Traveling Preschool Shows

A little girl holding up a magnifying glass during a Traveling Science Show from the Franklin Institute.

The Franklin Institute has special Traveling Science programs for preschool groups! Choose from these specially-designed programs for ages 3 to 5, featuring song, dance, puppetry, and hands-on activities.

  • Pricing

    Preschool shows begin at $250. Travel fees apply. 

    Please note that preschool shows are designed for small groups. There is a maximum size of 30 students per preschool show. Preschool shows are not available outside of the Philadelphia metro region. 

    Reserve your program

  • Water, Water, Water

    Drip, sip, and splash! Sing along with the fish, the bird, and tree, about how we all need water to live and grow. Then have some fun with drips and drops to discover how water likes to stick to you—and stick to itself!  CLICK HERE for pre-show activities.

  • Stop That Ball

    It's Captain Roll to the rescue! Bounce to the beat and roll with the rhythm while we learn about making things move. Then make a prediction and test the results—just like a scientist!  CLICK HERE for pre-show activities.

  • Silly Shadow, Crazy Color

    Mix it up! Help the groundhog find his shadow, then make your own with our special lights. Next, help the mice stir paint and explore a new and exciting way to combine colors!  CLICK HERE for pre-show activities.

  • Build It Up!

    Huff and puff! Can you blow the house down? Explore the story of The Three Little Pigs from a new point of view, and predict which building materials are the strongest. Then, work together to build some structures and test them with the mighty Wolf 3000!  CLICK HERE for pre-show activities.