The Magic City Discovery Center is committed to the health and safety of our community, and to help reduce the spread of COVID-19, as we resume in-person camps and classes, we will follow
North Dakota Health Department Guidelines.
At Home STEAM Activities for Kids!
Are you looking for some fun stuff to do while you are social distancing?
Look no further...here is a list of super ideas to get your imagination flowing.
No Technology Needed For These Activities
Build a Fort: THINK-DESIGN-BUILD
Dig up your garden to find some Earth Worms. Ewww...But so FUN!
Chase a butterfly.
Find a secret hiding place.
Make MUD pies.
Make a crayon rubbing of a leaf.
Bury a TIME CAPSULE of all the things you are doing during COVID-19. This will be a great piece of history!
Collect some rocks and paint designs on them, then hide them around your yard.
Computer Needed For These Activities
Dig up some Earth Worms: Can you count the segments? Watch this fun video
Plant a tree or flowers in the backyard: Here's some information on the life cycle of a plant.
Glider Launcher from Mystery Science: Watch this video for explanation and instructions.
How are rainbows made? Watch this video from Mystery Science
Our Educational and Outreach program is available to students now as our capital campaign is underway.
Liz Weeks, our full-time Education and Outreach Director will visit individual classrooms bringing STEAM-related lessons directly to the classroom. Teachers and students will benefit from hands-on, engaging lessons connected to
North Dakota State Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math Standards
Classroom Visits - $65
Preschool to 5th-grade visits are available
School-wide Assemblies - $100
Family STEAM Nights:
$400 in Minot
$475 within 100 miles of Minot
$500 beyond 100 miles from Minot
Please email Liz Weeks: firstname.lastname@example.org
or call/text at 239-826-8310 to schedule a visit.
After scheduling you may pay below by credit card or arrange for payment by check.
If purchasing a GIFT CERTIFICATE for a teacher or school, please pay here then email teacher name or school name to: email@example.com
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, our classroom and school visits are not available at this time.
The Magic City Discovery Center engages children and families
in the magic of life-long learning through discovery, creativity, and play. Children's museums can best be described as engaging and interactive "playgrounds" with exhibits and programming that stimulate curiosity and motivate learning.
Education and Outreach Director
OTHER EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES
Check out the links below to enhance classroom learning.
*THESE LINKS WILL TAKE YOU OFFSITE