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You asked for more workshops and we heard you.

Our line-up is packed with more workshops than ever before, all to celebrate summer! Exclusive and designed to offer a little something extra, our workshops provide extended fun and learning in our most popular exhibits. We cap them at just a few people, so it's really just for you. And, be sure to check out our workshops taught totally in Spanish this summer!

Tickets start at just $10/member, $20/non-member, and include Museum admission unless otherwise noted.

Please note: Adults must purchase their own ticket. Workshop ticket purchases are non-refundable, but are transferable to a friend. All workshop tickets include Museum admission unless otherwise noted. You must be a current Children's Museum member to receive member pricing on our workshops.

Looking for our School Prep Series? Learn more here.

Art Studio Workshops

Clay Dinosaurs
a two-part workshop

In the 1st session, learn techniques to sculpt a Stegosaurus, T-rex or an imagin-a-saurus! Come back a week later to glaze your dinosaur using a variety of colors. Your finished creation will be ready to pick up the following week. Designed for all ages.

Saturday, May 19, 3 - 4:30 pm - sold out
Saturday, May 26, 3 - 4:30 pm - sold out

Mocha Diffusion

Craft your own unique sculpture, then use mocha diffusion - a pottery painting technique on fresh clay that causes a chemical reaction - to create intricate veined patterns that look like lightning, trees or jellyfish! Designed for ages 5+.

Sunday, June 17, 11 am - 12:30 pm - sold out
Sunday, June 24, 11 am - 12:30 pm - sold out

Upcycled Sculptures

Join artist-in-residence, Jessica Forrestal, to make funky, one-of-a-kind sculptures using everyday items. We'll have plenty of supplies, but feel free to bring items from home. Designed for all ages.

Wednesday, June 20, 5:30 - 7 pm - just a few spots left!

A Special Music Workshop

Little Swallows with Swallow Hill Music
an early learners' workshop

Join our friends from Swallow Hill for a musical experience featuring creative movement, song and dance. Explore playing instruments like tambourines, small drums, shakers and maracas, and get tips from the pros. Designed for ages 18 - 36 months.

Wednesday, June 20, 10 - 11 am - sold out

STEM Workshops

Lovely Ladybugs

Ladybugs are a very important member of our ecosystem. Learn about the life cycle of ladybugs, build a ladybug habitat, and take home a ladybug friend to live in it! Designed for ages 4+.

Monday, May 7, 9:15 - 10:30 am
Wednesday, May 23, 9:15 - 10:30 am - sold out

The Laws of Motion

Work as a family to complete design challenges, build ramps and pathways, and learn all about physics along the way! Designed for ages 4+.

Monday, June 4, 10 - 11:15 am
Tuesday, June 5, 10 - 11:15 am (Spanish language workshop)

Crazy for Bubbles

Learn the science of making bubble solution through shimmering, sudsy play!

Designed for ages 18 - 36 months
Thursday, June 7, 10 - 11:15 am - sold out
Friday, June 8, 10 - 11:15 am - sold out

Designed for ages 4+
Monday, June 11, 10 - 11:15 am
Tuesday, June 12, 10 - 11:15 am (Spanish language workshop)

Rock Detectives

Learn about the different types of rocks and how to identify them. Then, build and decorate your own gem box and take home the rocks you have identified. Designed for ages 5+.

Wednesday, June 13, 2:30 - 3:45 pm - just a few spots left!
Thursday, June 21, 2:30 - 3:45 pm - sold out

Tiny Homes

Children and adults will work together using real tools, large-scale building materials and blueprints to construct
kid-sized houses. Designed for ages 4+.

Monday, June 25, 10 - 11:15 am - just a few spots left!
Tuesday, June 26, 10 - 11:15 am (Spanish language workshop) - This workshop has been cancelled

Teaching Kitchen Workshops

Edible Bouquets
a special Mother's Day workshop

Use delicious fresh fruit like apples, melon, grapes, kiwi, strawberries and more to craft your own edible bouquet. Cut your fruit into beautiful shapes, dip your strawberries in chocolate and build a perfect "I love you." Designed for all ages. 

Saturday, May 12, 11 am - 12 pm - sold out
Sunday, May 13, 3 - 4 pm - sold out

Ice Cream Sandwiches

Make ice cream sandwiches from scratch! Roll out cookie dough and cut out different shapes. While the cookies bake, learn how to make homemade ice cream (in a bag!) Then, decorate and enjoy. Designed for all ages.

Sunday, June 3, 3 - 4:15 pm - sold out
Sunday, June 10, 3 - 4:15 pm - sold out

 

hours

  • Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri: 9 am - 4 pm
  • Wed: 9 am - 7:30 pm
  • Sat, Sun: 10 am - 5 pm

Free First Tuesday Nights
Free Play 4 - 8 pm

Closed certain holidays.

admission*

  • Under Age One: Free
  • Age One: $11
  • Ages 2 - 59: $13
  • Seniors (60+): $11
  • Members: Free
  • Traveling? CityPASS

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2121 Children's Museum Drive
Denver, CO 80211

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