For Educators

Educational Tools for Educators, by Educators!

Think outside the box! Let us bring the excitement and learning of Kidzu to you. See below for more information on what we have to offer. To get in touch or for more information, please contact: programs@kidzuchildrensmuseum.org

Kidzu is accepting reservations for Fall 2021 field trips and group visits! If you are not able to come to the museum, let us bring the Kidzu fun to your classroom with an In-School Field Trip.

STEM Boxes for Rent

Our STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) Boxes provide hands-on activities to engage and excite students in a selection of grade-aligned science topics! These activities can be facilitated by an independent educator, or a Kidzu staff member (at an additional cost). Each STEM Box includes a full introduction to the topic, 3 different stations-based activities, and a take-home activity for learners to enjoy. 

To schedule a STEM Box rental, please complete this interest form and a member of our Programs Team will be in touch.

Pricing:

  • 1-15 children: $8/participant
    16-40 children: $7/participant
    41+ children: $6/participant
  • Optional Delivery Fee (will be calculated at check out based off distance from Kidzu)
  • Optional Kidzu Educator: $30/hour, minimum of 2 hours (delivery is included!)

 

  • Cost includes:
    • Organizations/groups will be able to have all of the materials for 3 full business days (10% of total invoice will be charged for every additional day)

Tech for Tots (Pre-K, K)

Weather (K, 2nd)

Forces of Flight (1st, 3rd)

Life Cycles (2nd)

Matter (2nd, 3rd)

Algorithms and Problem Solving (3rd, 4th, 5th)

Electricity (3rd, 4th)

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Forces and Motion (3rd, 5th)

Renewable Energy (6th, 7th, 8th)

Computational Thinking (6th, 7th, 8th)

Biomedical Engineering (7th, 8th)

Outdoor Discovery Boxes for Rent

Each of our 4 In-School Outdoor Discovery Boxes include grade-specific, curricularly aligned STEM activities designed to be done outdoors. Each one includes a facilitator guide with lesson plans and all the materials needed to complete each activity. Each Discovery Box has multiple activities for different grade levels. Our Field Trip Coordinator is always available to help modify the activities to fit the needs of your group.

To schedule an Outdoor Discovery Box rental, please complete this interest form and a member of our Programs Team will be in touch.

Pricing:

  • 1-15 children: $8/participant
    16-40 children: $7/participant
    41+ children: $6/participant
  • Optional Delivery Fee (will be calculated at check out based off distance from Kidzu)
  • Optional Kidzu Educator: $30/hour, minimum of 2 hours (delivery is included!)

 

  • Cost includes:
    • Organizations/groups will be able to have all of the materials for 3 full business days (10% of total invoice will be charged for every additional day)

Honeybees (Pre-K, K, 1st)

Earth and Ecosystems (Pre-K, K, 1st, 2nd)

Forces and Motion (Pre-K, K, 1st, 2nd)

Living Organisms (Pre-K, K, 2nd)

Looking for more engaging activities for your virtual or hybrid-setting classroom? You’ve come to the right place! We have open-sourced and virtual materials available to provide educators with free, engaging, curricularly-aligned activities to be used in a variety of settings. 

Virtual Learning Kits

Our virtual learning kits are designed to support educators, students, and families during virtual learning at home. These kits include online educator resources, book recommendations, engaging learning activities, and ideas for hands-on STEAM education. Each kit is designed to provide a week (5 days) of instructional inspiration as well as connections to downloadable content that can be used beyond the first week.

Bee You

Spread your wings!
Lesson Plan

Book List

Bee School

Creating a Classroom Community
Lesson Plan
Book List

Bee-yond the Hive

Building on your Learning
Lesson Plan
Book List

Direct to Tech

Learn about coding!
Lesson Plan

Kidzu appreciates your feedback! Please click here to access the Virtual Learning Kit Survey.

Want even more educational resources? Click here for some great Kidzu-approved Educational Resources for you and your classrooms to explore!

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