments. Activities pop up throughout the day!

Story Time

Tuesdays, 10am & 2pm

Join us for Story Time on Tuesday mornings and afternoons! SCM features a different book each week.