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Early Childhood Programming

Kids at the Castle

Mark your calendars for the third Friday (and selected Saturdays) of every month for this action-packed kids and family creative playtime. Join us for circle time, storytelling, crafts, visual play, music and movement in the Turnblad Mansion. Suggested for ages 2-5. Adults must accompany children.

$8 per family. Registration not required, just purchase admission at ASI's front desk on the day of the program. Admission valid all day.

Upcoming dates (all start at 9 a.m.)

Babies at the Castle

ASI's carrier tours for baby and caregiver will immerse you and your young one in our current exhibition, The Vikings Begin. Tours are about 30 minutes plus 15 minutes of sensory play. Designed for babies up to 15 months. 

$15 for adult and baby. $10 for an additional adult; limit 2 adults per baby. Advanced registration is required, please follow the links below to register. Admission valid all day.

Preschool Programs

Register for a preschool program designed specifically for children ages 3-5 and their important adults. Topics will be explored through creative storytelling, music, art and more. Advanced registration is required to keep group size just right. Follow the links to each program to register online.  

  • v for viking preschool

    V for Viking Preschool Program

    Friday, August 2, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:30am
    Grab your shields and your swords – the vast seas await our littlest Viking explorers!
  • fairies friend

    Fairies and Friends Preschool Program

    Friday, September 6, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:30am
    Discover the legendary creatures in Swedish folklore including fairies, gnomes, elves and more!
  • cinnamon buns

    Kanelbullens Dag Preschool Program

    Friday, October 4, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:30am
    Did you know that every year in October, Swedes observe kanelbullens dag (Cinnamon Bun Day)?
  • mini makers

    Mini Makers Preschool Program

    Friday, November 1, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:30am
    Calling all mini makers! Come to ASI and unleash your creativity as we celebrate Swedish handcraft traditions and produce...

Kids at the Castle Slideshow

  • Kids at the Castle
    Kids at the Castle is a great time for families to play!
  • Story time at Kids at the Castle
    Story time at Kids at the Castle
  • Kids at the Castle outdoors
    Kids at the Castle outdoors
  • Kids in the Salon
    Kids in the Salon
  • Kids at the Castle - summer
    Kids at the Castle explore outdoors
  • Kids in solarium
    Kids looking out the window in the solarium