Celebrate National Comic Book Day at the Children’s Museum with comic book creation crafts and storytime with Wonderwoman (12PM) and Spiderman (3PM)! *Superhero costumes encouraged!
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STEAM Learning Lab – Read Across America with Mark Miller Subaru
Today we are celebrating Read Across America and Dr. Seuss’ birthday. Join our friends at Mark Miller Subaru for a virtual storytime and then make this great Dr. Seuss Day art project! Dr Seuss Day: Truffula Tree Painting Sensory Activity-great for ages 3 and up with adult Materials Apple or Potato Acrylic or craft paint […]
STEAM Learning Lab – Rainbow Walking Water
Rainbow Walking Water Ages 5 and up. It’s already March! As we get ready for a month full of fun Springtime events, we thought we would start with this activity that lets kids make their own rainbow indoors. Using some basic kitchen supplies, kids can learn about capillary action. Capillaries are the tiny tubes in […]
STEAM Learning Lab – Astronaut Celebration!
Astronaut Boot Camp! Astronaut Celebration! Ages 2 and up Did you know your child can get letters from current astronauts? If you send a letter (or a card!) along with a self-addressed and stamped envelope, then NASA will send you a response! Simply send your mail to NASA/Johnson Space Center CB/Astronaut Office Houston, TX […]
STEAM Learning Lab – Moon Phases, Clark Planetarium
Moon Phases Clark Planetarium We are excited to kick off Astronaut Boot Camp with this awesome video from our friends at the Clark Planetarium!
STEAM Learning Lab – Starry Night Play dough
Astronaut Boot Camp! Starry Night Play dough Ages 2+ Space-the final frontier! Learning about space from a young age is not only important but can also be a lot of fun. It can be difficult for those who are younger to grasp a concept as large as space which is why a sensory activity is a great learning tool to […]
STEAM Learning Lab – Solar System Mobile
Solar System Mobile Ages 7 and up with an adult For older kids who are learning about space in their classrooms, creating a solar system sun mobile is a great way to tie everything they’ve been learning and doing from the comfort of their home. Plus, it makes for an eye-catching addition that any kid […]
STEAM Learning Lab – Making a Lunar Landscape
Making a Lunar Landscape Ages 3 and up Why does the Moon have craters? Today we are going to do an experiment to learn about the lunar surface by making a model. In science, the term model means creating a representation of something in order to understand universal scientific principles. By making this model we […]
STEAM Learning Lab – Fried Milk, Confucius Institute
Fried Milk Confucius Institute We are thrilled to share this recipe with you in celebration of the Chinese New Year! Special thanks to the Confucius Institute at The University of Utah for sharing this amazing recipe with us! Watch the tutorial video here: https://youtu.be/QhUVHjg3bO4 Ingredients: Whole milk: 2 cups + 1 tbsp (500g) Cornstarch: 160g […]
STEAM Learning Lab – Purely Presidential Fitness Routine
Purely Presidential Fitness Routine Throughout the history of The United States, we have had many different personalities in the White House. While they have all had different ways to reduce stress and stay healthy, many of occupants of the Oval Office included some daily exercise as a way to get out of the office and […]
STEAM Learning Lab – Healthy Rice Crispy Treats
Healthy Rice Crispy Treats Ages 2+ February is the month of valentines and showing our love to the people around us. This can often mean a month filled with tasty treats. Rice Crispy Treats are often seen as a special treat for kids, since they are tasty, sweet, and filling. But these treats are high in fat and […]
STEAM Learning Lab – Heart Shaped Glasses
Heart Shaped Glasses Ages 4 and up Happy February! This month we are celebrating Valentine’s Day with our pals at Friends For Sight. Friends for Sight’s mission is to Save Sight and Change Lives. They do this by providing free screenings, helping people of all ages and backgrounds access quality eye care, and disseminating information […]
ILLUMINATE at Discovery Gateway
We are so excited to be participating in this virtual celebration of light and dark. This introductory activity is a good way to play with the light from your flashlight.
Artist at Home | Age 7 – 11
Channel your inner Picasso, Michaelangelo, or Frank Lloyd Wright with our artsy assembly of activities.
Guest Author | The Super Toddlers: Day at the Ocean by Joey Grammer
After defeating Jax the Terror, The Super Toddlers find themselves in a race against time battling a monster shark. What will they do to save the day?
Chalk Art Festival | At the Gateway along Rio Grande Street
Utah Foster Care’s annual Chalk Art Festival is a free, three-day street painting extravaganza that focuses attention on Utah children in foster care. More than 130 talented artists, most of them local, spend hours turning the streets of The Gateway into a gallery of splendid murals!
Museum Closing Early at 2pm
Merry Christmas Eve – Museum Closing Early at 2pm
Museum Closing at 4pm
Museum closing at 4pm for a private event.
A Look Back on 40 Years at Discovery Gateway
2018 marks the Museum’s 40th anniversary as an organization! To celebrate Discovery Gateway’s 40th birthday, here is a look back on our history from the very beginning.
SCHEELS Field Day at Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum
Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum invites guests to enjoy a sports themed day sponsored by SCHEELS, the World’s Largest All Sports Store on Saturday, March 25 with free admission all day, and special programming from 11 am – 5 pm.