museum to you!

offsite programs

Let your class experience the power of hands-on play with the Lincoln Children’s Museum! Our education team leads learning opportunities throughout the community with hands-on interactive activities designed to expand brains and ignite the sense of wonder. Outreach and education activities are a great fit for childcare centers, after-school programs and PLC days.

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childcare programs

ideal for ages 18 months – 24 months 

Colors

Mix, squish and match your way through the rainbow! In this early-learning introduction to colors, students will practice fine and gross motor skills to learn the basics of colors through visual puzzles and an engaging sensory experience.

Early Learning Guidelines: SE.04, AL.01, Al.02, HP.01, HP.02, LL.01, LL.04, S.02, CA.02, CA.03

pricing

$125

30-minute program

additional presentations of the same program: $25

maximum attendance: 18 children

additional educator(s): $75*

*may be required based on total child participants or multiple presentations.

mileage: $1.00/mile roundtrip for locations more than 10 miles from the Lincoln Children’s Museum.

childcare programs

ideal for ages 2-5 (pre-k)

Backyard Bugs

Crawl, hop, march! In this basic introduction to insects and arachnids, students use their budding math and science skills to observe, sort, classify and compare these creepy crawly creatures. Students will be exposed to new vocabulary as they examine these larger-than-life bugs and learn the characteristics of our six- and eight-legged friends.

Early Learning Guidelines: SE.01, SE.02, AL.01, AL.02, Hp.01, LL.01, M.01, M.03

Senses

Infants and toddlers explore the world using their senses. In this child-led activity, infants and toddlers will have the opportunity to freely explore their touch, smell, visual, and auditory senses through our carefully planned educator-led session.

Early Learning Guidelines: SE.03, AL.01, Hp.01(Fine Motor), S.01, S.02

pricing

$125

45-minute program

additional presentations of the same program: $25

maximum attendance: 20 children

additional educator(s): $75*

*may be required based on total child participants or multiple presentations.

mileage: $1.00/mile roundtrip for locations more than 10 miles from the Lincoln Children’s Museum.

virtual learning program

ideal for pre-k – 1st grade

Push, Pull, PLAY!

Get ready to “Push, Pull, Play”! This program is perfect for preschool-1st grade classrooms and education programs.

Your host will take your group through the Lincoln Children’s Museum illustrating forces through an engaging video. Students will learn through vocabulary review, hands-on experimental play, both gross and fine motor skill manipulation of everyday classroom items.

Next Generation Science Standards:
K-PS2-1, K-PS2-2

pricing

$50/week

available for 1-week streaming period

includes supplemental curriculum guide and activity instructions.

school-age programs

ideal for K-5th grade

LEGO Brick Challenge

Encourage creativity, problem-solving, and teamwork skills with this program! Children will work individually or in small groups to complete various building challenges using LEGO bricks. These challenges may include building towers, bridges, vehicles, and other structures, all while incorporating specific design elements or themes. The program aims to promote STEM learning and inspire children to think outside the box while having fun and developing important skills.

Out of this World

Journey through outer space, exploring the wonders of our universe! Through fun and engaging activities, children will learn about the planets and stars, and galaxies that make up our universe. They will also discover how astronauts live and work in space, and what it takes to become an astronaut. With captivating visuals and age-appropriate explanations, “Out of this World” is sure to inspire young minds and ignite their curiosity about the universe around us.

pricing

$150

1 hour program

additional presentations of the same program: $25

maximum attendance: 25 children

additional educator(s): $75* 

*may be required based on total child participants or multiple presentations.

mileage: $1.00/mile roundtrip for locations more than 10 miles from the Lincoln Children’s Museum.

learning club

ideal for Community Learning Centers

Imagination Station

Be an innovator, designer and a scientist through the power of play. Full of hands-on, minds-on, magical activities, this club is tailored to student interest and curriculum standards.

pricing

$55/week

1 hour program

maximum attendance: 20 children*

*for groups larger than 20, an additional $2.50/hour per child will be applied.

chaperones: 1-2 staff members