We're growing!

KID’s maker learning programs will now be accessible to thousands more in our region.

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maker playground

KID Museum's home for free virtual activities.

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SUMMER CAMP 2021

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KID Museum is open for in-person Summer Camp – not general admission at this time.

KID MUSEUM delivers engaging maker experiences for kids, families, and educators through real-time distance learning and hands-on programs in our educational makerspace.

MAKER PLAYGROUND

DESIGNED FOR KIDS AND FAMILIES

At KID Museum’s Maker Playground, kids can explore, imagine, and create — taking inspiration from the world around them.

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VIRTUAL FIELD TRIPS

DESIGNED FOR EDUCATORS AND STUDENTS

Schedule a virtual field trip this semester to KID Museum — and let your students experience live, facilitated maker learning at its best!

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IMPACT

We are proud of our reach and the results we’re achieving in partnership with our community, and we are on track to grow exponentially in the coming years.

300000

kids, families, and educators reached (and counting!)

kids we serve show increased STEM engagement

students we serve come from low income schools

students participate in our annual middle school invention challenge

ANNUAL REPORT

Take a deeper look at how we are making an impact in our community.

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SUPPORT

With your support, we can reach the kids and youth who need our programs most.

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KID BLOG

Read more on how we’re shaping the future here.

ALL POSTS

JULY 1, 2021

GETTING READY TO FLY

In this chrysalis moment, as we all emerge from the pandemic, our kids are in an especially critical stage of transformation. They need to re-engage with learning that will harness their passions and empower them with the skills to become tomorrow’s changemakers. This is what maker education does. It’s about building a mindset — adaptability, creativity, perseverance, empathy — that kids will use throughout their lives.

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JUNE 2, 2021

REBOUND, REBUILD, REMAKE

What if there was a universal Individualized Education Program (IEP) where every student had access to personalized educational opportunities? What if every school had a “Director of Relationships” whose sole responsibility was to help kids, especially those who are often overlooked, build their social networks and imagine what they can do? What if an entire school leaned into maker education, from curriculum to professional development to classroom design?

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APRIL 30, 2021

TACKLING CLIMATE CHANGE
WITH EMPATHY

When I was a kid, Earth Day was the one time a year that my school focused on the environment, tasking us with making posters about turning off lights and turning off the water while brushing our teeth (never mind the reams of paper we used in the making of these posters). Other than that, I took for granted that the Earth would hum along as it always had, the big blue marble supporting everything that lived on it.

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SPOTLIGHT VIDEO

Watch the power of our signature programming in action through the eyes of four middle school inventors. With your ongoing support, we can reach thousands more young people just like them.

Watch the power of our signature programming in action through the eyes of four middle school inventors. With your ongoing support, we can reach thousands more young people just like them.

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PARTNERS

We work across the full continuum of education with our corporate and community partners to advance maker learning experiences for kids and youth. Together we are empowering the next generation with the skills to invent the future we all deserve.

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