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Early Learning Video Library

Explore Early Education topics with Mr. Dillon!



Tours for Tots

Video Tours for Tots will use technology to bring our popular preschool program right to your home! (Or back seat of a car on a long trip? Your dentist's office? Anywhere!) Each Video Tours for Tots lesson will introduce preschoolers to our popular museum topics and include information to do a hands-on activity or exploration at home. Thank you to our partners at Streamable Learning for making this happen!

Space Mission!

Target audience: Ages 3 – 5  |  Recorded May 26, 2020  |  Video length: 27 minutes
Join Mr. Dillon on a Video Tours for Tots: "Space Mission!" We'll learn about orbits, the early explosive history of rockets, and space animals that paved the way for human flight, plus future missions and more.  View the activity PDF.

Duckbills and Hornheads

Target audience: Ages 3 – 5  |  Recorded May 11, 2020  |  Video length: 32 minutes
This week we’ll learn about Edmontosaurus, Triceratops, and other members of the duckbilled Ornithopods and the horn-headed Marginocephalians! View the activity PDF.


Towers and Bridges

Target audience: Ages 3 – 5  |  Recorded April 28, 2020  |  Video length: 26 minutes
What can we learn about engineering? What towers and bridges can you build at home?


Hunter Dinosaurs

Target audience: Ages 3 – 5  |  Recorded April 14, 2020  |  Video length: 24 minutes
What can we learn about the Two-Legged (Theropod) Dinosaur Family? View a PDF of the raptor finger puppet craft.


Spring In Yellowstone

Target audience: Ages 3 – 5  |  Recorded March 31, 2020  |  Video length: 21 minutes
What animals and plants can we look for in nature in the spring? View a PDF of spring rainbow flower craft.



Songs and Stories

MOR presents Songs and Stories with Mr. Dillon, a home-viewing spinoff of our popular in-person program Sensational Babies. Join Mr. Dillon as he introduces our youngest members and visitors to museum learning with some silly songs and picture books in this series of short videos.

Rainy Days  |  May 20, 2020

Video length: 10 minutes | Target audience: Babies


In the Garden  |  May 6, 2020 

Video length: 10 minutes | Target audience: Babies



Sensational Babies

Video Sensational Babies will bring our popular weekly Sensational Babies program to your home! Mr. Dillon will share ideas, activities, songs, and stories each week (you'll have to bring the bubbles, though.)

April 22  |  Songs, Story, and Activities

Target audience: Babies  |  Recorded April 2020  |  Video length: 10 minutes


April 15  |  Songs, Story, and Activities

Target audience: Babies  |  Recorded April 2020  |  Video length: 11 minutes


April 8  |  Songs, Story, and Activities

Target audience: Babies  |  Recorded April 2020  |  Video length: 10 minutes


April 1  |  Songs, Story, and Activities

Target audience: Babies  |  Recorded April 2020  |  Video length: 10 minutes


Ten Minutes of Bubble Machine

Target audience: Babies  |  Recorded March 2020  |  Video length: 9 minutes