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Educator Resources

CDM is your partner in academically-aligned learning. We provide resources and experiences you won't find anywhere else!

Discovery Virtual Learning

Discovery Virtual Learning Experiences bring the Museum’s hands-on instruction right to your classroom!

stem tours

Experience science phenomena in science demonstrations, workshops, and exhibits.

discovery tours

Explore the Museum in this two-huose, unguided tour.

Imagine tours

In partnership with ArtsBuild, Imagine! Tours provide an introduction to the arts for Hamilton County school Kindergarteners.

Classroom Lessons

We'll bring the museum to you! Enjoy a hands-on experience for students inside the classroom.

Family Nights

An evening event for families. Creative Discovery Museum provides all the materials for 9 activities serving up to 300 participants.

Homeschool

Hands-on and engaging activities for homeschool families!

Homeschool Lab Day

Independent homeschool families are invited for our NEW Homeschool Lab Days this Fall for hands-on exploration with other families!

Club Discovery
Ages 6-12

Club Discovery is an inclusive after-school program for friends with a diagnosis and their typically developing peers to enjoy the Museum.

Tennessee Harp Trio Performance

Tennessee Harp Trio will perform family favorites from movies like Tangled, Frozen, Star Wars, and more! Immerse yourself in the magic!

Pollinator Week!

Learn about the importance of pollinators! We have many fun activities in store from June 17-21. Join in on the fun and celebrate with us!

Artist in Residence - Rick Rushing

Join us for the soulful and enchanting tunes of blues musician Rick Rushing as he performs live and engages with guests from 1-3 p.m.

CityArts - Claire Vassort

Students from CCA's CityArts program, along with resident artist Claire, will lead guests in creating their own silk paintings on May 18th.

The Art of Quilting

Grace Episcopal Quilters showcase their skills in the Weaving and Textile room on May 16th. Don't miss out on this unique opportunity!

Painting with Argentine Artist Ariel Czesler

Join us in the Art Studio on April 20th 12-3, for a captivating live painting demonstration by Argentinian visual artist Ariel Czesler.

Artist in Residence with Dr. Ling Jun Wang

Experience the artistry and elegance of Chinese calligraphy with Dr. Ling Jun Wang during his artist residency at Creative Discovery Museum.

Argentinian Tango Performance

Join us May 4th, for an enchanting dance performance. Experience the grace of Argentine tango as they take the stage at 1pm and 3pm.

Homeschool Lab Day

Independent homeschool families are invited for our NEW Homeschool Lab Days this Fall for hands-on exploration with other families!

Tech Workshop
Ages 8-12

Join us for our new drop-off program from children ages 8-12. Explore different STEM themes and creative innovations that you can take home!

Little Explorers
Ages 3-4

A drop-off, 5-week program for children ages 3 and 4 that offers play-based, learning experiences led by our early childhood experts!

Club Discovery
Ages 6-12

Club Discovery is an inclusive after-school program for friends with a diagnosis and their typically developing peers to enjoy the Museum.

PlayGym
4-months to 2-years

PlayGym uses age appropriate fun to encourage the development of motor, cognitive & social skills for children 4-months to 2-years.

Sensory Night

A free, low-sensory event on the first Thursday of every month for children and families with sensory sensitivities. Registration required.

Tennessee Harp Trio Performance

Tennessee Harp Trio will perform family favorites from movies like Tangled, Frozen, Star Wars, and more! Immerse yourself in the magic!

Pollinator Week!

Learn about the importance of pollinators! We have many fun activities in store from June 17-21. Join in on the fun and celebrate with us!

Artist in Residence - Rick Rushing

Join us for the soulful and enchanting tunes of blues musician Rick Rushing as he performs live and engages with guests from 1-3 p.m.

CityArts - Claire Vassort

Students from CCA's CityArts program, along with resident artist Claire, will lead guests in creating their own silk paintings on May 18th.

The Art of Quilting

Grace Episcopal Quilters showcase their skills in the Weaving and Textile room on May 16th. Don't miss out on this unique opportunity!

Painting with Argentine Artist Ariel Czesler

Join us in the Art Studio on April 20th 12-3, for a captivating live painting demonstration by Argentinian visual artist Ariel Czesler.

Artist in Residence with Dr. Ling Jun Wang

Experience the artistry and elegance of Chinese calligraphy with Dr. Ling Jun Wang during his artist residency at Creative Discovery Museum.

Argentinian Tango Performance

Join us May 4th, for an enchanting dance performance. Experience the grace of Argentine tango as they take the stage at 1pm and 3pm.

Homeschool Lab Day

Independent homeschool families are invited for our NEW Homeschool Lab Days this Fall for hands-on exploration with other families!

Tech Workshop
Ages 8-12

Join us for our new drop-off program from children ages 8-12. Explore different STEM themes and creative innovations that you can take home!

Little Explorers
Ages 3-4

A drop-off, 5-week program for children ages 3 and 4 that offers play-based, learning experiences led by our early childhood experts!

Club Discovery
Ages 6-12

Club Discovery is an inclusive after-school program for friends with a diagnosis and their typically developing peers to enjoy the Museum.

PlayGym
4-months to 2-years

PlayGym uses age appropriate fun to encourage the development of motor, cognitive & social skills for children 4-months to 2-years.

Sensory Night

A free, low-sensory event on the first Thursday of every month for children and families with sensory sensitivities. Registration required.

Tennessee Harp Trio Performance

Tennessee Harp Trio will perform family favorites from movies like Tangled, Frozen, Star Wars, and more! Immerse yourself in the magic!

Pollinator Week!

Learn about the importance of pollinators! We have many fun activities in store from June 17-21. Join in on the fun and celebrate with us!

Artist in Residence - Rick Rushing

Join us for the soulful and enchanting tunes of blues musician Rick Rushing as he performs live and engages with guests from 1-3 p.m.

CityArts - Claire Vassort

Students from CCA's CityArts program, along with resident artist Claire, will lead guests in creating their own silk paintings on May 18th.

The Art of Quilting

Grace Episcopal Quilters showcase their skills in the Weaving and Textile room on May 16th. Don't miss out on this unique opportunity!

Painting with Argentine Artist Ariel Czesler

Join us in the Art Studio on April 20th 12-3, for a captivating live painting demonstration by Argentinian visual artist Ariel Czesler.

Artist in Residence with Dr. Ling Jun Wang

Experience the artistry and elegance of Chinese calligraphy with Dr. Ling Jun Wang during his artist residency at Creative Discovery Museum.

Argentinian Tango Performance

Join us May 4th, for an enchanting dance performance. Experience the grace of Argentine tango as they take the stage at 1pm and 3pm.

Homeschool Lab Day

Independent homeschool families are invited for our NEW Homeschool Lab Days this Fall for hands-on exploration with other families!

Tech Workshop
Ages 8-12

Join us for our new drop-off program from children ages 8-12. Explore different STEM themes and creative innovations that you can take home!

Little Explorers
Ages 3-4

A drop-off, 5-week program for children ages 3 and 4 that offers play-based, learning experiences led by our early childhood experts!

Club Discovery
Ages 6-12

Club Discovery is an inclusive after-school program for friends with a diagnosis and their typically developing peers to enjoy the Museum.

PlayGym
4-months to 2-years

PlayGym uses age appropriate fun to encourage the development of motor, cognitive & social skills for children 4-months to 2-years.

Sensory Night

A free, low-sensory event on the first Thursday of every month for children and families with sensory sensitivities. Registration required.

Programs & Camps

Our programs and camps are designed to be an addition to our community and provide a safe space to never stop learning.

Outreach Programs

We'll Bring the museum To you

CDM's certified teachers bring hands-on, standards-based lessons straight to your classroom! Lessons focus on a variety of STEAM topics and are designed for early childhood to 8th grade.

Learn at Home

We are giving you access to tons of play-based activities and experiences to enjoy at home! Share your experiences with us with by tagging us on social media @cdmfun.

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Art with Sticks
Creativity TV

We are combining arts and the outdoors on this episode of Creativity TV!

DIY Sensory Bins
Creativity TV

Erin demonstrates several ways you can create sensory bins for your little ones.

Composting
Creativity TV

Meet Karen in Culinary Corner and learn how to make your own compost in a 2 liter bottle!

The Science of Weather
Creativity TV

Meet Ashley in our Science Theater as she conducts some weather experiments that will blow you away!

Marshmallow Science
Creativity TV

It's time for Kitchen Chemistry! Join Haven in Culinary Corner for Marshmallow Science!

“Freedom Is” Poetry Prompt
Creativity TV

Erika Roberts guides you through a prompting moment for your family to think about what the word freedom means to you and those in our community.

Embroidery with Susan Parks
Creativity TV

Learn the basics of embroidery with Artist in Residence, Susan Parks!

Tie-dyed Milk
STEAM

Milk, like water, has a property known as surface tension learn more about it with this colorful experiment.

Secret Valentine
STEAM

Create a secret Valentine using a plastic grocery bag and a permanent marker.