Pre-school Activity Mornings
Bring your little explorers to the Shetland Museum & Archives for our heritage-filled fun sessions, designed especially for under 5's - where history comes to life through play and discovery!
Every Friday from 10am to 12pm
Free drop-in sessions - no need to book!
Join us on Fridays as we explore a new and exciting theme each week.
It might be an idea to bring a change of clothes from your little one as things could get messy!
Friday 27 October - Splash Morning
Play with toy boats, sea creatures and shells in our water trays or chill out in our sea themed story corner.
Friday 3 November - Trowie Knowe
Get messy in our tuff trays and see what treasure and artefacts you can find.
Friday 10 November - On da Croft
Have fun on da croft with our farm animals, crofters, tractors and fences or chill out in our farm animal themed story corner.
Friday 17 November - In Da Rig
Have fun with food! Explore our selection of fruit and vegetables - cut, tear, mash and serve with plates and cutlery.
Friday 24 November - Archaeology
Small artefacts and treasure are buried beneath the ground and under water - use our spoons, shovels and nets to see what you can find.
Friday 1st December - Da Caa
Explore the textures of our wool and wool bags, and caa the sheep on our grassy tuff trays with our farmers, dogs, sheep and fence toys.
Friday 8th December - In Da Ebb
Water and sand - this could be an elt! Dive to the bottom of the seabed and see if you can find any sea glass, shells and starfish.
Friday 15th December - Moorie Cavie
Play with ice in our water trays and our tuff trays will be filled with fake snow, cotton balls, gloup and water beads.