Workshops will resume Fall 2022!
The Beaumont Children's Museum has homeschool programs available for families who want to supplement their science, technology, engineering, art, and math curriculum. Our workshops are tailored to K - 2nd and 3rd - 5th grade. These workshops include hands-on experiments and activities, social interaction with other students, and a fun way to bring to life what they are working on at home with you. We hope you can join us for S.T.E.A.M. based lessons to help foster your kid's curiosity and discovery in support of what you are learning at home.
Individual Class - $12 each
Full Series of 7 Classes - $75
Grade and Class
Kinder through 2nd Grade or 3rd Grade through 5th Grade
Workshops will run on Wednesdays.
All classes are 60 minutes long and will start promptly at 1:00 PM.
Class costs include entrance into the museum for the participating student. If the guardian would like to play in the museum with any younger siblings, they will need to purchase an admission ticket or have a membership.
Class sizes will be 20 kids max.
Class Details - Fall 2021
Combining Technology and Art: Art Bots
Do you like robots? Do you like art? During this class, students will be combing their knowledge of robots with art to make an art bot that will create a one of kind masterpiece.
Maritime for Kids
Did you know “THE PORT OF BEAUMONT is a world-class intermodal transportation facility that is served by three class one rail carriers, located within two miles of Interstate 10 and is situated on a deep-water channel with a 40-foot draft. Southeast Texas is the No. 1 exporter of crude in the nation, No. 1 exporter of liquid natural gas and has the 3rd largest refining capacity in the United States.” During this class, students will learn some basic knot tying, history of the port, how astronomy was used to navigate the waters for many years, and so much more.
BASF Kids’ Lab: A Hair-Raising Experiment
Hair gel is very sticky but holds our hairstyles when it has dried. What is this sticky material in hair gel? Come find out these answers during this hands-on science experiment where students will create their own hair-gel.
BASF Kids’ Lab: Bubbles
Everyone has fun with bubbles, watching them float on the air or seeing how large you can make one. Did you know that bubbles are made from chemistry? In this experiment, students will make their own bubble solution, bubble wands, and explore the scientific properties of bubbles.
Art with Ines: Part I
Local artist, Ines Alvidres, inspires joy with every piece of her art and she will be sharing this love of color and art with the students. She will work with the students to create a unique masterpiece. This is a TWO-part class where students will continue their art during the second session to finish their piece.
Art with Ines: Part II
This is the second part of this session where students will be finishing up their own masterpiece with Ines.
Water Works: The Power of Water
Water is super powerful – we have seen this power firsthand here in SETX through the many rainstorms and hurricanes. During this class students will learn how to harness the power of water by creating a water wheel to perform work.