Countdown to Kindergarten


This is a free event for rising Durham Public Schools’ kindergarten students and their families.  We are celebrating our rising kindergarteners and families by providing pertinent information needed to make the start of Kindergarten successful. 

  • Tour the Museum's exhibits and meet Letterland characters
  • Sign up for a library card
  • Learn about other Durham Community resources
  • Learn more about:
    • Kindergarten Curriculum and Common Core Standards
    • Bus safety and enjoy a school bus ride
    • School lunch programs
    • Required immunizations
    • Before and after school programs


Museum of Life & Science
433 W Murray Ave.
Durham, NC 27704The zipcode must be numeric with at least five numbers.