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Family and Homeschool Programs

Go Beyond the Exhibit and participate in one or more of the museum's unique family programs. Children and their grown-ups have the opportunity to get up close and personal by learning from experts, viewing items from our vast collection, and getting the inside story. The Children's Museum also offers engaging programs for homeschool families that relate to museum exhibits and state and national academic standards.

All program participants ages 2 and up must register. Program fees do not include nonmember museum admission.

Fall Break Expedition Kits

Adventure through The Children’s Museum from the comfort of your home with activities based around 5 museum-themed destinations!

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Upcoming Events

Fairy Tale Puzzle Room

Work with your family to solve this magical fairy tale mystery. Details

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Virtual Homeschool: Museum Engineering

Join us in examining some of the coolest feats of engineering around the museum and find out how they work! Details

date Thursday, Oct 8, 2020

date 1:00 PM-2:30 PM

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Virtual Homeschool: Chemistry

Join us to explore the world of chemistry with experiments and demonstrations that illustrate how chemistry is all around us. Details

date Thursday, Nov 12, 2020

date 1:00 PM-2:30 PM

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Virtual Homeschool: Gingerbread Houses

Gingerbread making is a tradition for many families around the holidays. Join us virtually and create the house of your dreams! Details

date Thursday, Dec 10, 2020

date 1:00 PM-2:30 PM

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Gingerbread Houses 9:30 a.m.

Learn the origins of gingerbread and have holiday fun as a family to build and decorate a gingerbread house to take home with you! Details

date Saturday, Nov 21, 2020

date 9:30 AM-11:00 AM

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Gingerbread Houses 1 p.m.

Learn the origins of gingerbread and have holiday fun as a family to build and decorate a gingerbread house to take home with you! Details

date Saturday, Nov 21, 2020

date 1:00 PM-2:30 PM

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Jolly Days Breakfast

Enjoy a light breakfast and holiday activities. Visit Jolly Days and share your wish list with Santa. Don't forget to bring your camera! Details

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Santa's Workshop 9:30 a.m.

Santa’s elves need some help and they want you to join us in Santa's Workshop to create holiday memories and have fun with your family! Details

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Santa's Workshop 11:30 a.m.

Santa’s elves need some help and they want you to join us in Santa's Workshop to create holiday memories and have fun with your family! Details

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Santa's Workshop 3 p.m.

Santa’s elves need some help and they want you to join us in Santa's Workshop to create holiday memories and have fun with your family! Details

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