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Browse educational activities, videos, and games to enjoy at home, in the classroom, or to accompany your visit to the museum. Search by category to zero in on your interests.

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Teachers, borrow a box of hands-on lessons and activities in a variety of subjects (at no cost).

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Math activities with shapes toy

Engage @ home | Toytopia

We can do so many things with a great toy. We can teach, we can learn, we can play. When we give our child the gift of a great toy, […]

Easy Makey Makey projects

Engage @ home | Engage in the classroom | Toytopia

Classrooms are going bananas for Makey Makey! Check out these great cross-curricular projects on Instructables made by teachers like you!  You can also check out a classroom set of Makey […]

Build a Toy Workshop

Engage @ home | Engage in the classroom | Toytopia

Working as if they are engineers who work for (the hypothetical) Build-a-Toy Workshop company, students apply their imaginations and the engineering design process to design and build prototype toys with moving parts. […]

Toytopia teachers’ guide

Engage @ the museum | Engage in the classroom | Toytopia

This guide has been developed as a resource for teachers to use before and after a museum visit and to enhance the visit itself. The classroom activities can be used […]