SLO Childrens MuseumThe San Luis Obispo Children’s Museum will soon be home to The Thinkery, a children’s museum-based preschool enrichment program serving two-and-a-half to five-year-olds.

Led by director, Karen Ames, The Thinkery has been designed as a play-centered program that provides a unique environment where children can create, explore and discover. The Children’s Museum’s 8,400 square foot facility, which features an art center, outdoor playscape and three floors of exhibits, will serve as a backdrop to this unique learning experience.

“My passion for the work being done at the San Luis Obispo Children’s Museum and my love of children make this a perfect match for me,” Karen Ames said. “The Thinkery is unique in that it is offered at this amazing and educational environment.”

Registration is currently open for the 2014-2015 school year, which kicks off Sept. 2, 2014.

For more information about this program, tuition cost or schedules, please contact Karen Ames at (805) 239-9333 or Meet Karen at the Museum from 10a.m. – noon on August 7 or 21.

The mission of the San Luis Obispo Children’s Museum is to provide a fun place for children and families to explore, discover and learn through hands-on exhibits and programs. Each year, the Children’s Museum is proud to offer tens of thousands of children, their families, caregivers and teachers a variety of educational experiences that enrich their lives. Program and activity information can be found at or by calling (805) 545-5874.