LET CHILDREN’S MUSEUM TUCSON COME TO YOU!

Let Children’s Museum Tucson bring hands-on fun to your students – in person or through our virtual outreach program.
Museum Educators will provide engaging, interactive lessons that align with Arizona education standards.

Virtual programs are held live over Zoom and include ready-made kits for each student so they can complete the project or experiment along with our educators. and students have the opportunity to ask questions and interact with each other and the CMT Team!

Spanish-language outreaches are available.

Limited funding is available for Title I schools. Please let us know on your interest form if you are eligible for funding.

VIRTUAL OUTREACH RATES

  • $155 per program; for multiple programs, please talk to our Education Staff about pricing.
  • Cost includes kits for up to 35 children with delivery to a single drop-off point within 20 miles; schools farther than 20 miles must arrange packet pick up or pay additional fees for delivery.

Outreach Programs are offered depending on staff availability. Limit 35 children per program. Programs run for about 45 minutes. Requirements: Participants must have access to a computer and an internet connection in order to participate in the outreach.

Please see the list of available outreaches and descriptions below.

TO SCHEDULE A PROGRAM:

IN-PERSON OUTREACH RATES

Within 20 miles of CMT:

  • $155 for the first program
  • $125 for the second program on the same day

20-50 miles from CMT:

  • $180 for the first program
  • $150 for the second program on the same day

If you are located more than 50 miles from the Museum, please contact us for rates and requirements.

Outreach Programs are offered depending on staff availability. Limit 35 children per program. Programs run for about 45 minutes. Requirements: Outdoor space and/or open floor space. Tables and chairs for crafts.

TO SCHEDULE A PROGRAM:

PRE K/K PROGRAMS

Wee Can Count
Colorful Kiddos
Beep! Beep!
Marvelous Murals

K-3rd PROGRAMS

Noisy Science: Sound

K-4th PROGRAMS

That’s Extreme!
Wonder of Water

1st-3rd PROGRAMS

Wonders of Space
Dino Discovery
Amazing Murals
Sense of Place

4th-5th PROGRAMS

Messy Science: Reactions

4th-6th PROGRAMS

Amazing Murals

Pre-K & K Programs

Wee Can Count

Using “10 Little Rubber Ducks” by Eric Carle, children will practice counting, play a fun game where we’ll move our bodies, and each child will design a duck using shapes!

Colorful Kiddos

Did you know we all have emotions and that we wear our emotions differently? We’ll read “It’s Okay to Be Different” by Todd Parr, move and groove as we learn a song and dance about our emotions, play a game and create Todd Parr-inspired self-portraits!

Beep! Beep!

Get ready to rev up your engines as we learn about transportation! We’ll read “Cars Galore” by Peter Stein, stretch our bodies out to transportation yoga, and use shapes to create a vehicular masterpiece.

Marvelous Murals

Students will discuss the topic of murals – where they are and what they mean – and create their own mural using play dough!


K-3rd Programs

Noisy Science: Sound

Students will learn what soundwaves are and the varying frequencies at which they travel by creating their own musical instrument.


K-4th Programs

That’s Extreme!

Students will discuss various cloud types, the formation of extreme weather patterns and create their own cloud.

Wonders of Water

Students will review the water cycle, its functions and have the opportunity to create their own environment.

1st-3rd Programs

Wonders of Space

Little astronomers will enjoy sorting celestial objects or discovering properties of space rocks (meteorites) through hands-on investigations. They will begin to grasp the great sizes and distances of these dynamic bodies in our Solar System. Students will then get to create a model of their very own planet.

Dino Discovery

Get ready to dive into the Pre-historic era as we learn all about the majestic creatures that used to roam the land, and what they ate!

Amazing Murals

Students will draw inspiration from a local muralist to create their own Sonoran Desert-themed work of art.

Sense of Place

Get ready to learn more about our home and the Desert around us. We will read “This House is Made of Mud” by Ken Buchanan, do desert yoga and learn more about our neighbors who live in the desert.


4th-5th Programs

Messy Science: Reactions

Students will have the opportunity to expand their knowledge of exo- and endothermic reactions by witnessing an exothermic reaction and creating their own endothermic experiment.


4th-6th Programs

Amazing Murals

Using techniques similar to those in local murals and drawing inspiration from local landscapes, students will sketch their ideas for a large-scale art piece.