Although we cannot welcome you to the building for our Tuesday Tales program, the stories go on!

We've gone digital, with MSI staff members bringing you stories via video for you and your little ones to enjoy at home. Bookmark this page to get new tales of science and discovery every week, and be sure to join us back at the Museum when our live storytelling resumes!

january 5, 2020

The Color Monster

Robin reads "The Color Monster" by Anna Llenas.

december 29, 2020

Together for Kwanzaa

Kevin Harris reads "Together For Kwanzaa" by Juwanda G. Ford.

december 22, 2020

The Night Before Hanukkah

Cass Cohen reads "The Night Before Hanukkah" by Natasha Wing.

december 15, 2020

The Shortest Day

Christie Hoyt reads "The Shortest Day" by Wendy Pfeffer.

Scott Hanada reads "Santa's Hawaiian Holiday" by Malia Collins.

december 1, 2020

The Snowy Day

Martin Corral reads "The Snowy Day“ by Ezra Jack Keats.

Shari Guenther reads "Little Whale in Deep Trouble" by Hans Wilhelm.

november 17, 2020

I Am Thankful

Kevin Harris reads "I Am Thankful" by Sheri Wall.

november 10, 2020

Steam Train, Dream Train

Nathan Miller reads "Steam Train, Dream Train" by Sherri Duskey Rinker.

november 3, 2020

The Snail and the Whale

Priscilla Yee reads "The Snail and the Whale" by Julia Donaldson.

Lu reads "Should I Share My Ice Cream?" by Mo Willems.

october 20, 2020

Arlo Rolled

Austin Green reads "Arlo Rolled" by Susan Pearson.

october 13, 2020

We're All Wonders

This week, Lu reads "We're All Wonders" by R. J. Palacio.

october 6, 2020

Going Places

Cass Cohen reads "Going Places" by Peter and Paul Reynolds.

Shari Guenther reads "Oh Say Can You Say Di-no-saur?" by Bonnie Worth.

September 15, 2020

Doc Like Daddy

Kevin Harris reads "Doc Like Daddy" by Dr. Crystal Bowe.

September 8, 2020

If You Had a Jetpack

Jill Siar reads "If You Had a Jetpack" by Lisl H. Detlefsen.

September 1, 2020

Here We Are

Lindsay Bennett reads "Here We Are" by Oliver Jeffers.

august 25, 2020


Kevin Harris reads "Galimoto" by Karen Lynn Williams.

august 18, 2020

Strega Nona

Evi reads "Strega Nona" by Tomie dePaola.

August 11, 2020

Llama Llama Red Pajama

Brittney Mmutle reads "Llama Llama Red Pajama" by Anna Dewdney.

Shari Guenther reads "Me and My Place In Space" by Joan Sweeney.

july 28, 2020


Sara Murphy reads "Mousetronaut" by astronaut Mark Kelly.

Ruth Spiro reads her own story, "Baby Loves Structural Engineering."

july 14, 2020

600 Black Spots

Gina Sparacino reads "600 Black Spots" by David A. Carter.

Ruth Spiro reads her own story, "Baby Loves Gravity."

june 30, 2020

Mix It Up

Olivia Castellini reads "Mix It Up!" by Hervé Tullet.

June 23, 2020


Lu (age 6) reads "Froodle" by Antoinette Portis.

Chris Gummert reads "Tip the Mouse Can’t Sleep" by Carol Ottolenghi.

Special guest reader J.C. Phillipps reads her own story, Wink: The Ninja Who Wanted to Be Noticed.

June 2, 2020

Not a Stick

Lu (age 6) reads Not A Stick by Antoinette Portis.

Shane Wilson reads "Moonshot: The Flight of Apollo 11" by Brian Floca.

Christie Hoyt reads "Quantum Physics for Babies" by Chris Ferrie and "Hello, World! Solar System" by Jill McDonald.

Dan Keidl reads "How to Catch a Monster" by Adam Wallace and Andy Elkerton.

Olivia Castellini reads The Berenstain Bears on the Moon by Stan and Jan Berenstain.

april 28, 2020

Iggy Peck, Architect

Shane Wilson reads Iggy Peck, Architect by Andrea Beaty.

Lu (age 6) reads "My New Friend Is So Fun!" by Mo Willems.

Olivia Castellini reads "This Little Scientist: A Discovery Primer" by Joan Holub.

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