Our July/August workshops are hot, hot hot! 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!

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

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

STEM Workshops

Garden Friends

an early learners' workshop 
Investigate insects and crawlers using a magnifying glass and learn how they keep our gardens healthy, then create a bug hotel to take home. Ages 18 - 36 months. 

Wednesday, July 10, 10:15 - 11:15 am - sold out
Sunday, July 21, 10:15 - 11:15 am - sold out

weathering the seasons

Discover more about the four seasons by exploring tools meteorologists use to measure weather. Then, craft your own sundial to take home. Ages 5+.   

Wednesday, July 17, 4:30 - 6 pm
Wednesday, August 21, 4:30 - 6 pm

blooming butterflies

Learn all about the butterfly species native to Colorado and how we can help them thrive! We'll explore the lifecycle of butterflies and create a butterfly garden. Plus, take home a live caterpillar and watch it emerge. All ages. 

Saturday, August 17, 11 am - 12:15 pm - sold out
Saturday, August 24, 11 am - 12:15 pm - sold out

Art Studio Workshops


a two-part workshop
A castle in the clouds or an underwater city? In the first session, imagine and sculpt your fantasy world out of clay. Come back a week later to decorate your creation with glaze. Finished pieces will be ready to pick up on 8/25. Ages 3+.

Sundays, August 11 and 18, 10:30 am - 12 pm

plaster casting

Experiment with plaster to cast a 3D copy! Bring in your favorite toy or use one of the objects we provide. We’ll also create a plaster print of your hand or foot! Ages 5+.

Saturday, August 3, 10:30 am - 12 pm
Saturday, August 31, 10:30 am - 12 pm

Teaching Kitchen Workshops

FUNgi Foods

Learn all about delicious fungi, from brie cheese to mushrooms, and how to use them to prepare tasty meals. Ages 3+. 

Saturday, July 20, 10:30 am - 12 pm
Saturday, August 10, 10:30 am - 12 pm

Fuel for Adventure

Get ready for hiking by mixing up healthy bites like homemade fruit snacks, pumpkin oat bread and granola bars. Perfect to grab 'n go! Ages 3+. 

Sunday, July 28, 1:30 - 3 pm - sold out
Sunday, August 4, 1:30 - 3 pm - sold out

Partner Workshop

Little Swallows

an early learners' workshop 
Get up and groove with our friends from Swallow Hill Music! Littles can wiggle to songs and use instruments to explore creative movement. Ages 18 - 36 months. 

Wednesday, July 24, 10 - 11 am 
Wednesday, August 28, 10 - 11 am 


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

Free First Tuesday Nights
Free Play 4 - 8 pm

Closed certain holidays.


  • Under Age One: Free
  • Age One: $12
  • Ages 2 - 59: $14
  • Seniors (60+): $12
  • Members: Free
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