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Please be advised that all visitors may be photographed and/or videotaped for promotional purposes. If you do not want your image or your child’s image to appear in the museum’s marketing materials, please notify the Welcome Desk when you arrive.

Storybook Pajama Party with Pete the Cat

Early Registration Pricing ENDS Friday!

This week is your LAST CHANCE to get early-bird pricing to our Storybook Pajama Party, happening on Friday, March 31.

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Family Programs

WEBE108 Kids Fest - April 2 - All Day

Fun Activities with Family

Saturday, March 25

1:30 – 2:30 pm • Tech Time
A special Saturday Tech Time featuring LEGO WeDo! Sign up for one of five 60-minute sessions. Siblings can work together. Ages 5 and older.

Friday, March 31

Museum Closes at 4:00 pm

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5:00 – 8:30 pm • Storybook Pajama Party
Come in comfy PJs and listen to a favorite story. Visit with it's life-sized storybook character, make special crafts, enjoy a snack and join in a musical parade. Who knew "bedtime" could be so much fun? Space is limited, registration required. Learn More

Sunday, April 2

Stepping Stones is really excited to be hosting the 26th Annual Western Connecticut Health Network WEBE108 KidsFest April 2, from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

This year’s all new KidsFest will feature the great exhibits at the Stepping Stones Museum for Children and will have bounce houses courtesy of Boppers free of charge for all attendees, over 25 different vendors with some great interactive tables throughout the museum as well as a ‘Be a DJ’ recording studio by all of your favorite WEBE108 DJs.

There will be a full lineup of entertainment and be able to take a picture with BooZoo, super heroes and all of the costume characters at KidsFest.

    Main Stage Acts:
  • 10:30 am • Musical Jamboree
  • Noon • Lynn Lewis and Friends
  • 1:00 pm • Ronald McDonald Show
  • 2:00 pm • Pete and Chris Amusements Magic Show
  • 3:00 pm • ZUMBA
  • 4:00 pm • Mutt-i-grees

Tickets are $15 per person, FREE for Stepping Stones members and children under 1.

Thursday, April 6

5:00 – 8:00 pm • Get Into It! FREE
The museum stays open late with free admission and activities.
An Open Arms program.

5:00 – 6:00 pm • ELLI Open House
Explore our preschool classroom at the museum for 3 - 5 years olds and meet with an ELLI staff member.

OPEN Friday, April 14

Saturday, April 15

10:00 am – 1:00 pm • Egg-straordinary Egg-stravaganza image-Egg-stravaganza eggs
Egg-citing egg-tivities with Benedict the Egg, including an egg creation station, egg "roll," a musical performance, fun egg-themed games and prizes available. Egg-streme fun is guaranteed, no egg-ceptions!

CLOSED Sunday, April 16

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April Vacation Week Camp

Monday – Friday, April 10 – 14
8:30 am – 3:30 pm

STEM FUNdamentals with LEGO – Master your engineering skills with Play-Well TEKnologies, tens of thousands of LEGO and Stepping Stones! For ages 5 – 8 years old. Learn More

For more information, or to register, call 203 899 0606, ext. 247.

Every Friday!

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3:00 – 4:30 pm • Animation Station
This popular program is back! Children will learn the basics of stop animation using an iPad to make a short video with sound. Recommended for ages 5 and older.

Recurring Programs

A variety of daily activities for kids and familiy fun to choose from — all free with museum admission. View the full calendar for details.


Programs subject to change. Space may be limited. First-come, first-serve. Ages are recommendations, and may vary depending on the activity. (ex: small parts, ages 5 and up.)

Around the World

Stepping Stones takes children and parents to different countries around the globe, bringing the culture and its people to life. Learn more

March: Brazil

Saturday, March 4
2:00 pm • Creative Kids

Vibrant Art – Become a pop-artist and create a masterpiece inspired by the Brazilian painter Romero Brito. For children ages 2 and older.

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Saturday, March 11
2:00 pm • Performance Series

Viva Brazil – Enjoy a colorful, crowd-pleasing repertoire of Afro-Brazilian dances that fuse rhythmic music with high-energy gymnastics and martial arts.

Sunday, March 26
2:00 pm • Show Me a Tale

How the Brazilian Beetles Got Their Gorgeous Coats – Learn how a tiny beetle outsmarts a boastful rat to win a beautiful and shiny new coat. After the story, children will create paper beetles. Limited space – get tickets at the Welcome Desk. For children ages 5 and older.