Outreach Programs

Bring the Museum to Your Classroom!

The Children’s Museum of Cleveland (CMC) offers Outreach Programs. We bring the museum to you! Enjoy the hands-on inquiry based learning experiences of CMC at your site, or support distance learning with our remote packages! Select from a variety of programs listed, which align with Ohio Learning and Common Core Standards.

Age appropriateness : 3-7 years old
25 children maximum


In-Person Outreach Program: $250
*If the county that your school is in is above a Level 2 on the Ohio Public Emergency scale at time of the visit, arrangements will be made to either reschedule or convert to a live virtual option.

With this package, our educators will be on-site to facilitate the program for your classroom. The programs last approximately 45 minutes, and all materials are included. Please note that there is an additional $15 fee for mileage for visits outside of Cuyahoga County.


Outreach Program Classroom Kits: $200

This package includes either a pre-recorded virtual lesson from one of our educators, or the lesson plans for teachers to execute in person. A supply kit with lesson plans and materials for 25 students will be mailed to your site. Shipping is included in the cost.

Remote Outreach Kit (Individually Packaged): $225
This package includes either a pre-recorded virtual lesson from one of our educators, or the lesson plans for teachers to execute. A supply kit with lesson plans and individually packaged materials for 25 students will be mailed to your site. Shipping is included in the cost.
This is a great option if your school has a combination of remote and in-person students.


Extras:
Live feed upgrade: $25
Extension lesson plan with supplies: $50




To request an Outreach Program, please complete the form here.

Do you have any Questions? 

Please email: ktarase@CMCleveland.org

"Our partnership with the Children’s Museum of Cleveland (CMC) has been a wonderful experience. The STEAM based lessons enhance our classroom curriculum and provide students with hands-on learning activities they love. We are thankful for the outreach program which brings the magic of the CMC into our classroom."


William Cullen Bryant School

Malinda Rohrabaugh, M.Ed.​

Educator: Intervention Specialist, Preschool

"Brooklyn Preschool is proud to have collaborated with CMC to provide award-winning outreach programming to our students and their families. CMC offers hands-on and age-appropriate activities, enthusiastic and flexible educators, and a variety of outreach topics.  What a wonderful way to bring the museum to young children!  We look forward to welcoming CMC back to our classrooms in the future."


Brooklyn City School District

Courtney Seman

Educator: Intervention Specialist, Preschool

2 Program Themes

Colors, Prisms and Rainbows 

Can you find the end of the rainbow? Use prisms to separate light into the colors of the rainbow. Explore the color wheel using pipettes, and discover how color can mix together. Observe how sun beads change colors when exposed to ultraviolet rays! Culminate what you’ve learned about colors, rainbows, and sunlight, by making your own UV bracelets.


Young Architects

Can you define gravity, explore geometry, and use your imagination to create a building model? Learn about the role of an architect by creating your own blueprint, and stacking cups to test gravity at various heights. Explore geometry, discovering which shapes may be the best for a building. Then use what  you’ve learned to make your own building model.

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