Children's Discovery Museum Offering Take Home Kits for Kids Ages 2-5

July 14, 2021

If your family is not quite ready to attend in-person programs, but you are missing Miss Erin’s hands-on activities, the Children's Discovery Museum has a kit option for you! Kits will include a link to Miss Erin reading the story that goes along with each kit’s monthly theme. Kits will include directions and most of the supplies for 3 hands-on activities. Supplies not included are common household materials such as a cookie sheet, large mixing bowl, measuring cups, etc. A newsletter will also be included in the kit that will offer a couple of bonus activities to try with items from your house or your backyard, Miss Erin’s recipe for the play dough of the month, and suggestions for other books to read that go along with our month’s theme.

Additionally, there is an option to receive a toy from the Children's Discovery Museum lending library. You would be able to play with this toy for 3 weeks before returning it to the museum. There are many toys in the collection that are not being used in regular programming. If you wish to borrow a toy with your kit, please select yes on the registration question.

Upcoming Take Home Kits include:

Ice Cream
Pick up dates: Thursday, July 22 – Saturday, July 24

Caterpillars and Butterflies
Pick up dates: Thursday, August 19 – Saturday, August 21

Cost per kit $12 Members / Museums for All and $17 Non-Members

All participants must register 1 week in advance of program. Register online at or (309) 433-3444. 

The Children's Discovery Museum is located at 101 E. Beaufort Street in Normal.