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DISCOVERY Children's Museum

by Janelle Davis

DISCOVERY Children’s Museum has a distinct mission – to foster a welcoming, vibrant, and inclusive environment where all are invited to engage in playful and educational experiences that ignite a lifelong love of learning.  DISCOVERY Children’s Museum has long been a place for families to explore and learn.  It is also the only place in Southern Nevada that puts children’s needs for play, exploration, inspiration, belonging, and unique learning experiences above all else.

So when DISCOVERY Children’s Museum chose to close their doors at the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak, they did so with the intention of protecting the families they love and serve.  But their empty museum didn’t stop them from providing access to STEAM education to as many children as possible.  Just two days after their temporary closure, DISCOVERY Children’s Museum was able to build a web page filled with digital resources for children and their parents in both English and Spanish. 

Since then, DISCOVERY Children’s Museum has been adding original content and links every day.  The web page features great learning tools, including science demonstrations, story time and DIY activity sheets that include items you may already have in your home. There’s also a video of Vegas Golden Knight Nate Schmidt reading Curious George!

You can find the complete list of available activities and videos at Home DISCOVERIES here: