Family Area


The fun doesn't stop at the door when you leave Creative Discovery Museum. Even if you can't make it to the Museum today, you can find fun art and science activities at home or on the go.


Learn About Biofuels!

What is a biofuel? Where does it come from? What can be made in to a biofuel? Find the latest research, articles and more at our new website, www.learnbiofuels.org. There are also a variety of experiments related to biofuels that you can do at home!

School Readiness

Kindergarten registration is just around the corner. How can you help make sure that your child is ready for the exciting experience ahead of him? Here are tips, suggestions and activities to help your child be ready for that big day!

NEW Family Friendly Cookbook!

We're setting up an online community! Join today and download a free copy of "Eat a Rainbow! Cooking with Kids." This ebook contains ten family-friendly recipes from our Culinary Corner. Quick, simple, and healthy, these recipes are ideal for an introduction to cooking for your little one!

Living Well Challenge

Get up and get moving! Here are 16 activities to do over the course of two weeks. Pick a different one each day!

The Hot Potato! Creative Discovery Museum's Blog for Families

The Hot Potato is tossing out serious fun to your family! Visit our blog for family-friendly craft ideas and activities, advice from our highly trained Museum staff, events, recipes and more! Find out about what is new at the Museum and go behind the scenes as we take you into the lives of our highly trained and expert staff members. Take the Museum experience with you by creating blog-inspired ideas at home with your kids.

Unusual Science with Everyday Objects

Who says science can't be fun at home? Check here for fun science projects you can do at home!

Amazing Art for Any Day

Kids stuck inside because of rain? Under the weather with the sniffles? Art can brighten up any day! Find some quick, simple art projects for all ages.

Play! Build! Climb!

Are your kids climbing the walls? Turns out that climbing helps them develop mentally and physically! Read more about the advantages to climbing, open ended play, and building.

Healthy Fun on the Run

Got a picky eater? Looking for things to do both inside and outside to cultivate an active lifestyle with your child? Try some of these!

Field Journal

Fill out this Field Guide and bring it to Creative Discovery Museum for points at the National Treasures Trading Post!

Parenting Resources Online

Great links full of helpful information.

Kid Friendly Links

There are lots of fun and safe sites for kids to play on the Internet. Here are some of our picks:

Articles and Tips for Parents

Ideas and suggestions for family fun from Creative Discovery Museum staff.

Parks near Creative Discovery Museum

There are many beautiful parks in the downtown Chattanooga area where your family or group can have a picnic lunch. Some of these parks require a reservation and others are first come first served. Check here for parks near Creative Discovery Museum

Around Chattanooga

There's all kinds of great stuff in the Chattanooga area! After you visit Creative Discovery Museum, check out some of these great sights!